Project Mead Communications Manager

Location London
Flex Type Hybrid
Role Basis Contract / Interim
Salary £22.67 per hour plus £2.74 per hour holiday pay - £23.57 per hour plus £2.84 per hour holiday pay
Company MS Society

Job title: Project Mead Communications Manager

Contract type: Temporary for 3 months with a possibility of an extension.

Hourly Pay: £22.67 per hour plus £2.74 per hour holiday pay – £23.57 per hour plus £2.84 per hour holiday pay (Equivalent to annual salary of £41,259 – £42,897 FTE)

Location: Hybrid of Fully remote with occasional visits to the central London office.

Hours of work: 17.5 hours per week, flexible working. Ideally, the working hours will be spread across 3 or 4 days (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday).

About the organisation:
Charity People are delighted to be working with MS Society. This charity is dedicated to supporting people affected by multiple sclerosis (MS). They provide vital services, research funding, and campaign for improved treatments and care, striving to enhance the lives of those living with MS.

About the role
Over the next 2 and a half years, Project Mead will revolutionise the services provided to the MS community. This includes enhancing service delivery nationally and regionally, innovating services to offer more choices and support, and reaching a broader audience.

As the Project Mead Communications Manager, you will play a pivotal role in developing and managing clear and timely project communications across all stakeholders. Working closely with the core team, you will identify project audiences, develop key messages, maintain the project communications plan, and support the delivery of the change management plan.

Key duties and responsibilities
• Collaborate with the Project Mead core team to identify project audiences and stakeholders and develop an engagement approach.
• Develop and update key messages and Q&As for the project, ensuring alignment with key stakeholders and other transformation projects.
• Maintain the project communications plan, ensuring delivery aligns with the transformation program and liaising with the PMO.
• Support the development and delivery of the change management plan.
• Manage the delivery of the communications plan across teams and channels, including regular project updates.
• Brief Digital and Content teams on video or digital requirements, including website changes.

About the candidate
You will have significant experience of managing transformation project communications for internal and external audiences. You will be a skilled communicator with a talent for developing effective project communications messaging and content. You will have a background working in medium-sized not-for-profit organisations, with a focus on volunteer engagement.

Application Process
We are reviewing CV’s on a rolling basis, please apply without delay. There will be a one round interview via Teams on Monday 25th March, with a view for successful candidate to start on Tuesday 2nd April.

Charity People actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion. We match charity needs with the skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities we work with.

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