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Information and Communications Officer

Service Care Solutions
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Marketing & PR
Contract Type
Full Time
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A Client within the Public Sector is currently recruiting for a Information and Communications Officer to join their transport team as soon as possible.

This is a full time, temporary position and the ideal candidate will have extensive experience working within the Marketing, Information or Communications are ideally within a public sector environment.

The purpose of the role is to work in a busy and dynamic communications and engagement team, you'll help manage and maintain the teams relationships with a range of diverse internal and external stakeholders.

The main responsibilities of the role:

Responsible for collating, investigating and providing high quality responses to correspondence from senior stakeholders such as Members of Parliament, Assembly Members and TPH trade representatives.
Contribute to a database of correspondence received and responded to, monitoring performance and ensuring that responses are produced in a timely manner.
Identify potential risks and sensitivities, suggest mitigation and recommend an approach on emerging issues - advising the Taxi and Private Hire Stakeholder Lead, General Manager of Taxi and Private Hire, other internal stakeholders and communications colleagues.
Support the Taxi and Private Hire Stakeholder Lead and General Manager of Taxi and Private Hire by co-ordinating engagement activities and meetings, preparing briefing papers and presentations, ensure actions are followed up and closed.Requirements:

Educated to degree level or relevant experience (essential)
Excellent understanding of communications/public relations techniques and best practice (essential)
Good understanding of transport issues, in particular taxi and private hire (desirable)
Good understanding of the public sector environment (desirable)
Good knowledge of political environment in which TPH operates (essential)
Experience in corporate/internal communications, PR and/or customer communications, preferably in the public sector (essential)
Experience of working in highly sensitive and political environment (essential)
Experience in producing high quality, concise responses to politically and commercially sensitive enquiries (essential)
Experience in managing VIP correspondence in a Government department or a comparable organisation (desirable)
The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering between £200 - £230p/hour Umbrella Ltd (approx. £666 - £743 p/week NET after deductions) dependant on experience and qualifications. So if this position sounds of interest, email a copy of your up to date CV to (url removed) or call James at Service Care Construction on (phone number removed)
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