Head of Communications

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Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary
£50,823.28 - £55,962.16 (subject to job evaluation) per annum
Posted
09 May 2018
Closes
22 May 2018
Ref
REQ000662
Job Level
Manager
Job Function
Sales and Marketing
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Great holiday allowance, excellent benefits package, 1000s of retail discounts and fantastic pension options.

LTE group is driven by a strong social mission and is committed to improving lives and economic success through learning and skills. If you share our passion and ambition and are looking to contribute in a challenging, unique and rewarding role, we want to hear from you.

This is an exciting interim role on a fixed term (up to six months), full time (37hours per week) basis requiring a highly-experienced communications professional who thrives on delivering key projects through successful collaboration with multiple stakeholders.

The role reports to the Group Marketing and External Relations Director, and will work closely with colleagues across the LTE Group. This is a senior level appointment, which needs a hands-on, senior communications professional expected to hit the ground running, gain the confidence of colleagues, and work collaboratively across ourgroup to deliver on a range of key communications projects.

About you

You will be an experienced interim communications manager ready for your next challenge, or a senior communications professional, available and seeking a projects-based, interim role. You must have significant project experiences gained in large and complexmulti-site organisations, be confident building relationships at all levels,and have the project skills and resilience to deliver.

Who we are

LTE group is the first integrated education and skills group of its kind and the largest social enterprise in the country dedicated to learning, training and employment. With around 5,000 colleagues and more than 100,000 students and learners, the Group reflects the combined strengths and services of our four leading organisations:

The Manchester College - further educationprogrammes from level 1 to 3

MOL - national provider of online and blended professional training, qualifications and accreditations

Novus - UK's largest national justice sector training and education specialist

Total People - work-based learning, apprenticeships and training provider

UCEN Manchester - higher education and access programmes from level 4 upwards

Specifically, you will be required to implement:

Group communications and engagement strategy for LTE group and business units; driving engagement and involvement of leadership teams and colleagues at all levels.

Group Intranet - business critical project to deliver a group and business unit level intranet using Share point

Communications planning and support for our business marketing plans

Staff engagement and communications projects relating to our Best Companies survey

Overall leadership and support for the six-strong,in-house communications team across BAU and crisis communications management as needed,

Measures, evaluation and reports on all communication activity to evidence successful projects and plans

For an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact Gary Hughes, Group Marketing and External Relations Director - ghughes@ltegroup.co.uk. We may consider flexible approaches to working for this critical interim projects role.

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