Head of Campaigns, Brand and Corporate Communications

£62000 - £63000 per annum
31 October 2018
12 November 2018
Isabella Cardy
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
A leading independent parliamentary body are looking for an interim Head of Brand, Campaigns and Corporate Communications for an 11-12 month period next calendar year.

Client Details

The Electoral Commission report directly into Parliament and have 3 generalist functions as an apolitical body. With offices in Cardiff, Belfast, Edinburgh and London, they work with local authorities, regulate elections and manage political finance donations.

With a potential snap referendum, local elections and another snap general election looming, this is a brilliant opportunity for a Senior Marketing specialist.

They are looking for an ambitious, supportive and experienced interim to start in January 2019.


- To manage and drive forward the Campaigns and Corporate Communications team, made up of Campaigns, Public Awareness, Corporate Communications, Digital and Internal Communications.

- To manage 3 /4 direct reports

- To sit on the directorate board and work alongside the Director to provide strategic and operational communications.

-To oversee and ensure the delivery of high profile, multi-million pound campaigns for elections and referendums

-To manage the development and co-ordination of operational plans, budgets and resource/staffing requirements across the team's functions.

-To represent the Commission externally, developing and maintaining relationships with senior stakeholders, acting as a spokesperson for the organisation.

-To provide strategic leadership on the operation of the Commission's campaign social media channels.

-To oversee a range of corporate communications projects such as website developments and internal staff events, and elements of internal communications activity in collaboration with HR colleagues.

-To work closely with colleagues in the devolved offices to ensure a co-ordinated approach to managing campaign activity across the UK.

-To deputise for the Director of Communications and Research as required.



-Extensive experience of campaigns management, ideally including some experience in the public sector.

-Experience of managing external agencies and suppliers, including advertising, partnership marketing, media, design, print and online agencies.

-Substantial experience at an appropriate level of managing projects and multi-million pound marketing budgets.

-Experience and strong understanding of the latest approaches to campaign evaluation.

-Significant experience of managing teams.

-Experience of taking other professional disciplines into consideration when developing communication strategies, e.g. policy and legal.

-Experience of media interviews.

- Good project management experience

Job Offer

- 10-11 month opportunity

- 63,000 + benefits

- Experienced and focused campaigns and digital team

- Central London offices

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