Stopgap

Head of Communications

Recruiter
Stopgap
Location
Surrey
Salary
£75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted
21 Oct 2020
Closes
20 Nov 2020
Ref
JVP-094635
Contact
Jackie Pinfold
Discipline
Marketing
Sector
Health
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Are you looking to drive global communications programs, being spokesperson and leading projects and teams?

Head of Communications - £75,000-£100,000 - Surrey

THE COMPANY
Our client is a publicly listed healthcare company focused on developing and commercialising innovative products for patients and consumers in a specialised field. They are on a growth trajectory, having commercialised their first product in key markets, and are now preparing new products for market entry. You would join an international team and be relied upon to deliver consistent results to tight deadlines.

THE ROLE
The Head of Communications will be responsible for the narrative presentation of company and product brands, developing and managing brands.
- communications materials
- engagement campaigns, including media liaison and briefing, internal communications and patient relations
- key messaging
- events management.
- external communications contracts, inc. social media brand ambassadors
- digital marketing analysis and online advertising campaigns
- distil complex technical topics into clear, accessible narratives for a range of audiences and media
- lead junior and mid-career communications staff to deliver projects in a high-pressure environment.

YOU
Your experience will include:
- Extensive communications work within or alongside a range of companies, or with a singular entity for an intensive and extensive period
- Work within or alongside a publicly listed company, preferably in the healthcare or pharmaceutical space
- Leading functional teams across multiple locations, inc. mentoring junior staff
- The development of communications campaigns, including writing media releases, Annual Reports, and social media content, building digital advertising campaigns and facilitating media liaison
- The development of existing and new brand narratives, working closely with senior creative staff
- Stakeholder engagement, including as a company spokesperson with traditional and online press and patient or consumer groups
- Working with luxury and complex brands to make technical concepts accessible and desirable
- Developing and improving systems to ensure compliance within a technical field
- Successful delivery of new brands and products to audiences on a global scale
- Delivering high end events and experiences
- Managing multiple ongoing projects (some long-term) while ensuring a consistency of narrative
- A background in copywriting, journalism or corporate stakeholder management

You will have an entrepreneurial mindset, understanding the needs of a growing business and of its management to work across levels within the organisation.

If this sounds like you, apply online now.

Head of Communications - £75,000-£100,000 - Surrey

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