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Date Added: Wed 28/10/2020

Senior Communications Officer

Leeds, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £21 - £22 / hourly

VennGroup The specialists in professional recruitment

RM6160 Framework

Interim Senior Communications Officer

Venn Group is pleased to be recruiting on behalf of a large NHS organisation based in West Yorkshire who is looking to recruit an interim on a 3-6 month contract as a Senior Communications Officer.

You will support the Head of Communications to deliver a high quality, comprehensive and responsive communications service to the Trust. You will be an excellent practitioner of written, face-to-face and digital communications, taking a lead on staff, stakeholder and public communications, and getting involved in high profile projects.

Contribute to communications strategies to support Trust work programmes; including service improvement, change management, staff engagement, membership engagement, patient engagement, mental health anti-stigma campaigns.


  • Effectively handled complex and sensitive information on a range of issues and made recommendations to senior managers on how to present it to relevant audiences
  • Established and maintained excellent working relationships across a complex network of internal and external stakeholders
  • Engaged effectively with a range of audiences including staff, governors, members, service users and carers to support them to communicate key messages and/or tell their stories
  • Developed and maintained excellent relationships with key media contacts; writing appealing copy to secure positive coverage, briefing journalists on complex and sensitive issues and taking the lead on complex enquiries
  • Ensured high quality communications products and channels are in place to support key relationships and to enhance/protect the reputation of the Trust

Rate:                £20.98 PAYE per hour

Location:           West Yorkshire

Duration:            3 months possibility of extension          

To apply, send a current CV through to #removed# or call 0113 234 6400

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