Head of Communications

£62000 - £66000 per annum
11 Apr 2018
11 May 2018
Jackie Pinfold
B2C, Charity
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Contract Type

Are you a tried and tested Head of Communications with a superb media relations track record? Read on if you are looking for a new challenge in a meaningful world...

Head of Communications - £62,000-£66,000 - London

Our client is a major charity with a vision of a just world, free from poverty.

This Head of Communications role is a very important hire for the business as the successful candidate will be working with the organisation's most senior and public stakeholders as well as key internal interfaces. It reports in to the Board and has three (senior) direct reports.

The key for the organisation is to be more proactive in their media relations so they want a Head of Communications who will develop and deliver an outward facing communications strategy, which includes nurturing relationships with selected journalists and delivering coverage to help build the brand.

The Head of Comms will be responsible for advising the organisation on reputational risk, collaborating with others to develop the brand proposition, leading development of the PR strategy, and developing and delivering proactive media activities as well as running a reactive press office. Generating positive year round media coverage, monitoring the external and internal environment to ensure you don't miss any opportunities, delivering coverage for investors and corporate partners and co-ordinating the organisation's response to reputational issues in the public domain are all part of the remit. You will take the lead on editorial relationships and play a key part in the production of the annual report.

The successful Head of Communications will have significant experience in leading and managing high performance teams. You will also be able to demonstrate that you have led an effective media function or strategy for a consumer facing brand.

If you have exceptional communication, networking, influencing and persuading skills, if you think strategically and can sustain positive working relationships, then apply online now.

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Head of Communications - £62,000-£66,000 - London

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