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Communications Practitioner

Communications Practitioner

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Professional Services

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £75000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Karen Brown

  • Contact email:

    karen.brown@volt.eu.com

  • Job ref:

    74560-ITENG-KAB_1561736417

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    52 weeks

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-02

  • Start date:

    asap

  • Consultant:

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My Client a major technology company are offering a wonderful opportunity for a Communications Expert to work 4 or 5 days a week

Essential Experience
* An experienced communications practitioner with 10+ years' communications experience including a proven track record in running impactful internal communications programmes in large multinational organisations in the technology sector
* Strong track record in managing internal comms campaigns & resources to deliver tangible results
* Extensive knowledge and understanding of internal communications discipline, practices and techniques, including strong working knowledge of communications platforms, channels, creative content generation, tone of voice, frequency and messaging
* Strong understanding of the use of digital tools to deliver internal communications and to understand the internal employee environment and sentiment
* Proven experience in managing multi-discipline campaigns, managing competing issues and ambiguity, working with and through others, maintaining alignment with Microsoft strategic direction and goals
Personal Attributes/Interpersonal Skills
The successful candidate should possess excellent stakeholder management and collaboration skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to partner well with key stakeholders; be a confident self-starter and happy working in a team. They should display organisational agility, be a strategic thinker and effective influencer with proven ability to interact with senior leaders and engage well in high-level business focused discussions and decisions. They should understand and be well able to interpret internal and external trends and changes and be confident and convincing in giving solid senior level counsel. In addition, the ideal candidate will have:
·a passion for technology, it's role in society and for good, be a tech enthusiast with strong industry knowledge
·strong technical/functional skills -- solid writing skills, content creator and curator, experienced comms practitioner with proven comms programme delivery, competent with Microsoft Office suite of offerings (incl SharePoint,