Head of Press & Communications - Exclusive Venue

  • Location

    Lewes, East Sussex

  • Sector:

    Head Office Appointments

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits

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    C2 Recruitment

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Head of Press & Communications - Exclusive Venue

£40,000 - £45,000 + benefits

East Sussex

I am currently working with a leading arts and entertainment venue in East Sussex seeking to appoint their new Head of Press & Communications to spearhead the delivery of their communications strategy and continue to raise the national and international profile of the venue.

Head of Press & Communications - The Role

Develop and deliver key messages & external communications strategy

  • In response to the organisation's strategic plan establish key organisational messages and a plan to communicate across multiple channels.
  • In close consultation with the Director of Communications create and deliver an external communications strategy that supports and enhances the organisation's reputation.
  • Ensure internal stakeholders have a thorough understanding of the key messages and are equipped to use them consistently across all communications.

Manage press & public relations

  • Deliver Press & PR campaigns to generate media coverage
  • Manage & deliver campaigns with influencers & key opinion leaders across social media
  • Manage relationship with media monitoring service providers and provide regular monitoring & analysis of all media activity to evaluate effectiveness and performance
  • Deliver a highly-responsive and service-oriented press office for all media enquiries.
  • Plan and deliver all news announcements including press nights, events and releases.

Develop relationships with external media partners

  • Manage relationships with existing & cultivate new media partners
  • Create and deliver editorial campaigns with media & broadcast partners.

Head of Press & Communications - The Person

Strategic communications skills & experience delivering effective campaigns

  • Proven experience in developing and implementing communications campaigns across multiple channels at a senior & strategic level
  • Direct experience of leading effective campaigns across social media channels.
  • Proven experience of campaign 'activism' and ability to mobilise audiences
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including copywriting.
  • Experience and knowledge of campaign evaluation methods.

Media knowledge, understanding & experience

  • Excellent knowledge of the media landscape, preferably with a strong network of media contacts.
  • Understanding of building and sustaining online communities.
  • Ability to think creatively about reactive and proactive content creation.

An excellent opportunity for an experienced marketing, PR or communications professional to take the next step in their career.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity send your CV to John Anderson - Managing Consultant at johnanderson@c2recruitment.com or call 01743 770 280 / 07931 211 258

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