Communications Manager

Location
England,London
Salary
£44000 - £52000 per annum
Posted
10 Oct 2019
Closes
15 Oct 2019
Ref
14053597/001
Contact
Lauren Messias
Job Discipline
Communications, PR & Media
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
Education
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
Communications Manager 3 month interim contract with a leading University in central London to start as soon as possible.


Client Details

The communications directorate of a leading London University is looking for a strong Communications Manager to manage a variety of external and internal channels.


Description

The Communications Manager will take responsibility across the following key areas:

* Ensure the team is keeping up to date with responding to media relations and enquiries.
* Develop the PR strategy.
* Identify and create stories to raise the profile of the university across a variety of areas.
* Lead and advise on social media and online activity for the University's website and accounts.
* Respond to crisis communications effectively.
* Working collaboratively across the marketing and research teams to deliver content across channels.
* Line management of two communications officers.


Profile

The candidate that secures this position will bring the following skills and attributes:

* Excellent written and oral communication skills.
* Experience working in an external communications position- covering media relations/public affairs/journalism.
* Ability to communicate with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
* Strong team leader with the ability to work independently.
* Develop strong working relationships across internal teams.

Desirable:

* Speech-writing for events.
* Knowledge of the higher education sector.
* Journalism background.


Job Offer

Job Offer

* £44,000-£52,000 paid on a daily rate.
* Immediate start.
* 35 hours per week.

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