Head of Communications

Accord Marketing Ltd
United Kingdom
£490 p day
03 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Communications - 3 months - £392.12 PAYE/£490 UMB - London OR Liverpool. *INSIDE IR35* *Security Clearance: DS* Description: Head of Communications is a full-time position. The post holder is responsible for leading the development and delivery of all communications activities in support of the CCS strategy and the achievement of organisational business objectives. The post holder leads a team of 5, with 3 direct reports. The role focuses on the full range of communications activities, including internal communications, external communications/media relations, and events. This is a senior role within CCS reporting to the Head of Marketing and works closely with the Director of Marketing and Communications, the Chief Executive Officer and other members of the Senior Leadership Team. Key relationships include the Deputy Director of Business Improvement, the Director of HR and the CEO's private office. Experience Demonstrable experience in leading and developing communications teams. A proven track record of executing high-impact communications campaigns, working at pace across several priorities simultaneously. Demonstrable experience in a challenging leadership role, well-versed in mentoring teams and individuals and supporting their growth and continuing professional development. PRCA or CIPR qualified, with evidence of ongoing CPD. Skills Strong strategic thinking and planning skills, with the ability to translate marketing and communications strategy into deliverable operational results. Experience in developing effective stakeholder engagement and communications plans. Experience in planning and delivering campaigns to support cultural change. Proven experience developing and leading effective digital communications strategies. Customer focussed and commercially aware. Excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities to meet business needs. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to articulate complex propositions simply for all audiences. Ideally educated to degree level and with a professional qualification in marketing or communications. For more information please contact Ashleigh Hamilton.
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