Senior Communications Manager - Essex Safeguarding Adult Board

England, Essex, Chelmsford
18 Jun 2021
16 Jul 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Part Time

Senior Communications Manager - Essex Safeguarding Adult Board

Fixed Term, Part Time

Up to £36,057 per annum

Location: Chelmsford

Please note this is 12 Month Fixed Term Contract or Secondment opportunity on a Part-Time basis - 18.5 hours per week. Salary will be pro rata.

With us, you can achieve more - for yourself as well as those you work to support.

We'll give you the tools and resources you need to enable adults in Essex to live healthily and independently.

As we help you grow your expertise, you'll be part of a team working across the system to improve outcomes for Essex residents, while bringing about significant change that helps us manage future challenges.

About the Role

This role supports the Board Manager of the Essex Safeguarding Adults Board leading and managing the delivery of effective internal and external communications that illustrate and promote the functions of the Board. The role is responsible for delivering complex and often politically sensitive pieces of work to meet the communications objectives of the Boards.

  • Supporting and advising the Safeguarding Board on all public and professional communications and engagement related activity.
  • Responsible for managing events and conferences organised by the Board; working collaboratively with the Board support teams to ensure effective delivery.
  • Responsible for managing the Boards media engagement, particularly with regard to the coordination of media activity around Safeguarding Adult Reviews.
  • Responsible for managing the Boards web-based and social media related activity
  • Responsible for managing stakeholder communications.

About You

To apply, you'll need to be educated to degree level or equivalent by marketing/communications experience with evidence of continuing professional development and strong knowledge in relevant professional area.

You'll also need:

  • Excellent interpersonal, writing and presentation skills with the ability to communicate clearly and accurately to a variety of audiences, both internal and external.
  • Proven project management experience in a multi-disciplinary field within marketing/communications, with strong research and initiative-taking skills.
  • Previous experience of working in a political environment and an understanding of Local Government.

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If you have any questions about the role, or working with us, please contact our Resourcing Team on 0333 013 5888.

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