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Senior Communications Officer (Public Health) - South West London - £4

Posted on Jul 20, 2020 by IntecSelect

Merton, London, United Kingdom
Health Care
Immediate Start
£350 - £400 Daily

Senior Communications Officer (Public Health) - South West London - £400 - Contract

A highly reputable organisation that is based in South West London is currently hiring a Senior Communications Officer who is able to lead the communications & engagement for our clients Covid-19 Outbreak Control Plan. This an exciting opportunity to have a direct impact on the nation's current health crisis.

This will be a 3/6 month contract inside IR 35 paying between £350 - £400 P/D. The chosen Senior Communications Officer must have local government exposure or communications experience within public health. Our client, has won awards for their promotion of flexible working/work from home policies.

The Senior Communications Officer will effectively work alongside the Communications Managers reporting into the Head of Communications on a rolling contract.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • To act as the lead communications & engagement officer for the Council's Covid-19 Outbreak Control Plan;
  • To develop and deliver a detailed communications plan for the OCP covering both universal promotion to residents & businesses through the council's core channels, as well as bespoke engagement with stakeholder and community groups to raise awareness;
  • To prepare any contingency materials and communications required for individual high-risk outbreak settings;
  • To act as the engagement link between the council and its health partners (SWL NHS, local NHS Trusts & Public Health England)

Extensive knowledge of the following:

  • Strategic focus on delivering outcomes through communications & engagement
  • Strong understanding of the Council's role in the prevention of Covid-19 outbreaks;
  • Previous experience working within the public sector (ideally a local borough or council)
  • Ability to craft accessible narratives for different stakeholder audiences
  • Strong copywriting skills
  • Ability to manage design & production of engaging content across different channels (video, web, digital, social)
  • Stakeholder engagement/relationship management skills

Rate circa - £300 - £400 per day on a/6 month rolling contract/35-hour week 9am - 5pm/Flexible working/Work from home options

If you can please respond to this advert with an up to date version of your CV and the leading consultant will be in touch with more details.

Senior Communications Officer (Public Health) - South West London - £400 - Contract

Reference: 913330332

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