Head of Marketing & Communications

6 days left

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Somerset
Salary
55000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Annual + GBP55000/annum Salary cGBP55,000 depending on skills
Posted
29 Aug 2017
Closes
26 Sep 2017
Category
Public Sector
Function
Communications
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Marketing & Communications
Portishead
Salary cGBP55,000 depending on skills
Full time, permanent

About the client:
Our client is a community based social housing provider operating in the West of England. They currently own and manage around 6,500 homes and employ 500+ colleagues, have an annual turnover of GBP42 million and work in partnership with local, regional and national agencies to deliver our services. As well as providing homes that are affordable in terms of rent and running costs, we also provide a range of care and support services to help individuals get the most out of life. They have achieved national, regional and local recognition for their work

About the role:
As a senior manager, reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, you'll embrace their visions and values, acting as an excellent ambassador, developing strong relationships with stakeholders, colleagues, Board members, local authorities and customers. You'll work closely with the Executive Team to develop a well-known, distinctive and admired brand. Leading on strategic communications, marketing and public relations, ensuring that brand strategy is delivered.

Further to this you will develop/ implement the strategies, policies and supporting plans, ensure that monitoring, forecasting and reporting systems are in place. With regard to communications you will contribute to the effective approach to internal communications, which engages and inspires colleagues. Providing a proactive approach to external communications, including the media, developing digital communication channels, taking the lead on web and social media are also key in this role.

About you:
They are looking for an individual who has got the energy, behaviours and ambition needed, who can work flexibly throughout the organisation to achieve the best results. You will have experience of operating at a senior level in a communications-related post or be able to demonstrable ability to grow into this role. They'd like you to have evidence of continuing professional development and be able to operate at a strategic and corporate level.

With your strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills you will be a key influencer and hold good negotiating skills. You will have a sound understanding of the legal requirements relating to marketing and communications, including data protection and be a competent IT user and keen adopter of digital technology. A good understanding, operational experience of the functional responsibilities of this role and genuine empathy with the purpose of housing associations and care providers are also key to this role.

Closing date: 12 noon on Wednesday, 20th September 2017
Interview date: Monday, 9th October 2017

Marketing / Communications / Management / Social housing