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Communication Consultant

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Bristol City Centre, Bristol
Role Type
Up to £20.85 per hour
Job Ref: J1898_1715787763

Communication Consultant

Bristol City Centre

Local Authority

£20.85 per hour

3 months

Tate are delighted to be working in partnership with a local authority in Bristol City Centre, to recruit an Employee Engagement and Communication Consultant on a temporary basis! This position will be mainly remote based however you will need to be able to attend meetings in Bristol City Centre on a regular basis.

This is an exciting role requiring you to have previous experience within communications and employee engagement, and we are looking for someone who can bring a fresh mindset and can do attitude to this large local authority.

If you are on the lookout for a new role and want to get involved in a 3 month assignment, where you will be supervising a small team and learning directly from the Communications Manager, then please apply right away and we'll be in touch within 48 hours!

Essential Requirements

  • A degree or relevant equivalent industry or vocational qualification, and/or substantial experience of working in a communications or employee engagement role.
  • Experience and understanding of a variety of innovative tools and techniques that can be used to change attitudes, perceptions and behaviours, including experience of using digital channels.
  • Demonstrating excellent verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to write concisely, accurately and in an engaging way for a variety of audiences: Being able to create, edit, proof and present information effectively in different formats.
  • Practical skill in developing and delivering integrated communications and employee engagement strategies to meet project outcomes and timescales.
  • Confident working under pressure, to deadlines and while managing multiple projects simultaneously; with a track record of delivering on time.
  • Ability to offer communications and employee engagement advice to officers at all levels, including having confidence to negotiate and liaise with senior managers. Credible champion of communication activity that adds value, with the ability to assess and influence where and how this is delivered.
  • Finding solutions to meet business and reputational requirements whilst providing excellent service to clients. Good problem-solving skills, including working within limited budgets and timeframes.
  • To work effectively as part of a team whilst also being able to work independently and make confident decisions.
  • Proven ability to critically research, monitor and evaluate communication and employee engagement activity in order to seek continual improvement in the service provided to clients.
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge and/or experience of equality and diversity issues.
  • Have a working knowledge of Microsoft office applications or equivalent including the following: email (outlook or equivalent), word processing (word or equivalent), spreadsheets (excel or equivalent) using the internet (internet explorer or equivalent) Have a willingness to learn new applications and technology as appropriate.

Desirable Requirements

  • Membership of the Chartered Institute of Marketing or the Chartered Institute of Public Relations or other recognised organisation.
  • An understanding of political sensitivities and experience of partnership working.
  • Experience and/or understanding of formal market research techniques and/or statistical interpretation and analysis.

Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period, therefore we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.

Tate is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Tate is committed to promoting equal opportunities. To ensure that every candidate has the best experience with us, we encourage you to let us know if there are any adjustments we can make during the application or interview process. Your comfort and accessibility are our priority, and we are here to support you every step of the way. Additionally, we value and respect your individuality, and we invite you to share your preferred pronouns in your application.

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