Head of Communications

06 Feb 2013
06 Mar 2013
Hermione Thomas
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a really exciting independent agency who develop concepts and communicate brand messages by building awareness through media. They make brands sociable and create content generating ideas and make them happen across every possible channel - from social media to TV to sports and adventure sponsorship.

The role of Head of Communications is based in London, and will be working closely with the Client Services Manager and on a functional basis, the Business Development Director.

This is an excellent opportunity for a strong, self-starting individual to further their career in the fast-moving, evolving media sector in one of the world`s most advanced media marketplaces.

Desired Skills & Experience:
- Experience of drafting written materials including monthly client reports, press releases, briefing notes, presentations and key messages relating to a range of activities.
- Key audiences are UK consumer and trade media, with an emphasis on TV news, radio and online.
- Providing proactive media management and guidance for relevant teams including, PR, Marketing and Social Media.
- Providing a responsive and effective press office function and a centre of knowledge and excellence on the agencies Client's news agenda, ensuring senior management is kept abreast of all media commentary relating to Clients.
- You`ll have a proven track record in public relations (preferably within a client centric company)
- An ability to work under pressure and interact well with senior management
- Strong, accurate, relevant and concise copy writing skills (preferably around media)
- High-level of awareness and knowledge of best-practice PR tools and approaches including digital.

If this sounds like you, please get in touch. I look forward to hearing from you!

Hermione Thomas - Managing Consultant, PR
Blue Skies Marketing Recruitment
DL: 020 8408 7261
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