Communications Officer

£15.63 per hour
09 Aug 2017
26 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

New4all recruitment is currently recruiting for a Communications Officer (Children and Families Transformations) to work for our client in the Stafford area.

This position is for a Six month contract.

Start Date: 04/09/2017 End Date: 02/03/2018

Skills Required;

·Demonstrable experience in managing communications for change

·An understanding of project management principles/techniques and experience in supporting communications within and across projects

·Experience in internal communications and employee engagement during times of change

·Ability to work in partnership with and influence communications in organisations outside of your employer organisation

·Ability to translate complex issues into plain English that can be understood by the target audience

·Awareness of the Political nature of local authority and the impact this has on communications

·Using a range of communication methods and styles to ensure effective communication.

·Supporting the analysis and evaluation of campaigns.

·Ability to work under pressure to deadlines.

·To manage and prioritise own workload.

·To be able to manage conflicting demands and pressures


·Support the Senior Campaigns Officer in the development of a 3-month rolling communications plan that joins up a number of separate projects relating to children and families support and services

·Support the ongoing co-ordination of the communications plan to ensure it accurately reflects these projects as they are delivered

·Support the delivery of the communications plan to ensure messaging is agreed, consistent and shared in a timely way with key stakeholders across each project

·Represent the communications function in the Stakeholder Working Group to ensure key people across the Families and Communities Directorate are sighted on the communications plan and are supported to take the appropriate action as required

·Lead on the development of a quarterly partnership update targeting Staffordshire’s children’s workforce to ensure they are aware of changes across the system, to include collating content from partners, editing this content, distributing and evaluating its effectiveness


·Educated to degree level, or equivalent level of relevant equivalent experience.

·A qualification from a relevant recognised professional body.


This position is Full time, Monday- Friday 9am until 17.30pm a total of 37 hours per week.


£15.63 per hour

If you feel you are suitable for this position then please call our office today on 01543 425 544

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