Head of External Communications, Consumer

Employer
VMA Group
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£90,000-£100,000
Closing date
20 Sep 2021
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Job Details

We are working with a FTSE 100 Tech business to find a Head of External Communications to lead the PR for their Consumer division.  You will lead a team of 9 to promote and protect the reputations of the Consumer division and its brands with external stakeholders and audiences.

Key responsibilities/skills:

  • Development and execution of high quality external communications campaign activity across the business and relevant brands
  • Planning and execution of proactive consumer-facing media relations and stakeholder engagement
  • Ensure alignment of External Communications with broader corporate, business and regional external communications activity
  • Responsibility for reputational issues management
  • Act as a spokesperson and brand representative
  • Development of brilliant external communications programmes (including corporate and consumer CEO program, social, speaker program, media and analysts engagement) to activate consumer and corporate campaigns in support of the strategy.
  • Management of day-to-day proactive and reactive corporate and consumer media relations, analyst relations and organic social media
  • Strong understanding of consumer influencers and audiences
  • A background in Telecoms/Consumer Tech is required
  • Strong knowledge of Consumer, Technology, Corporate, Telecoms media landscape, and stakeholders is required
  • Excellent team management skills, with experience of building and creating high performing communications teams is required

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.

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/

Find Us
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Telephone
020 7436 4243
Location
23 Bedford Square
London
England
WC1B 3HH
United Kingdom
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