Senior Internal Communications Officer

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    Fixed Term Contract

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    £35,000 - £40,000

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    Leila McCausland

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    Leila McCausland

A fantastic opportunity for a dynamic and hungry Internal Communications Officer to take their next step up. Working for one of the UKs busiest rail companies you will be joining a new team working on the company’s safety strategy.

You will be working on a high-profile behaviour-change programme targeting the company’s safety culture and performance.  The post-holder will report into the Head of Internal Communications and you will work up and deliver the tactical plan for the behaviour change communications strategy.

Job Spec: experience, skills and knowledge

  • At least three years’ experience in a communications role preferably in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in producing good quality content for a variety of audiences, channels, and media
  • Experience of message formulation and matching tone to message and audience, and effective channel choices
  • Demonstrable experience in delivering effective tactical communications in line with a strategy
  • Excellent writing and editing skills and an understanding of how to construct a news article
  • An understanding of internal communications planning, including audience insight, delivery and evaluation
  • Experience of behaviour-change communications highly desirable
  • Experience of creative comms solutions (ie outside traditional channels) highly desirable
  • Confidence dealing with managers as well as good verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrable experience of working effectively unsupervised as well as being a strong team player
  • Qualified to degree level or have a professional qualification in either journalism or communications, or a demonstrable level of equivalent experience.
  • Transport / Rail experience desirable


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