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Head of Corporate Communications – international science & tech business

The Works Search Ltd
South East England
Highly competitive salary + bonus + bens
Closing date
13 Jun 2022

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Full Time
Corporate Communications
Director / Head / Vice-President
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Experienced comms leader, frustrated with the lack of drive in your organisation, wanting to work in a highly agile and fast-growing environment? This innovative and well-funded international science and technology disruptor can offer you the exciting change you’re after!

Would you like to drive a Corporate Communications function across an international business, make a positive impact across multiple stakeholder groups?

  • Do you feel like you don’t have enough access to senior leadership in your business to achieve your communications goals?
  • Frustrated by red tape and long decision-making processes?
  • Wish you had more freedom and resource to shape policy, sustainable messaging and proactively tell the company’s story?

If so, this could be the opportunity you have been looking for:

  • Benefit from shaping this newly formed Head of Corporate Communications role, created thanks to rapid expansion
  • Drive and shape the comms messaging with the support of a small team and agencies
  • The goal is to promote the company’s visibility, impact and reputation in its existing and potential markets across multiple stakeholder groups, including the science community 
  • Great variety in this role, supporting several growth goals from recruitment and retention to successful large scale exciting scientific projects 
  • Developing policy and engagement programmes with key Government decision makers 
  • You will hone your relationship building skills managing multiple stakeholder types across a matrixed organisation 

What we are looking for: 

  • It is likely the job holder will be currently working at a director/senior director level in a corporate communications agency or has in-house comms experience with a science/technology/life sciences/pharma background
  • You will have honed corporate comms expertise and will be able to help spokespeople shine
  • Some government relations/policy experience would be beneficial as they look to develop policies and engage with Government decision makers 
  • Ability to work rapidly in a fast-moving environment with a global mindset 
  • A bonus is experience of working in a public company, although not essential
  • Able to commute (drive) outside of London 2 – 3 days a week 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a range of teams including Marketing teams and teams across a global business 


To be considered for this Head of Corporate Communications role please click to apply.

For more details on this role and similar roles, contact Canace Wong on 020 8050 9293 or [email protected] or visit


About The Works Search Ltd

The Works Search is a London based executive search firm specialising in PR and Corporate Communications.  We have a network to envy and long-standing partnerships with FTSE 100 companies and exciting top tier corporate comms agencies.

Our focus is working with the best employers and the highest performing PR talent in the industry.  We stand out from the crowd because we listen and truly understand individual career aspirations and take care to match them with our clients.  We have been in business for over 20 years which means our network and market knowledge is unrivalled.  We enjoy supporting professionals through-out their careers, helping many secure board level roles.

We give ‘the best interview briefings’ and many of our clients work with us on an exclusive basis as we guarantee results and make the hiring process stress-free.

If you think we could help you take you forward in your PR career, contact us now on 020 7903 9290.  Also you can visit our website to find out more about how we work, who we work with and how we can help you – and look in more detail for some of the roles we are handling –

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0207 903 9290
International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct
United Kingdom
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