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Head of Communications

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Great opportunity for an established Head of Communications to join a leading membership organisation in the ESG/Climate Change industry.  You will be responsible for leading the strategic media relations, advocacy and membership communications and bring with you prior expertise in climate change and investment.

The role will suit a senior communications professional with influential media relationships, real passion for addressing climate change and strong stakeholder management skills.

Through driving the external profile, understanding and outcomes, you will support the organisation’s vital role in convening and driving investor engagement with companies via the work led by the organisation and through other networks they supports.   Your work will drive advocacy and engagement with companies.

Key responsibilities:

  • Media relations and strategy – develop and deliver compelling and impactful media relations strategy to raise awareness, understanding and profile of the organisations and key global partnerships and initiatives.  Own and manage key media relationships across the UK and Europe across print and broadcast.
  • Corporate Programme communications – Deliver strategic counsel to support and shape the organisation’s corporate programme communications strategy. Deepen and strengthen the organisation’s approach to advocacy communications.
  • Member and stakeholder communications – Support on CEO communications plan and implementation.  Deliver high quality written work and publications for stakeholder and member communications.  Amplify and enhance delivery of stakeholder and member communications across multiple channels.

Key skills:

  • Proven experience within communications and PR with strong sector background and knowledge of climate change, sustainability, ESG or institutional investment.
  • Proven track record in developing and delivering compelling and impactful media strategies.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, delivered with gravitas.
  • Extensive issues management.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and build strong professional relationships to work with partners, consultants and external groups.

If you have the experience and are interested in discussing further, please apply ASAP with your current CV.

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VMAGROUP is a leading international interim and permanent communications, digital and marketing recruitment and executive search specialist. Specialist practices cover corporate communications, internal communications, change communications, PR, media relations, CSR, public affairs, marketing, digital and agency services.

We have a reputation for providing leading consultancy services and advice supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications and marketing industry supporting planning and decision-making.

VMAGROUP has offices in London, Manchester, Amsterdam and Brussels, but we work with organisations and individuals on a global basis.

VMAGROUP is committed to equal opportunities and is a Diversity Pledged Recruiter.​​

Company

VMAGROUP is a leading international interim and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist for communications, digital and marketing.

Our specialist practices cover: 

• Internal and Change Communications 
• External Communications 
• Investor Relations 
• Public Affairs
• Marketing 
• Digital
• Agency Services 

Over the last 40 years, we have focused on building strong and lasting relationships in the communications and marketing sectors, working with candidates who have become clients, and clients who have become candidates. We consider ourselves to be a true career-partner. 

None of this would be possible without the exceptional people within VMAGROUP who are fully committed to what they do. 

Our team, which includes communications and marketing specialists working alongside recruitment professionals, maintain long-term, commercially successful relationships with our international network of clients – from innovative, independent start-ups to large, complex multinational corporations, as well as public and not-for-profit organisations. Working on their behalf, we source the brightest and best communications and marketing talent. 

With offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, London and Paris, we have a reputation for providing leading consultancy services and advice supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications industry supporting planning and decision-making. 
For more information, visit: www.vmagroup.com. 

Twitter: @VMAGroup
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/vmagroup/

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Telephone
020 7436 4243
Location
23 Bedford Square
London
WC1B 3HH
GB
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