I'm excited to be recruiting for one of Birmingham's most influential charities, who are looking for a Communications Manager to join there team on a 3 month contract.
1 Scope and Purpose of Role
The Communications Manager is responsible for managing and leading all internal and external communications for the organisation ensuring the messages are consistent, proportionate and that appropriate language and style is used. Working closely with the Trust Leadership Team, the post holder will drive effective communications and engagement throughout the transition phase of the Trust’s development through to and beyond transformation and support the ongoing development of the branding, website and intranet to help shape new and innovative approaches to organisational communications.
2 Corporate Accountabilities
2.1 To develop an integrated communications strategy for the Trust incorporating Public Relations, Marketing and Online activity.
2.2 To implement communications plans and campaigns to increase awareness of the Trust and its full portfolio of services.
2.3 To develop relationships with key media partners to secure or respond to media coverage both online and offline and writing press releases for local and national media as required.
2.4 To monitor press stories and activity relating to the Trust and its brand and maximising opportunities for positive PR and positively addressing any negative PR.
2.5 To collate and analyse current communications and messages to ensure consistency.
2.6 To oversee all campaign management and design and branding requests
2.7 To develop and lead the Trust’s internal communication strategy ensuring staff are well- informed of developments
3 General Duties and Responsibilities
3.1 To produce targeted communications about the Trust for a variety of audiences using a range of methods and producing content to a high standard with minimal supervision.
3.2 To provide project based support to managers and senior managers within the Trust, working flexibly to respond to changing priorities and conflicting deadlines.
3.3 To work collaboratively with colleagues in the City Council to anticipate, co-ordinate and respond to press and news stories relating to the services in the Trust, ensuring our people are fully aware of press announcements as they occur and timely messages are sent by senior managers to correspond with such announcements.
3.4 To coordinate and update the Trust’s webpages and intranet ensuring all information is current, accurate and portrays the Trust in a positive light.
3.5 To support the development of content for the webpage and intranet and to promote this as the Trust’s key communication tool.
3.6 To provide technical support to aid recruitment activity including copy for the recruitment website and support for recruitment and other promotional events ensuring that the brand is consistent and the Trust is promoted as an 'Employer of Choice’.
3.7 To support the planning, use and reach of appropriate social media channels for use by the Trust to reach wider stakeholders and as an aid to recruitment.
3.8 To plan and manage events including marketing activities, event co-ordination and the sourcing of appropriate promotional items as needed.
3.9 To provide line management to colleagues as required ensuring that our people can
3.9 To work flexibly and productively and to undertake other duties and responsibilities as may from time to time be required.