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Head of Communications

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Pharma & Life Sciences

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  • Contact:

    Amber Jacques

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  • Published:

    almost 3 years ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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  • Grow the public profile of the organisation through high profile media coverage, marketing and thought leadership activities.
  • Provide advice and guidance across the organisation on how to communicate with a wide variety of audiences in academia, government, industry and the broader public.
  • Manage the organisation's recently-launched website
  • Identify and publicise evidence of the organisation's impact, through case studies, media stories and stakeholder communications.
  • Brief senior staff and spokespeople on the latest news in data science and AI and oversee a programme of media training across the organisation.
  • Manage sensitive media enquiries and get ahead of potential issues.
  • Lead on the design, development and content for the organisation's annual report and other strategic publications.
  • Support the organisation's Executive Team and Director with strategic communications advice, developing briefs and communications plans as required.


  • Demonstrable experience of developing stand-out marketing and communications campaigns.
  • Experience of managing a team.
  • Experience of implementing and measuring the success of communications campaigns
  • Crisis communications and issues management skills.
  • Attention to detail, networking, influencing and interpersonal skills
  • A proactive, enthusiastic and collaborative approach, with the ability to problem-solve and think creatively
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Works well under pressure, able to prioritise and work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to be flexible and retain good judgement in a fast-paced environment
  • Contacts in the science, tech and business press
  • Experience of managing budgets and third-party contractors

Due to the high volume of responses, Carter Murray is not able to respond to each candidate individually, if you have not heard back within 6 weeks please assume your application has not been successful.

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