- Work closely with senior management, programme managers and project managers to ensure effective identification and management of communications and engagement activities for each project.
- Fully acquainted with the external political environment that the NHS works within, acquired through experience at a similar level and professional development.
- Extensive experience of managing patient, public and community engagement at various levels, including large engagement campaigns to deliver critical corporate objectives.
- Be responsible to both organisations for the development, implementation and evaluation of communications strategies and campaigns.
- Provide communications, marketing and media, reputation management advice and training to the Governing Body and other senior managers as required.
- Build and maintain strong working relationships with key media and recommend when strategies and tactics need to be deployed to manage, rebut or raise issues and information.
- Strong background in communications in the NHS
- Must have managed a communications team
- Extensive knowledge of patient, public and community engagement, acquired through qualifications and/or experience at master's degree level.
- Educated to Master's degree level (or equivalent level of knowledge and experience) within a communications and engagement arena.
- Extensive experience of communications and public relations at a senior management level, with a proven track record, desirable experience within the NHS.
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