Press and External Affairs Manager

up to £45,000
19 Feb 2018
19 Mar 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

The opportunity

Our client, a leading housing association is looking for a Press and External Affairs Manager. This association has the largest and most ambitious residential development programmes and is responsible for regenerating communities throughout the London region. They invest heavily in the communities that they develop and have created a £250million community initiative. As the Press and External Affairs Manager you will play a key role in helping the organisation achieve their vision by developing and delivering a creative programme of media and stakeholder engagement. 

Main responsibilities

  • Plan and implement the delivery of their external affairs and media relations programme
  • Liaise with external contacts such as regulators and national and local politicians
  • Maintain effective relationships with key trade, national and local journalists
  • Support the effective delivery of crisis communications to protect their reputation
  • Manage the budget 

Key responsibilities and skills required

  • Proven track record of ability to effectively implement crisis communications and stakeholder management plans
  • Demonstrable experience of media or external affairs
  • Experience of managing a team

If you would like to apply to the Press and External Affairs Manager role, please apply quoting the reference number EH-1802-5687

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