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Head of Communications

​Fantastic opportunity for a Head of Communications to join a well known business in the transportation and logistics sector. This is a new role and will be a key member of the Leadership Team and play a pivotal role in the future of the business. This is a meaty role and would suit an experienced communications professional to take on the task for a well known organisation that has recently faced some reputational challenges.

Role responsibilities/key skills:

  • You will be responsible for creating and delivering a multi-channel communications strategy – with a focus on digital and social media.

  • Protect and enhance the corporate reputation of the business.

  • Manage B2B and B2C communications for the business.

  • Strong crisis/issues management experience- both hands on experience and crisis readiness planning.

  • Focus on measurable plans that build reputation, trust ad brand.

  • Manage and build relationships with key external stakeholder groups including government, media and influencers.

  • Manage through the line activation at industry events, trade shows, conferences and exhibitions.

  • Strong stakeholder management skills – manage relationships with key internal stakeholders, be a trusted communications advisor and make recommendations were necessary.

  • Work with HR on culture transformation/internal comms.

  • Line management experience – you will be responsible for 2x direct reports (External Comms Manager and Internal Comms Manager).

  • You will have integrated communications experience across PR, Media Relations/Crisis & Issues, Government Relations, Digital, Social Media and Internal Communications.

  • A background in transportation/logistics could be helpful, but not mandatory. The role has both a B2B and B2C element.

If you have the experience and are interested in discussing further, please get in touch with your current CV.


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.