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Communications Manager

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Recruiter
Adept Recruitment
Posted
13 March 2012
Closes
03 April 2012
Ref
25509
Contact
David Ryan
Location
Surrey
Hours
Contract Type
Salary
£35000 per annum

Further information

We are currently recruiting for a medical charity. You will bring your proven Communications background to this exciting new role and be responsible for the development of the communications strategy.


MAIN DUTIES:
Development of the communications strategy, messaging, audience and channels
Drive, develop and implement the online communications strategy
Act as first point of contact for media enquiries
Write media releases, statements, contributed articles and other public facing information
Translate scientific documents into easily digestible documents for lay audiences
Build and maintain good relationships with key agencies


ESSENTIAL WORK SKILLS:
Demonstrable experience working for a public relations, corporate communications or public affairs departments
Previous, recent experience managing national media campaigns including, strategy development, crafting pitches, media outreach and coordinating press interviews and events
Experience managing and developing proactive and reactive media relations
Experience of directing and managing the development of content and production of publications as well as information for websites

PERSON SPECIFICATION:
Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiating skills
Good analytical skills
Enthusiastic and professional
Strong team player


IMPORTANT NOTE

Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you haven't been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.

We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.

Adept Recruitment Ltd encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Adept Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.

Adept Recruitment is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of it's Clients.

Adept Recruitment

Adept Charity has been providing, high quality, cost effective recruitment solutions to the Charity and Not For Profit sectors since 1995 and is now one of London’s leading consultancies for this sector.
REC (The Recruitment & Employment Confederation)