Senior Internal Communications Manager

Advantage Resourcing Company
Up to £400 per day
30 Nov 2017
03 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Internal Communications Manager - Birmingham - 12 Months Contract - Up to £400 Umbrella & £318 PAYE

IR35: In Scope

The Role

Advantage Resourcing are recruiting for an exciting opportunity as a Senior Internal Communications manager to work in a major Government department. This role will involve occasional travel to Nottingham.

Main Responsibilities

*Play a key leadership role in ensuring the internal communications team is effective, innovative and fully supportive of business objectives.
*Ensure effective management of the programme of internal communications, including overseeing a review of internal channels.
*Provide guidance to internal clients on the manner in which messages and key themes are communicated to ensure consistency, clarity and impact.
*Advise major change programme leads on internal communications strategy and work with stakeholder communications colleagues on announcements, articles and briefs.
*Support embedding the engage for success enablers in all communications activity.
*Have basic design and layout skills.
*Keep abreast of wider government communications initiatives
*Evaluate the effectiveness of communication processes and deliver ongoing improvement.
*Work collaboratively to build effective relationships with key stakeholders in the department and in partner organisations.
*Act as an effective ambassador for the communications team in all interactions.

The Successful Candidate will

*Strong planning, organisational and people skills, including delivering communication products to deadlines.
*Experience in developing and delivering effective communications strategies and plans.
*Experience of evaluating communications campaigns.
*Good written and verbal communications skills.
*Ability to work under pressure, manage competing priorities and changing deadlines.
*Strong relationship management skills, effective at negotiating and influencing at a senior level.
*Good knowledge of the communications landscape, and the role of digital communication in internal communication.
*Understand and be an advocate for the principles of staff engagement, or wish to develop experience in this area.

If you would like to apply for this position, please forward your CV.

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