Press and Public Affairs Manager

London / South-East
03 Jan 2013
03 Feb 2013
Full Time
Contract Type

Press and Public Affairs Manager, Leading Non-Profit Organisation

Our client is an organisation at the forefront of a crucial and often controversial area of social policy. They are looking for a Press and Public Affairs Manager to join their dynamic communications team, in a newly created role.

The role will involve:

  • Leading, developing and directing a team to deliver the press and media coverage to promote our client’s reputation and protect it from risk.
  • Formulating strategy and advising Group Board, Executive Group and senior management on stakeholder relationships.
  • Managing and delivering the management of cost-effective media and public affairs strategies with key audiences.
  • Maintaining and developing good relationships with key trade, local and national journalists, and key stakeholders, at both Westminster and local authority with.
  • Creating, setting and managing budgets.
  • Delivering presentations, reports, papers and briefings, as necessary.
  • Regularly monitoring and auditing the results of external and internal communications activities and providing report and recommendations.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have demonstrable experience in implementing national proactive media campaigns and public affairs strategies.
  • Have experience managing and developing a team of skilled professionals to direct and motivate them to perform at world class standards under pressure.
  • Have experience of setting and managing significant budgets.
  • Have experience commissioning, briefing and managing external agencies.
  • Possess excellent IT and digital communications skills

If you have the skills and experience to fit this role please contact Max Wiltshire at

Salary: Circa £45k-£50k, plus excellent benefits

Location: London/South-East