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Reference: 72990

Date Added: 4 October 2019
Closing Date: 16 October 2019

Job Title: Senior Communications Officer

Working For: NHS Blood and Transplant

Location: Birmingham, Tooting or Speke (Liverpool)

Salary: £30,401-£37,267 per annum

Job Details

Do you have the communication expertise to lead projects that save and improve lives? Then read on …

At NHSBT we stand for hope. We stand for life. We stand for helping people do something extraordinary, saving and improving the lives of others. Are you ready to play your part?

You’ll play a key role in raising NHS Blood and Transplant’s profile and increasing public awareness of blood, organ, tissue and stem cell donation.

You will support the Head of Corporate Communications and the Corporate Communication Managers in developing and implementing all areas of our corporate communications strategy; supporting our aims and objectives; promoting the purpose of the organisation and maintaining our professional corporate image and reputation with external stakeholders.

As an experienced communications professional you will be responsible for developing, managing and delivering our external communications. Your work will focus on stakeholder and parliamentary engagement however you will also enjoy collaborative working across the wider corporate communications team including national media and local communications.

Handling a large and constantly changing workload in a busy environment you will need to handle reputational issues under pressure. You’ll have a strong, instinctive approach to external affairs and the ability to build strong and meaningful relationships with a very broad range of stakeholders and public organisations/representatives.

You’ll have an excellent knowledge of the workings of government and the importance of stakeholder engagement, as well as first class written and verbal communication skills.

Your instinctive approach to communications, first class judgement and political awareness will ensure that you excel in this role.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a real difference by combining your experience, knowledge and talent with our ambition to save and improve lives.

Our aim is to be an inclusive organisation that reflects the diverse communities we work with and as such we positively encourage applications from all sectors of the community

For further information on this vacancy please contact Sam Hargreaves at sam.hargreaves@nhsbt.nhs.uk

Closing Date: 16 October 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be held in Birmingham New Street and will take place on 28 October 2019 (subject to confirmation)

Application Details

To apply for this role please submit an application through the NHS Jobs webpage: https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/?vac_ref=915775267

Website: https://www.nhsbt.nhs.uk/

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