Communications Officer

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  • Location

    Cowes, Isle of Wight

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    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Vicky Turner

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Communications Officer; Cowes; Contract

An exciting role as the lead for internal communication processes and activities across the Isle of Wight business units has been released by our client based on the Isle of Wight. You will be a lead on communications in regard to their new project and your day to day responsibilities will include;

Be involved in employee engagement activities to include management of monthly positive climate index, annual

EngageMe Employee Survey to include managing logistical arrangements and producing newsletters and action plans to improve staff satisfaction and morale across the business

Lead for managing the internal communication process across both sites to support with key strategic activities including development and roll out of site business plans

Advise business in the creation and application of 'local' and specific issue communication plans. Build and maintain a network of internal contacts throughout the organisation, in order to advise senior executives effectively, gather news and make sure that any concerns can be aired

Deliver processes to measure the effectiveness of communications and the morale of the workforce so that the leaders can take appropriate action to improve

Management of all internal communication processes and outputs by producing written and visual communication material either on a regular or as required basis eg magazine, presentations, management and employee newsletters, site notice boards, IT-based, multimedia material, quarterly leadership forums and monthly General Manager highlight reports including podcast production

Organise and oversee arrangements for visits and events at the Isle of Wight business

Involvement in employee engagement programmes including employee benefits programmes, employee events (on and off-site) and recognition programmes

Responsibility for managing all employee events to include Summer BBQ, Christmas lunch

Lead for Employee Awards process

Responsibility for ensuring that both business unit adhere to correct corporate branding standards

Specific Functional Capability, Knowledge and Skills Required;

- Good general business knowledge supported by high standard of written communication skills
- Excellent two-way communication and presentation skills
- Excellent IT skills including PowerPoint, Excel essential,
- Ability to build customer relationships and partnerships
- A professional approach and ability to successfully influence people at all levels of the business
- A flexible and pragmatic approach to problem solving
- Ability to lead change
- The role requires occasional commitment outside of normal business hours, including evenings and weekends.
- Frequent travel between Isle of Wight sites is expected

- Skills in InDesign, Illustrator or equivalent graphics packages desirable

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