Head of Public Relations maternity cover (job share, 3 days/wk)

MS Society
Cricklewood, London (North)
£50,692 - £55,866 pro rata
08 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018

Head of Public Relations maternity cover (job share, 3 days/wk)

This is an amazing opportunity to join a supportive, rarely available and forward thinking ‘job share’ as Head of Public Relations at a really crucial time for the MS Society, with an exciting and ambitious year ahead.Type: Part-time, three days a week (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) – Maternity Cover

Location: MS National Centre, Cricklewood, London

Salary: £50,692 - £55,866 pro rata

Salary Band: H2

Department: External Affairs

At the MS Society, we make sure people living with MS are at the centre of everything we do. And it’s this commitment that unites us across the UK.

Our work is based on the hopes and aspirations of our MS community. Together we campaign at all levels, fund ground-breaking research and provide award winning support and information.

Our people are our greatest asset and the key to our success. We offer a vibrant, progressive environment where you will make a difference.

About this job

The ideal candidate will have a strong track record in public relations and substantial experience contributing to successful high-profile integrated campaigns. They’ll be a strategic thinker and great line manager with lots of experience in dealing with reputation / crisis management. Excellent communication and people skills are essential.

This post reports to the Director of External Affairs and leads public relations and celebrity engagement work for the MS Society. The Head of PR is also a member of the External Affairs directorate management team.

The role has been a job share since being created; both partners share all projects and are across all areas of work, including joint management of the PR Manager and Celebrity and VIP Manager. Each person works three days a week and Wednesday is partly used as a handover day. This position is maternity cover. We’re open to considering people looking to make a step up from PR Manager level.

MS National Centre has its own car park so it’s particularly good for anyone living in NW London or Hertfordshire who wants to commute by car.

Closing date: 09:00am, Thursday 15 March 2018

Interview date: Wednesday 28 March 2018

How to apply

To apply online for the role, download an application pack and job description via the application method below.

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