Interim Communications Lead

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June 11, 2021

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at SOLOS Consultants
Location Devon - Work from home, United Kingdom
Date Posted June 11, 2021
Category Digital/Marketing
Job Type Contract/Temporary
Salary £400 - £450 per day inside IR35 - Working from home


Our renowned government client is currently looking to recruit an Interim Communications Manager on an initial 6 month contract to work on their internal IT system and application implementations and strategy. This role offers remote working.

The successful Interim Communications Manager will have previous change management experience of working on large programmes, have worked in implementation programmes and have experience of change management practices (ideally Prosci). You will be part of a Directorate whose aim is to develop improved communication and engagement across the organisation that is consistent, timely and engaging to a diverse audience. Within the role will play a key role during the implementation of the programme and will be ensuring all programme communications and change requirements are delivered to a high standard.

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Develop Communication and Engagement strategy
  • Deliver an integrated and appropriate mix of communications activities to build awareness and engagement across the Services Directorate.
  • Provide support and direction to the Change Manager in the communications of directorate wide changes.
  • Creation and implementation of communication plans for the Programme and key priority projects
  • Utilise existing comms channel- Yammer, SharePoint, blogs, videos but be prepared to create innovative solutions
  • Provide recommendations on future comms structure to support the Services Directorate
  • Deliver planned communications activities on time and to agreed standards.
  • Lead planning on directorates events and key messages and preparation of material
  • Establish feedback approach to understand what comms channels are working or not
  • Support director and leadership team with personal brand and refining key Services messages to provide consistency but also we are always striving for an authentic style of leadership.

The ideal candidate will be Prosci certified, and be SC Cleared, however these aren’t essential as the successful candidate will be sponsored through the process

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established organisation with potential for contract extensions and be able to work from home.

Interim Communications Lead

£400 - £450 per day inside IR35

Home based

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