Case Study: Interim Executive Director, Communications at a large Paediatric Hospital - Gig Executive

Case Study: Interim Executive Director, Communications at a large Paediatric Hospital

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Interim Director of Governance, Independent Boys' School

THE BRIEF

The Gig Executive team was engaged by a large Paediatric Hospital to assist with the urgent appointment of an Interim Executive Director, Communications. Following the departure of the permanent executive director, an immediate need was identified to bring in a seasoned interim to work closely with the ELT, Board, Department of Health and other external stakeholders.

THE SOLUTION​

The Gig Executive team accessed our extensive, pre-qualified, national database with over 25 years of knowledge in the Health sector. We conducted intensive assessment interviews, contacted over 20 potential Interim Communication Executives and produced a curated shortlist of 4 Interim Executives aligned well for this challenging brief within 1 week.

A senior communication advisor with extensive state government experience was appointed.

THE IMPACT​

The successful Gig Executive commenced in the role within two weeks of being interviewed.  He hit the ground running, identifying opportunities for the team and within the first three months successfully developed excellent relationships with his team and external stakeholders, including the Department of Health and the hospital’s Foundation.

After an excellent impact in the interim role, the Gig Executive was also successful in the permanent process and has accepted the permanent position of Executive Director of Communications.