Head of Communications

Northampton or London with some UK travel
Up to £50,000 per annum
21 Apr 2021
07 May 2021
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time

The role

MOLA’s small but resourceful communications team works industriously to raise awareness of the organisation; an innovative and experienced archaeology and built heritage practice, a charity and Independent Research Organisation. Proactively engaging targeted audiences, the team delivers communications campaigns to ensure MOLA meets its ambitious growth and impact goals.

Through PR and marketing communications, including digital communications and content marketing, the team publicises MOLA’s services, excavation and building recording projects, major research projects, community projects, archaeological discoveries, and fundraising plans. The team works on a range of exciting campaigns, most recently research into the Prittlewell Anglo-Saxon princely burial.

This role is for a proactive communications professional with considerable experience and a broad range of communications skills. The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker, confident manager, excellent communicator and willing to be hands-on with planning and implementing campaigns, advising clients and senior management and in dealing with crises.

About you

You must have demonstrable experience and knowledge of developing strategies, managing people, project management and leading on high profile integrated communications campaigns. You will draw on outstanding verbal and written communications skills, detailed understanding and experience of working with the media, digital strategy, content marketing, crisis communications, stakeholder management, brand development and have experience commissioning and managing designers and other experts and consultants.

With a genuine passion for the archaeological work MOLA does and a readiness to go out and make new connections with partners and clients across the heritage, construction and other multi-disciplinary fields, the successful candidate will be a confident, responsive and approachable leader and hands-on team player.

Closing date for applications: Friday, 7th May 2021 at 23.59.

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK without restrictions. Proof of eligibility will be required prior to commencement.

MOLA promotes diversity and equality of opportunity at all levels, and welcomes applications from people regardless of sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, age, or religion or belief.

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