External Affairs Manager

External Affairs Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Communications, Interim

  • Job Type:

    Fixed Term Contract

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Jessica Downie

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Expiry Date:


A regulatory body within healthcare are recruiting an External Affairs Manager on a 6-9 month contract. You will be responsible for planning, implementing and managing the external affairs programme which includes, stakeholder engagement, media relations, events and PR.

Key responsibilities:

  • You will lead on the communications strategy and will engage with all stakeholder audiences and manage proactive and reactive media relations and PR campaigns
  • Manage engagement activities, working closely with senior leaders
  • Manage the internal and external events programme
  • Oversee the media function and manage social media, crisis, proactive and reactive media relations
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key journalists

Key skills:

  • In depth stakeholder engagement experience
  • Proven experience managing media relations functions
  • Experience running an events programme
  • Experience managing and motivating a team