Head of Media Relations and Content

£49226 - £52226 per annum
City of London
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Job description

Morgan Hunt is currently working with non-departmental government body based in Manchester and London in search of an interim Head of Media Relations and Content.

The position is a 6 month fixed term contract paying £49226 per anum plus £2000 on call allowance. The London Weighting is also applicable for London based candidates.

The hybrid working model offers plenty of flexibility for home working.

The role of Head of Media Relations and Content reports directly into the Director of Communications and leads a team of media relations and content professionals.

The key responsibilities of the new Head of Media Relations and Content:

  • Provide professional communications advice to the Chair, CEO and other senior leaders across the organisation.
  • Create strategic communications plans that deliver the organisation's objectives. Evaluate and report performance against SMART objectives.
  • Establish and maintain excellent media and stakeholder relationships.
  • Lead a diverse team effectively, also ensuring continued professional development.
  • Handle high-profile and sensitive media issues, including crisis communications. Provide a clear, trusted brief to media and other partners.


Previous experience of the new Head of Media Relations and Content:

  • Experience of leading a newsroom or press office.
  • Ability to think and act strategically and at pace, to identify key points and develop credible positions that can then be communicated clearly and persuasively
  • Experience of using and exploiting digital channels.
  • Has a strong strong track record of being a supportive leader, managing and developing teams.
  • Awareness of the latest technological advances, and how they are relevant to communications.
  • Developing, implementing and evaluating media relations and content plans to convey key messages as part of wider corporate strategies.


If you are an experienced Media professional and comfortable running a large team then please apply ASAP.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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