Communications Manager

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Harvey Nash are now inviting candidates to apply for the position of Communications Manager for a 6 month contract role based in the Inverness area for a public sector client. Please note candidates will need to have a valid basic disclosure certificate.

The role will focus primarily on the provision of professional communications and engagement support to a Financial Improvement Programme encompassing the short, medium and long-term recovery actions necessary to help our client sustainably improve.

Core Responsibilities

Develop a comprehensive communications and engagement plan for the financial improvement programme, addressing the needs of:

  • The general public.
  • Support the implementation of the communications and engagement plan including but not limited to:
  • Developing communications collateral for different stakeholder groups and for different stages of the programme
  • Issuing communications in line with the agreed plan across multiple communication channels
  • Planning and delivery of engagement events with stakeholder groups
  • Utilising surveys and other tools to gauge the impact of communications and engagement activities on the financial improvement programme
  • Support to the Director of Communications, in addressing ministerial briefing requirements, media queries and related enquiries relevant to the financial improvement programme
  • To provide communications support to the Director of Corporate Communications on other priorities

Essential Skills:

  • Experience in delivering professional communications and engagement activities within a programme environment;
  • Excellent creative writing skills;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Strong inter-personal skills;
  • An ability to work and thrive in a fast paced programme and to manage inevitable tensions created by financial improvement programmes in a public sector setting

Please submit your CV for further consideration.

Employment Type Contract

Advertiser Type Agency