Robertson Bell are recruiting a Head of Communications for a large housing developer in Essex. The post is a three month contract with the option of going permanent.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone with relevant experience to join an organisation going through rapid change and to further their career in a real CV-enhancing role. This is a huge, diverse role managing a busy communications department. The candidate will need to be proactive, have initiative, be able to juggle several projects at once, work well under pressure and know when to delegate. Reporting into the Director of Communications, your key responsibilities will include managing and developing the communications team, creating and implementing the communications strategy, managing budgets for the department, ensuring campaigns are managed and delivered to the agreed standard, preparing reports and much more. You will be an integral part of the organisation so the natural ability to build strong relationships internally and externally is essential.
To be considered for this opportunity you will need extensive senior level communications management experience, with an exceptional track record across news and media, corporate and internal communications and digital communications activity. Knowledge of the media and housing industry would be an advantage. Due to the location of the Essex office, this role could be of interest to those living in Basildon, Romford, Grays, Chelmsford, Brentwood and Southend on Sea.