Head of Media and External Affairs

Head of Media and External Affairs

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  • Sector:

    Policy, Advocacy & Campaigns, Marketing & Communications

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  • Salary:

    £55k - 65k per year

  • Contact :

    Harriett Stevens

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7302

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Harris Hill are delighted to be partnering with Business In The Community on their search for a Head of Media and External Affairs.

This is an exciting role within the heart of the charity to lead BITC's external communications function, building and managing key relationships both inside and outside the organisation, and proactively creating opportunities to increase the visibility and influence of BITC.

Uniquely positioned to build a close working relationship with the CEO and her personal office, this role will see the successful candidate building on the CEO's senior relationships within Government and the media. This person will support the CEO promoting BITC's work and the issues upon which we campaign, and on which our members take action. Excellent written and oral skills and the ability to write thought-pieces from the Chief Executive to be placed in the Media or sent to Government are critical. They will also promote the external profile of the Chief Executive in the media, and foster a good working relationship with the wider executive team.

As you should expect, Business in the Community embraces, respects and values the difference in its employees. They are a Race at Work Charter signatory and, alongside 600 other Charter signatories, taking actions to encourage and support ethnic minority representation in recruitment, selection, and career progression. BITC welcome applicants from all communities. Theyare committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive environment that consists of fairness, dignity, and caring for everyone; an environment that enables every employee to flourish and realise their potential. BITC are a charity with limited resources, but we work extremely hard to make this happen.

BITC are approaching their 40th birthday next year and want to drive more impact than ever and engage more businesses and their leaders. It couldn't be a more exciting time to join The Prince's Responsible Business Network and do this role.

Location: London
Salary: £55,000.00 - £65,000.00 Per Annum
Contract: Permanent

To find out more please email a copy of your CV to Harriett.Stevens@harrishill.co.uk. This role will firmly close on Wednesday 19th May at 8.00am.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.