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Reference: 77903

Date Added: 29 March 2021
Closing Date: 16 April 2021

Job Title: Senior External Relations Manager

Working For: A client of TPP Recruitment

Location: London

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

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

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

To apply please send your CV to communications@tpp.co.uk or contact Mark Childs on 020 7198 6030

Website: https://www.tpp.co.uk/

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