Head of Communications

Location
Falkland Islands (FK)
Salary
£50,000-£55,000 plus 25% gratuity
Posted
13 Sep 2017
Closes
13 Oct 2017
Job Discipline
Marketing (General)
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Reporting to the Head of Policy, the Head of Communications heads a small team and has overall responsibility for the proactive and effective management of media and public relations for the Falkland Islands Government including the development of comprehensive communications strategies related to key corporate and political issues.


Details about the Client
Falkland Islands Government

Detailed Job Description
Are you a strong and dynamic communicator with a strategic flair and a way with words.


Do you have excellent judgement and political sense, possibly gained in the public sector.


Are you ready for the adventure of living in a remote and fascinating country.


If so, then this unique position in the Falkland Islands may be for you.


Providing advice and guidance to senior government leaders and elected officials on a wide range of communications issues is only part of this role. Creating strategic and proactive communications plans, enhancing social media and web presence, building and maintaining media and stakeholder relations, and raising the profile and enhancing the reputation of the Falkland Islands are also key elements of the job.

Candidate's Profile
As lead to a small and busy team, the successful candidate will need a 'roll-up-you sleeves' approach and the flexibility to provide communications support as and when required.


At a minimum, we would expect candidates to demonstrate 5 or more years of pertinent experience, and also to possess a degree in a relevant subject such as journalism, public relations or communications.

What's on offer
In return, we offer competitive remuneration and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to live and work in an unparalleled location.

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take intoccount overseas equivalents. All third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page.

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