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Head of Communications

Head of Communications

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Campaigns, Communications, Director / Head of, MarComms & Digital

  • Contract type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £56000.00 per annum + Additional benefits

  • Contact:

    Leighton Davy

  • Contact email:

    communications@tpp.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    56000

  • Salary low:

    50000

  • Job ref:

    J76867_1646823231

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-03-20

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    ClientDrop

Calling all Head of Communications!

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Head of Communications to join a fantastic London based charity whose work supports children and adults during times of Crisis

This is a great opportunity for someone who would relish the chance to work for a charity who helped people for over 50 years and over 14,000 people last year alone. You'll make a real difference to their lives in a time when they need it the most

They are looking to appoint a Head of Communications who is an ambitious and creative individual to lead their communications team. Drawing on your experience as a communications professional, you will care deeply about the issues that the organisation works on and be committed to ensuring their service users remain at the heart of what they do.

Responsibilities

  • As Head of Communications you will develop, plan, implement and monitor the communication strategy in-line with the overall organisation strategy
  • Provide monthly and annual reporting as required
  • You will provide day-to-day oversight of all external comms
  • Planning and co-ordination of flagship comms campaigns
  • Support for public affairs advocacy including reports and events
  • Provide strong leadership, management and performance monitoring of the communications team
  • Ensure the team keeps abreast of new developments in communications and is fully compliant with relevant legislation

Your experience & Skills

  • You will have significant strategic communications experience at a senior management level
  • Able to develop and implement plans to ensure broad strategic goals are achieved
  • As the Head of Communications, you will have a proven track record of building and managing relationships with key media and communications influencers.
  • Strong demonstrable commitment to close partnership working.
  • Experience of managing, leading and motivating staff teams
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills (written and verbal)
  • Creative and innovative in all areas of work
  • Ability to work under pressure, to strict deadlines with sound attention to detail

Culture/work environment:

  • They're very much a value led organisation (5 core values) which permeates in to their own culture, how appraisals are done and how they recruitment
  • The organisation has huge amount of experience. More than 50 years working with complex frontline services, revolving around the communities they support
  • They have an openness to innovation and creative thinkers
  • Staff are completely committed to work they do, passionate, empathetic, always go the extra mile and always have focus on what service users need and want
  • The organisation is passionate about learning what their service users' aspirations are and supporting journey/walking alongside their path to recovery.

If you are interested in this role, please send a CV along with a 600-700 word supporting statement, ensuring that you highlight how your skills and experience relate to the responsibilities listed above and why you would like to work within a cause that helps people in a time of crisis

Applications will close on the 23rd of March and shortlisting will take place on the week commencing 4th of April. There will be a 2-stage interview process with the 1st interview being an informal chat with the line manager and if successful, you will be invited for a 2nd more formal interview where there will be a set task to complete prior to the interview.

We look forward to hearing from you

We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential; please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help with making the application process work for you.