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Head of External Communications(Ref: TH1109)

Type: Permanent

Skills: External Communications


Head of External Communications

Salary up to £50,000 pro rata

3 – 6 months fixed term contract

Reporting into the Head of Marketing, this role is responsible for providing effective leadership, strategic direction and management of the organisation communication and engagement strategies. This will be their external stakeholders and partners to help build their profile and safeguard their reputation.

The role will deliver agile, stakeholder-centred communications and engagement through the leadership of the communications and engagement department, who are an integrated team of specialists encompassing media relations, social media, public affairs and research and enterprise.

What you will need:

  • Previous Senior level experience within an integrated communications and engagement role covering all channels. Within a complex organisational setting would be ideal.
  • Significant experience of advising and influencing at all levels of seniority, with the ability to work with tact and a high degree of diplomacy to handle the most sensitive and nuanced issues.
  • Exceptional networking and interpersonal skills (including, crucially, negotiating and influencing) and proven ability to build collaborative, productive working relationships and networks across a wide range of areas.
  • Evidence of excellent written and oral communications skills, sophisticated news judgement.

The company are based in Brighton but due to current COVID-19 restrictions this role will be home based initially. Please send us your CV  or get in contact for more information.

Location: Brighton, East Sussex

Salary: up to £50,000 pro rata

This position has been filled