Communications Manager

Ref No. CLGJOBNO-42551CM
Salary £400 - £600/day
Location London, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (8 months)
Job Status
IR35 Status Inside

Introduction

Law enforcement client requires 2 contractors one Full time and one (part time 18.5 per week) to act as Communications Manager

Important

Communications Manager

The Job

Leading law enforcement client requires 2 contractors one Full time and one (part time 18.5 per week) to act as Communications Manager on a contingent labour basis to work in London for an estimated period of 8 months.

To promote and deliver communication services, approaches and channels; to act as the gatekeeper of good and recognised communication practice and manage the delivery of communication projects and work packages for which they are responsible. To provide advice and assurance to Directors, Deputy Directors and business leads of designated business areas to ensure standards and methodologies are maintained.

Essential

Proven experience in a professional communication role.

Demonstrate a sound understanding of communication theory and best practice.

Demonstrate a strong understanding of different stakeholders. Use this knowledge to ensure the tone, language and format of communication is easily accessible to, and read by, a range of stakeholders.

Demonstrate an awareness of how channels work together and complement each other, with a keen appreciation of the part two-way communication plays in building employee engagement and of the opportunities digital communication offers.

Be alert to emerging issues and trends which might impact on the work of the team. Understand the range of insight sources and how to use to inform own work and that of the team.

Communicate in a succinct and engaging manner using appropriate styles, methods and timing, including digital channels, to maximise understanding and impact.

Demonstrate an ability to express ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing, and appropriate to message and audience.

Demonstrate flexible, creative thinking and the ability to develop innovative solutions.

Demonstrate an ability to measure audience figures and evaluate the wider success of internal. communication channels and take steps to continuously improve them.

Experience of turning complex information into meaningful, easy-to-read, plain English copy that builds understanding of organisational imperatives.

Experience of finding ways to improve leaders' accessibility and support them in their two-way communication with officers.

Experience of managing teams and working groups, the delivery of communication plans, content, channels and events.

Experience of working on own initiative in a fast-moving and high-risk environment.

Desirable

Industry-recognised communication qualification (such as CIPR / IoIC) or equivalent.

Membership of a professional communications body e.g. (Chartered Institute of Public Relations, Institute of Internal Communication)

Please NOTE:

This role will require security clearance to SC level, please advise if you are a holder but otherwise client will need to carry out vetting. So adding to this if you aren't available straight away or have a notice period this isn't necessarily a problem.

Please get in touch asap if this role could be of interest

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