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Head of Communications- Cambridgeshire

Head of Communications- Cambridgeshire

  • Location

    Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

    Marketing, PR & Digital, Press, PR & Media, Marketing & Communications

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45k per year

  • Contact :

    Hannah Whittington

  • Contact email:

    hannah.whittington@harrishill.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7305

  • Job ref:

    HQ00040514

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Closing date:

    2019-10-20

  • Posted:

    2019-10-04

  • Consultant:

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I am keen to speak to a passionate Head of Communications with a political nous, who will join a newly established organisation.

The organisation is newly created, established 2 years ago. They are a new and exciting authority still finding their feet and there is a great opportunity for an experienced Communications professional with a strong understanding of politics to come in and really shape things and make a difference. This represents a very interesting blend of national and local government and it at the heart of delivery.

This is a great opportunity for someone who will take responsibility for all communications (external, internal, marketing, digital. You will lead a team of 4 officers (3 Communications Advisers, 1 Communications Assistant) and report into the Chief of Staff.

The ideal candidate:

  • Significant level of experience in comms and external comms
  • An understanding an appreciation of the importance of new media.
  • Line management experience and ideally experience leading teams.
  • You will be a creative thinker and be able to spot a comms opportunity
  • Experience of taking the lead and demonstrating initiative.
  • An understanding of politics and an appreciation of what it takes to operate within a complex political environment is also key.

The role is based in Cambridgeshire.
Salary £45,000

The charity are eager to hire quickly, therefore the deadline for applications is Monday 14th October.
Interviews will take place w/c 21st October.

Please e-mail your CV to hannah.whittington@harrishill.co.uk for more details.