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Deputy Head of Press & Publicity (Corporate & Commercial)

Deputy Head of Press & Publicity (Corporate & Commercial)

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Communications, Permanent

  • Job Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £90,000

  • Contact:

    Sophie Collins

  • Contact Email:

    scollins@vmagroup.com

  • Job Ref:

    SC914648

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry Date:

    2019-10-22

  • Consultant:

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Deputy Head of Press & Publicity (Corporate and Commercial)

Are you a Corporate Comms leader with experience in large media organisations? Are you networked within the ad industry and have commercial comms experience in this sector?

My client is a high-profile media organisation and is looking for Dep Head of Press & Publicity to lead on Corporate and Commercial Communications.

Delivering innovative and creative media strategies you will drive awareness, protect and enhance reputation of this unique organisation. A key part of this role is driving B2B communications for the commercial and creative revenue generating divisions.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive proactive and positive reputation enhancing comms for the organisation
  • Manage and plan for corporate risk, crisis and issues
  • Act as senior spokesperson for the organisation when required
  • Write and produce media materials and content
  • Provide strategic media counsel to senior execs
  • Work closely with corporate affairs to ensure joined up comms handling of all issues
  • Lead, develop and inspire a team of four

Experience/Skills:

  • Must have proven track record leading a successful corporate communications team ideally within the media or advertising space
  • Ability to work with, liaise and influence senior execs
  • Devise and implement corporate comms strategies
  • Strong crisis comms and issues management experience within high-profile brand or organisation
  • Proven track record in managing teams and budgets, showing strong leadership
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