Head of Communications & Engagement

£50000 - £60000 per annum
01 Apr 2019
29 Apr 2019
Charley Ford
Job Discipline
Communications, PR & Media
Experience Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Fantastic opportunity to lead the strategic communications & engagement directorate providing strategic advice, developing and delivering a pro-active annual strategic communications plan which supports the delivery of the organisation.

Client Details

Public Sector


* To develop a strategic external communications strategy

* To ensure appropriate research and evaluation is undertaken to ensure communications activity is effective and responsive to audience needs


To direct the delivery of as strategic internal communications programme to help deliver change management and other major internal issues

To direct the delivery of proactive external campaigns and public relations activity

To deliver a digital engagement strategy which delivers film, photography and animation and other styles of communication

To direct the delivery of a robust media relations service which helps build a strong and positive relationship with journalists and the public

To direct reputation management communications strategies

To develop a consistent approach towards horizon scanning to better inform and shape communications activity and to achieve organisational priorities


* Significant experience of leading changes in a service delivery environment with responsibility for driving the delivery of a complex service

* Significant experience of developing and implementing successful communication strategies in a high profile complex organisation demonstrating use of a range of tools and techniques

* A proven track record of managing and minimising issues relating to reputation risk and brand management involving sharing information with the public, media and a range of other external stakeholders

* Significant experience of innovation to deliver successful media campaigns both internal and external to the organisation

Job Offer

Competitive day rate

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