Date Added: 29 March 2021
: 16 April 2021
Job Title: Senior External Relations Manager
Working For: A client of TPP Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000
Length of Contract: Permanent
TPP is currently working with an international cancer charity. They are looking to hire a Senior External Relations Manager. This is a new post created through both the re-organisation and merging of functions. You will report into the Head of Engagement & Communications and will be responsible for leading on our client’s external affairs and communications work, to position them as a leading player in the healthcare sector.
Your duties and responsibilities will include:
- Leading a busy press office, managing proactive and reactive PR activity
- Managing a small team of staff to draft and issue press releases covering all aspects of our client’s work including donor recruitment and fundraising activity.
- Overseeing the development and delivery of a public affairs, lobbying and influencing programme that positions our client as a leading organisation in their sector.
- Provide strategic advice and guidance to senior leadership regarding potential impact of major public policy and regulatory issues likely to affect our client.
- Representing our client in discussions with Government officials, special advisers, members of parliaments and assemblies of the four nations of the UK.
Your experience will include:
- Over 5 years’ demonstrable experience in a similar broad-based external affairs or PR/Communications role (including agency management and internal communications), ideally within the charity sector.
- Clear experience of issues management and working in dynamic public affairs environment
- In depth understanding of the public policy development process and the workings of relevant UK and European institutions.
- Experience of working within a busy press office, proactively seeking opportunities and pitching stories.
- Proven experience of developing and implementing campaign plans.
- Previous line management experience.
More information on the job opportunity can be found here: https://www.tpp.co.uk/job/senior-external-affairs-manager/
Closing Date: 16 April 2021
To apply please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Mark Childs on 020 7198 6030