Head of Communications and Marketing

£48000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
14 Sep 2017
20 Sep 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

A leading children's charity is seeking a Head of Communications and Marketing. This charity brings together practice development, policy influencing, research and children's voices to build a better childhood for children, especially for the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. They work across a range of important issues, influence government policy, education, health and children's social care services and work with practitioners to provide creative solutions on a range of social issues.

Head of Communications and Marketing
£48,000 - £52,000

Reporting into the Director of External Affairs you will be responsible for developing and directing effective and creative communications and marketing strategies that support the organisation's development. Communications and marketing is one of the most important functions within the organisation with key duties including expanding the organisation's reach and influence through strong stakeholder engagement, enhancement of reputation through media relations and effective management of the organisation brand.

With responsibility for providing high-level strategic advice and guidance to the CEO and senior management team, you will lead on all matters concerned with communications and marketing. Leading on the continuous improvement of cross-organisational communications, content creation and marketing processes and procedures.
The Candidate:

This is a great opportunity for somebody with the ambition and drive to work in an organisation that is passionate about championing children's welfare. Other essential criteria include:

Person specification
- Extensive experience of working at a senior level in marketing and communication management, with experience of effectively engaging with stakeholders and working collaboratively with a number of partners.
- Experience of developing, implementing and delivering communication strategies
- Capable of leading a high performing team and have the entrepreneurial spirit to make a significant impact.
- Excellent project management and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise conflicting priorities and work under pressure and strict deadlines.
- High level technical skills in relation to websites, design software, social media and CMS systems
- A commitment to children's rights, equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practices

To Apply
To register your interest in this role, please submit your CV (no more than 2 pages) via the Prospectus website by clicking the "Apply Now" Button below. Please upload your CV in Word format. You will need to upload a supporting statement (no more than 2 pages), but this can be provided at a later date once you have full details of the role and the organisation.

A Prospectus consultant will review and assess all submitted CVs in order to determine each applicant's suitability and aptitude for the role. Selected candidates will be contacted to discuss the role in more detail. As part of the selection process, candidates may be invited to meet with a consultant at our offices.

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