Head of Strategic Communications and Campaigns

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
c£85,000
Posted
06 Apr 2017
Closes
05 May 2017
Ref
1537137
Contract Type
Permanent

We are recruiting a Deputy Director, Head of Strategic Communications and Campaigns who will work closely with the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State, Elizabeth Truss, Ministers, their advisers, and the senior leadership team across the department. 

We are looking for an exceptional communicator who will lead and develop our strategic communications and campaigns team.  This role is a challenging one but it is an exciting opportunity to take on a leadership role in a team of talented and dedicated communications professional working on some of the most high profile policy and operational agendas in government. 

You will have strong leadership skills and be able to motivate and lead a team delivering under high pressure.  Most importantly you will be an outstanding communications strategist who excels at delivering audience-focussed external campaigns. 

You will have an excellent understanding of the political environment and the ability to develop strategy whilst delivering tactical plans to meet communications objectives.

You will have a passion for public service, exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills and a proven ability to influence at the highest levels.   You will be used to working in fast moving, complex and demanding environments and will enjoy the challenges that such environments provide.