Deputy Head of Media Relations

I’m currently recruiting for a Deputy Head of Media Relations role for a global professional services company that might be of interest.  

The position is broadly responsible for:

  • Working with the Head of Media Relations to support their Executive and Board members with PR plans.
  • Managing firm-wide reputation, profile raising activities and crisis management.
  • Engaging with journalists and media handling.
  • Acting as PR lead for their Infrastructure, Government and Healthcare (IGH) practice.
  • Managing 2 direct reports.
  • Managing team budget.

This is a 12 contract from early late November/early December.  It’s paying up to £75,000 plus £5,500 car allowance.  Their office is based in Canary Wharf and the successful recruit is expected to travel in once or twice a week.


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.

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