Head of Media and Corporate Communications

£300.00 - £350.00 per day
29 August 2017
27 September 2017
Dominic Joseph
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Media and Corporate Communications. London, 3+ months, paying £280-£335 PAYE or £315-£377 Umbrella

Head of Media and Corporate Communications

England, London 3+ months paying £280-£335 PAYE or £315-£377 Umbrella

Your new company

An opportunity has become available for a Head of Media and Corporate Communications to work at an established health organisation within the Public Sector. you will be working in an organisation with around 12,500 staff and a turnover of over £1bn.

Your new role

In this role you will be providing leadership and expertise in media relations, reputation management and delivery with core internal and external constituencies - staff, members and governors, community and campaigning groups and organisations. You will oversee communications and support delivery of the organisations corporate objectives and organisational values. You will play an active role in planning and strategy reporting to the director of communications. You will also ensure there is a proactive, professional, 24/7 media relations and issues management service, providing both counsel and operational support to staff at all levels across the organisation.

What you'll need to succeed

The organisation wants someone to come in and hit the ground running. You will need substantial year'sexperience of media relations and issues management. Senior level management experience, preferably within a complex organisation is required. Experience in developing story and campaign ideas and leading/managing staff are also necessary. You also need to have managed budgets. In terms of skills and knowledge you need demonstrable utilisation of all media channels - print, broadcast and digital. You need to have an ability to engage with stakeholders to understand requirements and to be able to deal positively with organisational politics.

What you'll get in return

The position is a 3 month contract with possible extension, paying £280-£335 PAYE or £315-£377 Umbrella. It is also an opportunity to join a fantastic team, who have a diversity of skills and experiences.

What you need to do

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