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Communications Manager

  • Location: London
  • Organisation: UK Anti-Doping
  • Salary: £32,500 (circa) per annum plus benefits
  • Closing Date: 25 September 2017 | Marketing & Communications

Communications Manager

Salary: £32,500 (circa) per annum plus benefits

Location: UK Anti-Doping, Fleetbank House, 2 - 6 Salisbury Square, London

Job Purpose

You will be a first-class media operator with a strong news sense and judgement with experience of working in a complex environment. You will have a proven track record of working effectively with the media and developing good working relations with relevant journalists. You will be able to work under pressure to produce accurate and engaging copy with the ability to translate complex terminology into plain English.

You will use your communications skills to help make sure our work resonates with our key audiences whether you are writing speeches, briefings, press releases or developing social media content.

Person Specification

Qualifications/experience

• A bachelors’ degree or equivalent experience in journalism, media relations, PR

• Relevant significant work experience ideally within a complex political environment within a communications function

• Experience of managing a workload effectively to meet set deadlines

• Experience of writing in an engaging and informative style 

• Experience of working as part of a team

• Experience of producing a range of high quality communications materials for websites, publicity, newsletters and reports

• Experience and understanding of a range of social media channels including how to segment and target different audiences

Skills

• Competent and proven writing and editing skills for a range of target audiences and channels

• Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and communications skills

• Knowledge of Microsoft Office (in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Microsoft Outlook 

• Ability to work with external partners and suppliers

• Ability to prioritise own workload in order to meet set deadlines

• Self-motivated and able to operate with minimal supervision

• Creative approach to work, with the ability to develop innovative solutions and use initiative in problem solving

• Strong team player with the ability to show understanding and sensitivity to others’ views and objectives and to support other team members as required

For further details on the vacancy please see here

How to apply

To apply please click here

Please note Covering Letters and CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications is 25 September 2017

Interview dates: Monday 9 October 2017

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