Head of Communications

Recruiter
Armstrong Lloyd
Location
Leatherhead
Salary
£47791 - £59081 pa
Posted
25 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Our client, a well known name in the third sector, are currently recruiting an urgent requirement within their team for a Head of Communications on a 6 month fixed term contract basis.This role will be responsible for all aspects of the strategic planning and delivery of external communications, marketing, public relations and public affairs, as well as supporting the internal communications. Duties and Responsibilities ·Lead the development of the PR and communications strategy and work collaboratively across the organisation to ensure the best possible results, maximising the PR support given to fundraising. ·Lead the team to ensure they put forward a clear, consistent and engaging message to all audiences and stakeholders, and take advantage of all appropriate opportunities to achieve its aims and objectives. ·You will oversee and support the development of the Combat Stress website and digital spaces and manage the organisations profile through press and media, including crisis management. ·You will work effectively with a wide range of stakeholders both internally and externally, identify additional key stakeholders to approach, and be able to build positive and productive relationships. ·Manage a range of external agencies. Key skills ·Demonstrable experience of achieving extensive online, print and broadcast media coverage. ·Leading media campaigns arranging interviews and photo calls, liaising with journalists, photographers and monitoring the success of the campaign. ·Management of staff and contractors, including recruitment, including team development ·A proven track record of using communications activity to support and develop fundraising campaigns ·Experience of web-based platforms such as web or e-commerce platform. ·Experience of using social media, to create and engage online communities Armstrong Lloyd is a marketing specialist recruitment services provider. Due to the high volume of applications received, we are not able to respond to each individual applicant, regrettably only those selected will be contacted. We will, however, keep your CV and information on file for consideration against upcoming positions. If you do not wish us to keep your CV and information on file please state on your application.
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