Communications Specialist

Sunderland Temporary
  • Communications Specialist - Remote - Immediate Start
  • North East- Temporary

About Our Client

A NFP organisation who makes a real impact in its community

Job Description

Urgent Job Vacancy Communications Specialist ( Internal Communications & External Communications)

Interim 3 months +

As a Communications Specialist you will provide

  • Provide communications advise to senior managers
  • Writing and producing communications materials for both internal and external stakeholders in a range of formats, e.g. press releases, articles, staff bulletins and social media postings.
  • Working with content management systems.
  • Working with online platforms in a professional environment, including websites, intranets and social media
  • Support the corporate communications and prepare, deliver external communications campaigns via traditional media and online platforms.
  • Develop and deliver internal communications campaigns.
  • Support consultation and engagement activities with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Responding to incoming media enquires as appropriate, sourcing appropriate information and images, drafting media statements and arranging interviews.
  • Preparing news stories for print and broadcast media, including pro-actively identifying opportunities, sourcing appropriate information and images, drafting press releases and arranging interviews.
  • Coordinating media events.
  • Drafting feature articles for trade and print media.

The Successful Applicant

As a Communications Specialist - Internal Communications Specialist

  • 3+ years experience within communications
  • A proven track record working within a communications role - media, press, PR, content creation, copy-writing and broad communications internal & external. Or you will be an internal communications specialist
  • You will need a good understanding of what drives reputation, with a demonstrable experience of leading and implementing successful media and digital campaigns to deliver business objectives.
  • Good written, editorial, social media engagement and oral communications skills with a strong, proven understanding of what makes a good news story and interesting, accessible content.
  • Experience of both digital and traditional media content and social media tools to assess performance and inform business decisions.
  • Good internal and external relationship management skills, with ability to develop good working relationships with and influence journalists, social media influences and senior managers, dealing with conflict and challenge in a calm, measured way
  • Previous worked within a public sector or NFP environment

What's on Offer

£Competitive day rate

PLEASE APPLY ASAP- Interviews are to be take place soon. You much be available to start within 1 week

Katie Martin
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Phone number
+44 113 388 9061

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Katie Martin
Consultant phone
+44 113 388 9061
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