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Internal Communications Manager

Kingston Upon Hull   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Internal Communications Officer
  • Hull

About Our Client

Public sector organisation based in East Yorkshire.

Job Description

  • Responsible for the delivery and development of the day-to-day internal communications needs of the business via a wide range of channels and to a wide range of internal audiences.

  • Evaluate and regularly review the effectiveness of channels, investigate and advise on new channels and lead the implementation.

  • Develop and lead on the delivery of the internal elements of the force Communications Strategy.

  • Work with senior leaders and HR to deliver change communications.

  • Support the strategic aims of employee engagement though the delivery of high quality, fit for purpose internal communications.

  • Lead the development of the internal brand and tone of voice for the force and the leadership team.

  • Providing advice and guidance to officers and support staff of all ranks in the preparation of promotional publications, communication strategies, internal promotions, PR material and information for the Force internet / intranet.

  • Work closely with business area/subject leads to deliver internal communications and promotions ensuring their needs are met campaigns and advises the divisional teams on the most appropriate contents.

  • Responsibility for the design, drafting, development, and delivery of internal publications, interactive two way intranet content, posters and leaflets to communicate Force issues and priorities.

  • Develop relationships with relevant Force Stakeholder groups.

  • Work with event leads to add value to events, ensure events are suitably branded and support delivery where appropriate.

  • Work as part of a team to develop and manage the force intranet, with overall responsibility for content.

Performs other such duties as reasonably correspond to the general character of the post and are commensurate with its level of responsibility.

The Successful Applicant

Educated to 'A' Level or equivalent in a Public Relations/Communications/ Marketing qualification. Must have a valid driving licence.

Communications related degree or recognised professional qualification e.g. CIPR/CIM/ Melcrum

Demonstrable experience of supporting change communications in a large complex organisation with successful learning and outcomes.

Managing a wide range of internal communications channels and messages for a variety of audiences, including regular evaluation and ongoing improvement.

Ability to manage two-way channels of communications on behalf of the force.

Working with senior leaders to harness internal communications to support and enhance employee engagement.


Written and implemented a multi-channel internal communications strategy in a large complex organisation

Desktop publishing skills e.g. Photoshop, Publisher, video editing. Strategic and operational use of SharePoint. Excellent oral and written communication skills - ability to tailor the message for the audience. Ability to manage many competing priorities, and manage a range of stakeholders at all levels in the organisation.

Ability to shoot and edit video.

Demonstrates attention to detail and accuracy in all tasks undertaken and displays a creative and innovative approach to fact finding and problem solving. Has the confidence and initiative to challenge negative attitudes towards essential communication.

Has a persuasive manner and has the ability to gain credibility with others.

Demonstrates an eye for detail and accuracy in all work undertaken. Confident manner with the ability to gain credibility with others. Ability to work with minimum supervision. Access to transport in order to travel around the force.

Demonstrates the ability to promote the activities and image of the organisation in a positive manner. Holds a full driving licence.

A citizen focused culture exists when every member of staff considers the impact that their actions have on the people they serve and proactively seeks ways of improving the quality of the service that they provide. The post holder must convey to both internal and external clients a customer focused service based on fairness and quality and ensure they fully understand and represent the organisations values and principles at all times.

Considers and shows respect for the opinions, circumstances and feelings of colleagues and members of the public, no matter what their race, religion, position, background, circumstances, status or appearance. Understands other people's views and takes them into account. Is tactful and diplomatic when dealing with people, treating them with dignity and respect at all times. Understands and is sensitive to social, cultural and racial differences.

What's on Offer

3 month contract paying £21-£25k pro rata day rate salary

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