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Communications and Engagement Manager

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work for an NHS organisation who are looking to appoint a Communications and Engagement Manager on a 12 month contract. The role will involve a hybrid working approach.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the day-to-day communications and engagement function for the system-wide Digital programme;
  • Leading the day-to-day Digital Communications and Engagement strategy, developing and delivering both high level and detailed action plans;
  • Monitoring progress against metrics, providing analysis and reports, suggesting remedial action where appropriate;
  • Building and maintaining public confidence in and awareness of system-wide working through effective media relations and relationship development and management;
  • Developing positive working relationships with local NHS and partner organisations, ensuring a joined up and coherent approach to system-wide digital change;
  • Providing communications, marketing, media and reputation management advice;
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with media, patient groups and other key stakeholders.
  • The ideal candidate will have:

  • Proven experience in managing a communications and engagement function within the NHS;
  • Extensive experience of working with the media;
  • Experience of devising, implementing and evaluating effective communications and engagement strategies.
  • If you are interested in the role, please send a copy of your updated CV to along with your availability.