Interim External Communications Manager

Interim External Communications Manager

External Communications Manager to join their head office in Bracknell. Reporting into the Head of External Affairs, you will lead on all external media engagement for the UK and Ireland business.

Key Responsibilities

  • A strong interest in furthering the aims of the organisation through impactful external communications
  • Issues and crisis management
  • Communications expertise including on social channels
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to understand the key business messages and translate them into relevant campaigns/ messages fit for the intended audience

Skills/ experience desired

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Media relations handling, PR, issue/ crisis management experience for health or corporate brands
  • Corporate affairs, political affairs, advocacy, external relations, patient groups, NGOs exposure desirable
  • Experience of working in house in an external facing role or for a specialist communications consultancy
  • Experience of communications which integrates corporate and healthcare communications activity