Internal Communications Consultant

Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
£30000 - £40000.00 per annum + 6m fixed term contract
Posted
14 Oct 2016
Closes
11 Nov 2016
Ref
2870029
Marketing Disciplines
PR and Communications
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

Internal Communications Consultant
£35,000 - £40,000 - 6 month fixed term contract
West Yorkshire, Commutable from Leeds, Bradford, Huddersfield, Wakefield etc.

This leading Financial Provider offers a range of Savings accounts, Insurance products, Mortgages and more throughout the UK.

Due to continued growth, my client is looking for an Internal Communications Consultant to join the team on a 6 month contract to work on a key communications project.

Responsibilities

  • Provide a strategic link between complicated change programmes and the business outcome on the ground by championing and driving through great engagement; translating the complex into the simple
  • Build trust across the organisation by communicating effectively within a multi-site and multi-branded business
  • Contribute to strategy and define our approach, as well as taking ownership for detailed planning and delivery
  • Understand emerging trends and developing business issues and combine these with audience insight and communications measurement to make sure communications and engagement activities resonate with colleagues
  • Act as a trusted advisor, supporting projects and programmes with their tactical communication plans and join up the bigger picture for the business
  • Work collaboratively with the central Communications team and Group Change colleagues, to deliver communications to a high standard, and within agreed timescales

Personal Profile

  • Excellent communication skills both in person and in writing; articulate and credible
  • Substantial experience of working in an internal communications role, with strong knowledge of strategic communications practices, preferably in a corporate and/or change environment
  • Experience of working as a consultant; building relationships quickly, providing professional support and coaching on best practice at all levels in an organisation, with the ability to influence key communication decisions
  • A strategic thinker with a commercial background, who identifies potential opportunities, and drives through cultural change
  • A team player who is also comfortable working independently, who brings a curious nature and a desire to do things differently
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of communication delivery methods to customers

If you are an immediately available, experienced communications consultant who would be available to start at short notice, please contact me regarding this opportunity.

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