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Internal Communications Manager

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Reference

PRI19209

Location

Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, SK8 3DG

Priory Group Division

Central Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£32,000 Per Annum

Hours

37.5 Per Week

Job Advert - Division Information

When you join Priory Group you'll be part of something special - an innovative and rapidly growing organisation that is helping to redefine the health, social care and education landscape across the UK.

Job Advert Location Description

Based at our Marketing Office at Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, SK8 3DG

Job Advert Role Description

The Internal Communications team delivers communications to the 20,000 colleagues that work in Priory’s hospitals, schools, care homes, children’s homes and offices. We’re looking for an energetic senior executive to work with the Head of Internal Communication so that the team can provide more support to the company and the major projects that need to be delivered. You’ll run your own internal communications campaigns to launch new projects, as well as helping on more complex internal comms plans.

Job description

The Senior Internal Communications Executive (Capital and Major Projects) will.

  • Work closely with the Head of Internal Communications to deliver large projects and communications initiatives, including the annual staff awards
  • Plan and deliver your own company-wide campaigns that support key projects
  • Produce regular updates for staff on projects and departmental newsletters
  • Write articles for the intranet, company e-newsletter and staff magazine; managing content from start to finish
  • Measurement of existing channels to suggest improvements
  • Communication and administration of the quarterly staff awards: promotion and measurement of entries to encourage more nominations
  • Liaising with external designers and printers to produce print material

Essential skills

  • Internal communications experience and knowledge of how to write an internal communications plan
  • Project management
  • Creativity
  • Good writing skills and able to get to the heart of a story
  • Able to balance competing priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Comfortable working with stakeholders from across the company, some of whom will be senior managers
  • Attention to detail

Desirable

  • Experience of managing intranets: uploading content and helping colleagues with queries
  • Experience of communicating to geographically dispersed and offline, frontline workers
  • Basic PhotoShop skills

Division DBS info

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date

28/07/2018