Internal Communications Officer in Oxford

Posted on Dec 16, 2018 by E Personnel Recruitment Ltd

Oxford, Oxfordshire United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£18 - £21 Annual

A fantastic opportunity for a personable and creative Internal Communications Officer to join and well-established and influential organisation in Oxford.

This is a 6-month contract.

Full-time role, 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Pay rate: £18 - £21 ph PAYE

Ideally the Internal Communications Officer would have the following:

  • Degree in a relevant professional qualification or two years relevant experience
  • Three years' experience of developing internal communications across a complex, diverse organisation
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced communications environment
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and cope with competing priorities
  • Experience of delivering projects on time and an ability to prioritise
  • An ability to network and maintain positive working relationships
  • Ability to analyse and interpret complex information and communicate key issues from these
  • A clear and concise writing
  • Ability to use design and film editing software (desirable)
  • Ability to work to an agreed autonomous level of practice
  • Flexibility and ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience dealing with a varied workload, progressing a number of projects concurrently through effective prioritisation

Main responsibilities:

  • Support the implementation of the internal communications plan and provide effective communication of corporate information to staff aligned to organisational priorities
  • Develop, evolve and maintain a variety of communications channels to support the delivery of the organisation's priorities
  • Advise and support internal communication plans (where appropriate) to support organisational projects
  • Lead on allocated internal campaigns aligned to the internal communications plan
  • To manage and lead on the council's annual staff conference
  • Work with colleagues at all levels of the organisation to ensure appropriate and timely messages are shared with staff in the most effective and timely way
  • Draft key messages, write and edit copy and create content for a wide range of communications (e.g. film, newsletters, posters, intranet headlines).
  • Draft key messages and communications for specific target audiences
  • Liaise with the Communications and Media team to ensure internal and external messages are aligned
  • Meet challenging targets, deadlines and standards of performance as agreed with line manager
  • Represent Internal Communications at cross-directorate meetings.
  • Build a culture where two-way internal communication is seen as fundamental and integral to the success of the organisation and its staff.
  • Continually monitor and evaluate the success of internal communications.

Should your application be successful, you will be contacted shortly.

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Reference: 598103574

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