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Interim Director of Brand and Communications

Harris Hill
£55k - 60k per year
Closing date
21 Oct 2021
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Job Details

Harris Hill are delighted to be supporting an international youth charity in their search for an Interim Director of Brand & Communications to lead their communications team as a mat cover.

The role will be responsible for delivering the communications strategy for the organisation, as well as supporting their network of licensed operators around the world to effectively message and represent it’s programmes and impact.    

The role holder is the most senior communications leader in the organisation and is responsible for guiding a strong and efficient communications function.

The charity’ Communications team has a wide-reaching remit and supports across multiple departments from fundraising communication and event support, to thought leadership, international brand management, publication and content development and more.

This role requires someone who can hit the ground running, has an eagle eye for detail, is innovative and creative, adaptable and a great leader.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Leading the communications function for the charity
  • Advise and report on comms to senior leaders at a Senior Leadership Team and Board level
  • Overseeing the management and development of content and multipole channels
  • Line management of the Communications team (two staff)
  • Delivery of the agreed communications strategy

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Demonstrable senior leadership experience in a communications role
  • Comfortable presenting to and working with senior stakeholders, including at a Board level
  • Experience leading the development of content for a wide range of stakeholder groups
  • Experience in issues/crisis management and budget management
  • Solid knowledge of communications tactics and strategies at a senior level  

Location – London with flexible working options

Contract – 6 Month Maternity Cover

Salary - £55,000 - £60,000 DOE

To find out more please email a copy of your CV to or call 02078207305. This role will firmly close on Monday 4th October at 8.00am. Only successful candidates will be contacted.


Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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