Senior communications manager

£26 - £29 per hour
City of London

Job description

Morgan Hunt is currently working with a Membership and Regulatory body based in London in search of an interim Senior Communications Manager. The role is temporary for a year wiht a view to turn permanent for the right candidate. The position offers an hourly rate of £26.37 holiday pay (£29.55) and hybrid working from the St James's Park.

Key responsibilities of the interim Senior Communications Manager:

  • Lead on the implementation and evaluation of our Communication and Engagement strategy and helping to develop future communications strategies
  • Being the main internal and external strategic communications advisor to the Commissioners and senior staff .
  • Managing the needs and expectations of a range of key external stakeholders, tailoring messages appropriately and paying close attention to detail
  • Working closely with policy and operational staff to develop and implement communications and outreach plans, including advising on audience targeting, messaging, channels and evaluation
  • Working with the organisations external communications adviser to devise, deliver and oversee all media handling
  • Creating digital content such as news items, press releases, social media posts (including Twitter and LinkedIn) and candidate guidance
  • Providing communications support to the organisations Digital team in the creation and launch of our new website
  • Developing and helping to deliver internal communications in line with our values, including intranet content
  • Line managing a communications manager (HEO/IO)

Previous experience and skills of the Senior Communications Officer:

  • Strong understanding of all communications tools and channels, the communication landscape, how audiences react to messages and how to influence behaviours and attitudes.
  • The ability to manage the complex needs of a range of high-profile and influential stakeholders within a specialist area
  • Knowledge of communications evaluation techniques and methods
  • The ability to provide concise oral and written briefing for the organisations Chair, Commissioners and Chief Executive
  • The confidence and persuasiveness to communicate with people at all levels, offering advice to our Senior Leadership Team and colleagues across the organisation

If you are available for immediate start and have previous experience working in a senior communications role then please apply as soon as possible.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Helen Uleksin
Professional Services Recruitment Team
HR, Marketing & Sales
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