Head of Communications

Location
England, London
Salary
£50000.00 per annum
Posted
21 Nov 2016
Closes
19 Dec 2016
Ref
2876168
Marketing Disciplines
Media Relations, PR and Communications
Industry Sector
Charity / Not for Profit
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Head of
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

Your new company

An NHS organisation based in London.

Your new role

The purpose of the role is to be responsible for the strategic and operational delivery of integrated communications. You will lead the development of proactive external communications, managing immediate day-to-day media ensuring high quality publishing, editorial and digital products, while working closely with the external affairs team. You will work with the Assistant Director of External Affairs to build communications capacity, skills and infrastructure required by the organisation. You will also line manage four team leaders.

What you'll need to succeed

You will have extensive experience at a senior level in public sector communications including media relations, campaigns, stakeholder management and corporate communications. You will have highly developed political awareness and judgement, in-depth knowledge of the NHS. You will have excellent written and oral communications skills and a proven ability to develop strategic relationships and partnerships. You will have the ability to advise and influence internally at a senior level to help develop the emerging corporate strategies, policies and priorities

What you'll get in return

A salary of £50000 (including £4000 LWA), 25+ days annual leave plus BH, NHS Pension and numerous benefits.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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