Senior External Affairs Manager – Fixed Term Contract for 12 months

Covent Garden, London
£54,328 per annum
26 Sep 2018
18 Oct 2018
Full Time
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Senior External Affairs Manager – Fixed Term Contract for 12 months

Covent Garden, London 

£54,328 per annum 

Full time (37.5 hours per week)

Are you a skilled and creative health communications leader with robust media relations experience? Want the chance to lead media, public affairs and integrated communications in a dynamic and increasingly influential charity?

The Health Foundation is an independent charity committed to bringing about better health and health care for people in the UK. Our aim is a healthier population, supported by high quality health care that can be equitably accessed. From giving grants to those at the front line to carrying out research and policy analysis, we shine a light on how to make successful change happen.

This is an exciting time to lead our external affairs team and build on its excellent progress in raising our profile and influence in the media and among political, parliamentary and health system stakeholders.

We’re looking for a talented, insightful strategic communications professional to design and lead media, public affairs and integrated communications across an exciting portfolio ranging from expert economic analysis to frontline health service improvement.

You will be an effective team manager with a strong news sense, a good understanding of UK health policymaking, and a proven track record of successful strategic communications in a complex environment.

Application deadline:           Midnight, Thursday 18 October 2018

Interview date:                      Tuesday 30 October 2018

For further information please read the full job description.

To apply for this role please submit your CV and supporting statement via our website (Apply) Please ensure you download and read our application pack for full details of how to construct your supporting statement . Applications without a supporting statement will not be considered. 

The Health Foundation values equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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