Central London, Greater London
£50,000 - £60,000 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

My Client is looking for a Director of Communications & Engagement to oversee a busy, high performing, self-motivated, and well-functioning team of press, digital, design, and health information staff (approximately 15 employees).  Their goal is to reach more people with their life saving information and you will steer this effort.

Key Responsibilities

  • Overseeing the PR, Digital, Health information and Graphic Design teams
  • Working with and advising other teams and on occasion, working with the global executive teams on communications planning and responses
  • Reviewing brand strategy and communications work to identify creative and novel approaches for communications, with particular emphasis on social media, digital engagement, and digital fundraising
  • Overseeing cohesion of content within their brand, including websites, news stories, press releases, corporate information, social media, blogs, science and policy products
  • Developing and managing the departmental budget
  • Analysing, reporting, and utilising press and web statistics

Experience & Skills required

  • Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in the design and execution of marketing, communications and public relations activities
  • An excellent understanding and experience of all digital, marketing and communication disciplines and channels, particularly in the context of third sector / charity and service delivery
  • Proven experience of successfully leading the development and implementation of an integrated brand strategy in line with the goals of an organisation
  • Demonstrable experience of equipping an organisation to achieve its goals through the use of digital marketing tools
  • Demonstrable experience of successfully leading on large organisation-wide projects
  • Experience of leading multi-functional teams at senior management / executive level and fostering a culture of learning, growth and professional development
  • Experience of successfully leading change across an organisation
  • A track record of delivering results and quality outcomes
  • Experience of managing significant budgets
  • Experience of building and nurturing strong relationships, internally and externally
  • Experience of working with schools

Skills and Behaviours

  • Substantial communications experience within an organisation of similar size and complexity
  • Experience of achieving media coverage, selling stories to the press and managing media relations
  • Experience of writing and implementing traditional and digital communications strategies and evaluating outcomes
  • Proven experience of effectively leading a team and developing skills, abilities and confidence in staff
  • Knowledge and experience of the management of teams at both strategic and tactical level within communications and marketing
  • Knowledge of the Health Charity Sector desired
  • Strategic internal & external communication planning & delivery
  • Project management skills including budget monitoring




Posted on: 09 December 2019
Closed date: 18 December 2019
Job ref: JTDCE09/12/19
Tags: Communications, PR