Communications manager, National Joint Registry (NJR)

Published: 03 Dec 2019

Closing date for applications: 02 Jan 2020 00:00

Location: London, Aldgate

Salary: Circa £35,000 (depending on experience and qualifications)

Details: FTE, permanent

Are you seeking a new challenge? Would you like to help us communicate our work to drive improvement in patient outcomes? If so, we would love to hear from you.

We are seeking to recruit a Communications Manager to join the National Joint Registry (NJR) team to enable us to creatively promote and communicate the work of the NJR through its press, annual report, events activity, online channels and publications.

The NJR collects data about joint replacement surgery (hip, knee, elbow, shoulder, ankle) in order to monitor performance, improve the quality of outcomes and ensure patient safety and the cost-effectiveness of joint replacement surgery and we need to communicate our work around all of this effectively to our stakeholders. NJR is part of the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP).

If you have at least five years’ experience of working in a communications role and would like to join us, apply to join our team:

Communications Manager, National Joint Registry

Key requirements of this position:

  • Work on the content, execution and delivery of NJR’s Annual Report and across other NJR publications and promotional materials.
  • Manage the development of content for e-publications, such as in-house magazines and homepage news stories and social media; information and images for websites and promotional videos, in collaboration with relevant internal staff.
  • Effective handling of communication: communication/ press queries and requests
  • Manage engagement with stakeholders and the public through various communications mechanisms.
  • Ensure that material published on the NJR website and other communication channels is up to date and regularly consider digital development needs.

Key personal specification requirements include:

  • Degree or equivalent level experience in a relevant subject.
  • At least five years’ experience of working in a communications role.
  • Experience and an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.
  • Good communication skills, writing skills and close attention to detail.
  • High degree of self-motivation with excellent organisational skills and conscientious approach.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Ability to work individually, and as part of a wider team.
  • Sensitivity and empathy in working with patients occasionally.
  • Experience of using a CMS, CRM and of managing social media channels is desirable.

How to apply:

Please complete an application form outlining how you fit this role, declaration of interest form and personal information form and submit to [email protected]

Closing date for applications:  2nd January 2020 (midnight)

Interviews are planned for: Friday 10th January 2020

Feedback will only given to shortlisted applicants.