Communications Manager (Mat Cover)

Recruiter
Location
London
Salary
£40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted
20 Jul 2017
Closes
19 Aug 2017
Ref
98211
Contact
Samantha McHarg-Sharp
Discipline
Marketing
Specialism
Communications & PR
Sector
Charity
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Seniority
Manager
Contract Type
Freelance / Contract
Hours
Full-Time

Leading not-for-profit provider of housing and care for the elderly is searching for a Communications Manager for a September start.

The company:
First and foremost this company is a not-for-profit organisation which means every penny they make is reinvested into their retirement properties and care home, ensuring the best facilities and expert care is on hard for all their customers.

They have an impressive range of services designed to help the elderly maintain their independence whilst staying true to their values - they are the leaders in their sector by far. Providing services to more than 40,000 older people countrywide.

The role:
The purpose of this role is the enhance and protect the reputation both internally and externally for the business with a particular focus on the development of new services for the company - you'll be playing a pivotal part on generating communications which drives sales to new developments and working closely with the retained PR agency.

You'll also be on call to manage the correspondence with MPs and support public affairs priorities.

You'll generate positive PR and influence potential purchasers as well as taking the lead of developing the comms strategy - you'll also manage successful launch events, host community events, manage the comms budget and minimise negative PR.


You:
- 5+ years experience
- Experience in dealing with third sector, public sector etc
- Agency of clientside experience
- Media relations specialist - selling in across national, trade, local and regional press
- Developing interesting and insightful content
- Fantastic copywriting skills
- Experience in budgets, managing a PR agency and some public affairs.

The client is paying £40k and looking for a September start.

Get in touch with Samantha McHarg-Sharp for more information.