Head of Communications & Media Campaigns

Recruiter
Location
London
Salary
circa £50,000 per annum
Posted
07 Aug 2017
Closes
29 Aug 2017
Ref
00315632
Function
Marketing
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Head of Communications & Media Campaigns 

Do you think it is a national disgrace that in England and Wales, two women a week are killed by their partner or ex-partner? Or that one woman in every four will experience domestic violence at some point during her life? 
Do you want to work for an organisation that provides a voice for abused women, and plays a vital role in ensuring that life-saving services are in place to support them? If so, then the digital manager role may be the perfect for you. 

Our client is the country’s largest provider of specialist services for victims of all forms of gender-based violence. Every day they support over 5,000 women and children in their national network of services. They advise Government and lobby to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. They run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, managing a busy press office and website, and they are an accredited training provider. 

They are committed to a world where domestic and other gender violence is not tolerated and where women and children can live in safety. They aim to empower women and children to rebuild their lives, free from violence and fear. 

Position: Head of Communications & Media Campaigns 
Location: London 
Contract type: Full Time, Permanent 
Salary: circa £50,000 per annum 

Closing Date: 29th August 2017 
Interview date: 20th and 21st September 2017 

As the client's first ever head of communications, media and campaigns, the successful candidate will play a pivotal role in developing an ambitious communications strategy which will ensure they are the leading voice in the violence against women and girls arena. 

They are the UK’s largest single provider of specialist domestic violence services, providing life-saving support to women and children escaping domestic violence. They support over 5,000 women and children a day through personalised support plans, women’s refuges, a national 24- hour helpline and independent domestic violence advocates. They also run powerful, award-winning campaigns to raise awareness of domestic violence and reach out to abused women and children. 

Driven and self-motivated, with exemplary writing skills for a variety of audiences and a substantial track record in media relations, this postholder will develop and deliver an ambitious media and campaigns strategy. Finding innovate ways to communicate the client’s violence against women and girls messages, you will establish and grow key relationships with journalists and bloggers in your efforts to maximise PR and media exposure. You will have previous experience of reactive and proactive media activity, as well as extensive experience of running major awareness raising campaigns, alongside generating mass media coverage through different channels. 

Able to work under tight deadlines, the successful candidate will demonstrate excellent leadership and management skills, with the gravitas and credibility to build communication opportunities. 

Our client is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development. Other benefits include 28 days holiday, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a childcare voucher scheme. 

They are committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. This post however is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. 

No agencies please - as a charity they work hard to keep their costs down. 

You may have experience of the following: Head of Communications & Media Campaigns, Head of Communications, Head of Media, Head of Campaigns, Communications Manager, Media Manager, Campaign Manager, Marketing Manager, Head of Marketing, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.