Corporate Communications Manager

Location
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary
AfC Band 7; £31,383 to £41,373 per annum
Posted
11 Jan 2017
Closes
25 Jan 2017
Ref
918-CM1201
Sector
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

NHS BLOOD AND TRANSPLANT

Corporate Communications Manager

AfC Band 7; £31,383 to £41,373 per annum

37.5 hours/week, permanent

Location: Watford, Speke or Filton, Bristol

Ref: 918-CM1201

Do you have the managerial expertise to help lead the communications that save and improve lives? Then read on…

You’ll play a key role in raising NHS Blood and Transplant’s profile and increasing public awareness of blood, organ, tissue and stem cell donation.

You will support the Head of Corporate Communications in developing and implementing all areas of our corporate communications strategy; supporting our aims and objectives; promoting the purpose of the organisation and maintaining our professional corporate image and reputation with external stakeholders.

As an experienced communications professional you will be responsible for developing, managing and delivering our external communications. Your work will focus on one of our four workstreams (public affairs, supporters engagement, the national media and local communications) however you will enjoy collaborative working across all these disciplines.

Handling a large and constantly changing workload in a busy environment you will need to handle reputational issues under pressure; providing management and advice to colleagues across the organisation as well as developing positive relationships with external stakeholders.

Your instinctive approach to communications, first class judgement and sound media and political awareness will ensure that you excel in this role.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a real difference by combining your experience, knowledge and talent with our ambition to save and improve lives

The successful candidate may be located at either Watford, Speke or Filton, Bristol.

For further information on this vacancy please contact Wayne Lawley at wayne.lawley@nhsbt.nhs.uk

Closing date for applications is midnight on 25 January 2017.

Interviews will take place at Watford, date to be confirmed.

To apply for this vacancy please visit www.jobs.nhs.uk and search for vacancy reference number 918-CM1201