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Reference: 76213

Date Added: 17 October 2020
Closing Date: 1 November 2020

Job Title: Corporate Communications Manager (External Affairs)

Working For: NHS Blood and Transplant’s (NHSBT)

Location: Liverpool, Tooting, Birmingham or Filton

Salary: £38,890 to £44,503 pa

Job Details

Do you have the managerial expertise to help lead the communications that save and improve lives? Then read on …

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

You will support the Head of Corporate Communications 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 and cover external affairs, stakeholder engagement, Government and DHSC relations, public affairs, and intelligence led policy matters.

Handling a large and constantly changing workload in a busy environment you will need to handle reputational issues under pressure; providing management and advice to colleagues across the organisation as well as developing positive relationships with external stakeholders.

Your instinctive approach to communications, first class judgement and sound media 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

The successful candidate may be located at Liverpool, Bristol, Birmingham or Tooting Blood Centre. London HCAS will apply to Tooting Blood Centre base.

The normal working hours for this role are 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, on a fixed term basis for 12 months starting in December 2020.

For further information on this vacancy please contact Wayne Lawley, our Head of Corporate Communications, via email at: wayne.lawley@nhsbt.nhs.uk 

Closing Date: 1 November 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Interview Date:12/11/2020

Contact Name:Wayne Lawley, our Head of Corporate Communications

Email Address: wayne.lawley@nhsbt.nhs.uk 

This vacancy will close at 23:59 

Application Details

Job Description, Person Specification and application details can be found on the NHS Jobs website: https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/916228158 

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

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