Head of Communications

Recruiter
Prospectus
Location
City of London
Salary
£37000 - £42000 per annum
Posted
16 Nov 2018
Closes
29 Nov 2018
Ref
HQ00174005
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Prospectus is delighted to be working with the Greater London Fund for the Blind to recruit their very first Head of Communications.

GLFB raises funds in support of work which eliminates isolation and ensures social, cultural and economic inclusion for blind and partially sighted people across London. This is a critical and exciting time for GLFB, with new leadership in place and a growth plan underway to ensure sustainability and impact


Reporting to the Chief Executive you will lead on the organisations rebrand, delivering their new look, feel and tone of voice while also developing and implementing an integrated communications strategy to raise awareness of GLFB, engage supporters and partners and involve service users. You will create an deliver a focussed press and PR plan while also project managing the delivery of key publications alongside a range of other meaningful and impactful campaigns. Additionally, you will have broad oversight and involvement across all areas within communications including member/stakeholder management, content and asset creation, digital, PR and external affairs.

A natural and strategic communicator, you will have broad experience in communications and would have managed a significant organisational rebrand, alongside the deliver or a range of other projects from inception through to completion. You will be confident at working strategically while being confident in your ability to clearly articulate ideas/concepts, digest and communicate complex and scientific information to a wide range of audiences. Experience of developing and implementing media strategies, managing relationships with the media and securing extensive coverage is absolutely essential for the success of this position.


If you would like to find out more about our client and their role, or if you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the Fundraising Team at Prospectus. To register your interest in this position, please submit a Word version of your CV; cover letters are not required at this stage.


A full job description will be provided to candidates shortlisted by Prospectus.

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