Head of Communications

Job Description:

Based in London with possible travel to Brussels and Strasbourg, the responsibilities will include:

  • Head of all communications;
  • Monitoring of national and local media coverage;
  • Turning national messages and media campaigns into material that will have salience with the local and regional media;
  • Helping to organise set piece events across the south east region;
  • You will be part of a small team, therefore precious prima donnas need not apply.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have an enviable contact book, when you pick up the phone the Today programme will listen as well as regional editors;
  • Be a committed and passionate supporter of the objectives of the No/Out Campaign;
  • Have extensive experience of press handling, proactive media relations and political media;
  • Be willing to work flexible and unsociable hours and go the extra mile for the cause;
  • Thrive on a fast paced, flexible and challenging working environment;
  • Enjoy strong communication skills, understand the importance of prioritising tasks, have experience of working to deadlines and have high energy levels;
  • Exhibit a professional demeanour and appearance as well as working adeptly as part of the senior team;
  • Strong writing skills;
  • Be able to demonstrate strong written, verbal, interpersonal and organisational skills;
  • Have an understanding of EU politics;
  • Possess a driving licence and have a car available;
  • Language skills an advantage;
  • Be a winner.

Salary: £excellent for the right person

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