Program Communications Specialist

Job Ref: 50184705
Sector: Business Change, Strategy & Analysis
Date Added: 16 August 2017
  • London, England
  • £300 - £350 per Day
  • Chay Hedges
  • 0207 654 1052

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Program Communications Specialist - London ASAP Start

Program Communications Specialist

My Client, one of the worlds leading education providers are currently looking to recruit an experienced Program Communications Advisor to join their team on a 12 month contract bases.

This Program Communications Specialist will work closely with the Program Communication Lead and relevant Change Lead/s to manage communication for multiple Waves to impacted employees. These waves will include but not necessarily be limited to those relating to the transformation of our rights and royalties functions, and the introduction of Pearson's new finance, procurement and supply chain solution

The role will be responsible for:

  • Planning, developing and delivering all local internal and external communication activities, following the Program Communication approach;
  • Ensuring all local internal and external communications and content are consistent with the program and my Clients's overarching narrative, tone, messaging and visual identity;
  • Supporting the local (program and business) leadership teams in planning, developing and delivering key stakeholder engagement activities, as needed;
  • Measuring the effectiveness of communication and key stakeholder engagement activities, and reporting on this, as needed.

Skills/Experience:

  • Strong experience of delivering communications for large-scale change programs, with proven positive outcomes.
  • Experience of working in a global, matrixed environment.
  • Experience in developing and executing detailed tactical communication plans, with an ability to think strategically.
  • Excellent copywriting and editing skills, with a meticulous attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to translate complex issues into simple messaging.
  • Experience in measuring the effectiveness (efficacy) of all program communications.
  • Adept at working at pace and under pressure, and in managing multiple tasks and priorities;
  • Excellent PowerPoint, Word and Excel skills.
  • Design experience i.e. Adobe Creative Suite - InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Expertise in content management systems, including - ideally - Jive-n.
  • Management consulting experience desirable

Program Communications Specialist - London ASAP Start

Program Communications Specialist

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age