Communications Manager (maternity cover)
Communications Manager (maternity cover), King's Cross, London - Our client, a leading services organisation based very close to King's Cross is looking for an experienced Communications Manager to be responsible for their external communications function in the UK. We are looking for candidates who have a strong external communications background with extensive experience of budget, crisis and media management. This is a senior external communications role within which you'll be driving the entire strategy to increase national media coverage and overall positive exposure, enhancing the reputation of the brand. This is an autonomous role that involves dealing with the CEO directly, as well as with journalists and key contacts on a national level from within some of the UK's most high-profile media organisations. An important element of the position will be to champion a new approach to external communications within the business to win coverage and drive positive opinion of the brand both within the industry, and among the public. The successful candidate will also be tasked with advising on business development issues and the careful management of any negative publicity that may arise. Although an initial 14 month contract, there is every possibility that this could be extended. Working for an innovative organisation with a great reputation, you will be part of a fantastic team of people. The role is commutable from: London, Hertfordshire, Essex, Kent, Sussex, Surrey, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Oxfordshire and Hampshire. For registration purposes please could you let us know where you are currently based or which locations you are considering as well as your required salary and notice period. Please upload a Microsoft Word version of your CV where possible, excluding textboxes or images, as this can affect the consultant's job matching process and therefore your details may not be picked up for a role. Search Brand Recruitment on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to hear about all of our latest jobs. Brand Recruitment offers the services of an employment agency for permanent work. Visit Brand Recruitment online at http://www.brandrecruitment.co.uk/ to apply for other key marketing jobs in the Central and Eastern region. If you have not heard back from us within seven days please assume that your application has not been successful.