Interim Director of Communications

  • Location:
  • Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 pro rata
  • Ref: OF-2106-7793
  • 2021-06-04T00:00:00+00:00
  • Ellwood Atfield
  • Interim

Interim Director of Communications role to start in July

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the CEO, you will lead a high performing large Digital, Marketing and Communications Directorate, which offers a full and integrated service to the whole organisation, and play a leading role in their ongoing response to the pandemic and recovery in months ahead.

This is an interim role for initially 10 months, to start on Monday 5th July.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic advice and support to the Board, CEO and Executive team 
  • Lead and develop an integrated Leadership Team across Digital, Marketing and Communications 
  • Manage the organisation’s reputation through internal and external engagement strategies
  • Provide advice and set the direction on public communications with stakeholders, including the media
  • Be a key liaison with government and political colleagues
  • Lead the creation, implementation and activation of future campaigns
  • Speak at external events and attend media interviews

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of implementing strategy in a charity, government department or similar environment  
  • Strong leadership skills with a proven track record in managing large, high performing teams
  • Excellent communication, advocacy and influencing skills
  • A proven track record in implementing successful marketing campaigns
  • Media and spokesperson credentials 


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