Communications Manager – 9-month contract

Housing provider is looking for an experienced Communications professional for a 9-month contract to advise and shape the communications function aligned to the new business strategy. 

Overseeing a small team across both internal and external communications to specifically:

  • Review and audit channels and comms strategy and put in recommendations for way forward.
  • Ensure media relations and external comms is more proactive rather than reactive, highlight the positives and media train spokespeople.
  • Oversee change communications programmes around new IT and ways of working, launching of new channels and working to better engage employees.
  • Ideally someone who has contracted before, is able to advise, skill up and provide recommendations on how to implement programmes in the long term. 


VMAGROUP is a leading international interim, contract, temporary and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist. We are specifically focused on providing support to the communications, digital and marketing communities.

Our specialist practice areas cover: communications, corporate communications, internal communications, change communications, PR, media relations, financial communications, CSR, public affairs, investor relations, marketing, digital marketing and agency services.

We have a reputation for providing expert consultancy services and advice, supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications and marketing industry, supporting planning and decision-making for organisations of all shapes and sizes.

In the UK, VMAGROUP has offices in London and Manchester and in Europe, VMAGROUP has offices in Amsterdam and Brussels, but we work with organisations and individuals on a global basis.

VMAGROUP is committed to equal opportunities and is a Diversity Pledged Recruiter.