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Head of Communications- Elderly People Charity.

Head of Communications- Elderly People Charity.

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Communications

  • Contract type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £46000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mark Childs

  • Contact email:

    communications@tpp.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    J65910MC_1534766289

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-09-19

  • Client:

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  • Consultant:

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TPP is currently representing a specialist charitable organisation who provide both telephone helpline services and support services to elderly people across the UK.

Launched over 5 years ago, they now employ over 200 people across the country and have a volunteer base of over 3000 individuals.

They are seeking to hire a Head of Communications to join the organisation and develop and deliver the communications strategy to support the achievement of the organisation's strategy and objectives.

The organisation still consider themselves in start up mode, so this role is very broad in it's nature. In addition to having a strategic focus, they require an individual who is also willing to perform the day to day operational duties.

Your duties and responsibilities include :

  • Develop and deliver the communications strategy to support the achievement of the organisation's strategy to support the achievement of the organisation's strategy and objectives.
  • Manage all internal and external communications, creating communications plans.
  • Foster excellent relationships with media contacts and maximise media opportunities.
  • Develop and deliver a digital and social media strategy.

Your experience :

  • Over 5 years relevant experience in communications, PR or journalism gained within a not for profit organisation, preferably a charity.
  • Excellent copy writing and editing skills.
  • Solid and demonstrable experience and interest in social media.
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering creative ideas for impactful communications in a complex and competitive landscape.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and nurture relationships both internally and externally including complex multi-stakeholder relationships.
  • Experience of putting in place communications strategies, along with delivering and executing.