Communications Manager – Events – 6-9 month contract

Location
London
Salary
£35k
Posted
25 Feb 2014
Closes
21 Mar 2014
Ref
AM884094
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract

Our client is one of the UK’s leading conference, event and exhibition venues. They are looking for a talented Corporate Communications Manager to join their team on a 6 month contract, though this may be extended to 9 months. You will be joining their close-knit Marketing and Communications Department, reporting to the Commercial Director. Our client would consider a four day week for the right candidate.

As Communications Manager your key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing our client’s media relations, including building relations with key media
  • Proactive media coverage
  • Managing a regular client newsletter
  • Providing media/PR advice to existing customers
  • Maximising relationships with key industry associates
  • Maintaining effective internal communications, including staff briefings , newsletters, intranet and similar
  • Budget management

The ideal candidate must:

  • Have strong experience in a media/public relations role, with a fantastic track record of developing media/PR strategies and programmes
  • Be confident at dealing with a wide range of stakeholders and senior level individuals
  • Be confident handling crisis management and internal communications
  • Have worked in a medium to large organisation, and be familiar at the procedures associated with these companies
  • Have excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Be creative, confident, adaptable and comfortable working as part of a small team
  • Able to demonstrate initiative

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented individual to take on a exciting, varied role on a contract basis. If you feel you are the ideal candidate please apply below.