Interim Head of Media and External Communications

10 Jan 2019
09 Feb 2019
Claire Summerfield
Full Time
Contract Type
A busy communications team in central Birmingham are looking to recruit an experienced Head of Media and External Communications on an interim basis.

The role will involve:

* Line management of 4 communications professionals
* Managing the day to day delivery of communications plans, ensuring that they are impactful and strategic in execution
* Having oversight of the press office function ensuring smooth and effective handling of all media calls both reactive and proactive.
* Manage and coordinate day to day Comms team operations - monitoring coverage, ensuring reactive calls are dealt with efficiently
* Ensure all Communications material is produced in a clear and well written/produced manner
* Oversee delivery and upkeep of the commissions digital footprint externally including the website, social media and the production of all publications
* Manage the business branding and corporate ID including taking responsibility for the design of all materials and publications to ensure consistency

The level of position requires a strong background in issue and reputation management and excellent team management skills.

The position is available with an immediate start.

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