Black Cherry Recruitment

Senior Communications Officer (Transport)

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£28K to £32.5K
31 Aug 2018
30 Sep 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

This is an exciting role within a unique transport organisation. The plans they are making today are set to change the way people live, work and play in the North and communications output is a key element of their activity. Working as part of a team you will deliver planned and reactive communications relating to agenda-shaping topics. 


As their Senior Communications Officer you will undertake proactive and reactive communications, media relations and engagement activities implementing and delivering strategies and plans, whilst also taking a lead for the organisations internal communications. 


You will be expected to pro-actively contribute to the development and delivery of our Communications Strategy, ensuring their communications and media services meet their core objectives and continue to maintain and enhance the organisation’s reputation.


What we’re looking for:


Educated to degree level of equivalent in relevant subject; the successful candidate will possess demonstrable experience within media relations, corporate communications, social media, stakeholder engagement, internal communications, events and e-communications. 


You will be experienced in developing communications and media campaigns on behalf of complex organisations, alongside producing high quality content across multiple communication channels.


A sound understanding of local government political frameworks and how to operate within them is desirable, albeit, you will be expected to demonstrate a proven track record of building productive working relationships with the media, partner organisations, external agencies and stakeholders within your previous roles.


For more information please contact Helen Salt on or 0161 228 7239.