Communications Manager

Location
Lewes
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
17 May 2018
Closes
14 Jun 2018
Ref
13920653/001
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client is a high profile public sector organisation supporting an elected official responsible for securing efficient and effective policing. They are based in Lewes, East Sussex with free car parking facilities.

Description

The Communications Manager will provide strategic marketing and communications advice to the organisation work stream leads, advising on communications aims, key messages, branding, channels and resourcing.

You will work closely with the local police teams on key campaigns and operational briefings. You will also be responsible for working with the elected official to tell the stories of the outcomes of the changes to policy, drive transformational strategy and to ensure the general public are aware and engaged with that they are trying to achieve.

This is a story telling role and you will work closely with internal and external colleagues to engage on key issues.

Profile

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following experience:

  • Experience of working in a public sector press office, ideally within the government, local authority or the police. Alternatively within a fast-moving, target driven private sector environment.
  • Experience of dealing with sensitive legal/personal/security related or policing issues
  • Experience of delivering project marcomms within budget
  • Experience of using social media to support communications and engagement strategies
  • Experience of crisis communications
  • Experience of working in national broadcast media including news and current affairs
  • Experience of persuading and influencing senior colleagues on appropriate communications tactics
  • Job Offer

    £31,053 - £34,440 with excellent benefits

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