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Exclusive Opportunity! Do you have the ability to create your own department? Are you ready to take on a new challenge and put your PR and communication skills to the test? If you’ve answered yes to both of these questions, then we have the job for you! Our leading financial service business based in Manchester is on the hunt for a highly experienced Head of Communications to help them drive the business to further success! Head of Communications

Category

Financial Services

Reference

elw100718h

Salary

Up to £75,000

GBP 75000
Full-Time

Date Added

10-07-2018

Level

Head of...

Closing date

14-12-2018

Location

Manchester

Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd

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Exclusive Opportunity! Do you have the ability to create your own department? Are you ready to take on a new challenge and put your PR and communication skills to the test? If you’ve answered yes to both of these questions, then we have the job for you! Our leading financial service business based in Manchester is on the hunt for a highly experienced Head of Communications to help them drive the business to further success!

Having secured themselves as one of the leading financial business in the UK and as they continue on their quest for market domination, they are now looking for a talented Head of Communications who can bring with them a wealth of knowledge and connections within the industry. As they are currently experiencing an exciting period of growth, this would be an amazing opportunity to join a business where the successful candidate can lead, shape and develop a new department!

As the Head of Communications will be creating a department from scratch, it’s vital that they are a self-starter who’s willing to go above and beyond in order to make it a success. The perfect candidate will be able to demonstrate expert knowledge in both traditional and digital PR and communications as they will be responsible for developing a successful strategy. An individual with a strong commercial acumen and excellent stakeholder management skills will thrive within this new role.  The Head of Communications will also be required to assist the content marketing team so the ability to generate engaging content is a must!

This is a fantastic opportunity to take on a fresh challenge whilst becoming an integral part of a high-flying business!

The Main Responsibilities of the Head of Communications:

  • Take charge of the PR and Communication strategies, aiming to successfully promote key business initiatives and build brand awareness
  • Track, analyse and report all PR performance data and effectively communicate the information to key stakeholders
  • Produce cutting-edge content for a variety of mediums including blogs, marketing collateral and newsletters
  • Oversee the business’ online web content as well as their social media accounts
  • Become the main representative for the company in regards to partners, key stakeholders, consumers and the media
  • Build strong relationships with a number of media outlets and coordinate with them in regards
  • Ensure that the PR budget is adhered to and plans are in place to make the department a success

The Skills and Attributes Required:

  • A minimum of 10 years’ PR and Communications experience is essential
  • A strong background within the financial services industry
  • Capable of gaining positive media coverage whilst also being the key representative for the business
  • Excellent communication, organisational and budget management skills
  • Proven track-record of conveying technical messages into simple terms which a variety of audiences can understand
  • Highly analytical and a strong creative flair
  • A self-motivated individual who’s an excellent problem solver and can demonstrate fantastic negotiation skills!

Do you have what it takes to create an award-winning department? For more information on this exciting new role, call our team today on 0161 833 1044 or email your CV to info@thecandidate.co.uk

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