Head of Communications

VMA Group
North West England
£100,00 - £120,000
Closing date
14 Feb 2022
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Fast growing biotech company is looking for an ambitious Head of Communications to develop their corporate narrative and put in place a communications function.  Joining the business at an exciting time where communications is critical to their success the Head of Communications will work with senior leadership team to ensure the corporate narrative and strategy supports its growth plans. 

Must have experience working in a highly technical or pharmaceutical organisation on an international scale, able to understand the science and translate that to wider audiences.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Translate the science into strong narrative for potential and existing investors and brief leadership team for investor meetings
  • Oversee Annual Report, financial announcements and raise profile with key media – internationally, nationally and specialist trade
  • Put in place overall communications and stakeholder communications strategy and plan
  • Ensure strong reputation management – advise on potential threats and opportunities
  • Develop strong networks internally and externally and be seen as a trusted advisor

The successful candidate will have worked on an international scale, ideally USA focused and able to operate at senior strategic level but equally roll up sleeves and deliver as this is a very small team that has the potential to grow.  They will need a strong commercial background and understanding to confidently manage investor requirements, develop messages and ensure business is delivering comms at key points and on track with expectations. 


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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