Head of Communications

Circa £50,000.00 per annum including London Weighting, plus benefits

Based in Aldgate, Central London

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About this role

We’re looking for an exceptional Head of Communications to join our reshaped Marketing & Communications team who will help increase our ability to punch above our weight in our communications, driving influence, impact and, ultimately, income. To make a lasting impact on those we are here for we need people with game-changing skills and an abundance of energy and commitment.

You’ll be leading a team of seven, so you’ll need to demonstrate effective people and performance management skills, as well as the ability to deliver effective communications strategies, lead cross-channel campaigns, and provide highly effective crisis communications management.

This role requires experience in running a busy press office, driving successful internal communications and social media as both a tool for reaching people and a must-have in engaging them and helping them get the most value from what we have to offer. It will also manage our conferences and events function, ensuring we’re able to connect with our diverse community offline as well as on.

You’ll reflect our values in all that you do, including collaborating with teams across the organisation, being professional, respectful, focused and driven in all that you do. And, of course, you’ll be passionate about playing a role in our fight for a life unlimited for everyone affected by cystic fibrosis.

Benefits include 30 days annual leave, flexible working and opportunities for learning and development.

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We welcome your interest in working with us here at the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. In order to review and manage your application, we need to collect certain personal information about you through your application. We are committed to protecting your personal information and being transparent in what we do with it. 

We will only use your personal information as required to manage your application to work with us, or as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.  

We do ask that you help us monitor our performance on equality by completing the accompanying Equal Opportunities Form which contains no identifiable personal information. Doing so is optional, and any information you provide through this form will be used to provide generalised aggregated reports. It will not affect your application in any way and is kept separately.

In the event your application is unsuccessful, we will retain your information for up to 6 months, before it is disposed of confidentially.  

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Cystic fibrosis, or CF, affects the lungs, digestive system and other organs, and there are over 10,600 people living with it in the UK.

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