Assistant Director of Communications, NHS Confederation
Role: Full-time permanent
Salary: £65,405 to £69,030 (inclusive of London weighting)
Closing date: 25 July 2019
This is an exciting opportunity for a senior communications professional to lead the external affairs activities of the largest membership body in the NHS.
We are looking for a dynamic individual to lead a new team that will manage our media, public affairs and stakeholder relations activities, ensuring we build and maintain strong relationships with journalists, parliamentarians and other key contacts.
You will oversee high-profile programmes, reports and other activities that seek to engage and influence policy-makers on behalf of our members. You will be in a key leadership role within the organisation and will be expected to demonstrate creativity and expertise in developing high quality outputs that represent the views of our members.
You will receive an excellent benefits package, including 30 days annual leave, pension scheme, flexible working, salary sacrifice schemes and travel season ticket loans. You will also be supported to develop your knowledge and skills through ongoing training and development.
The NHS Confederation is the independent voice of NHS leadership. Our aim is an empowered healthy population supported by world class health and care services. Our 500+ members span the full range of organisations that provide and commission services, including acute, community, mental health and ambulance service trusts; independent providers; clinical commissioning groups; and academic health science networks. We work across England, Wales and Northern Ireland and have a European Office focused on Brexit and international learning opportunities. We support our members to address the policy and strategic challenges facing the health and care system, influence the development of national policy and represent their views at the highest levels and in the public arena.
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To apply for this role please read the attached job description and complete the application form. Applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for applications is Thursday 25th July 2019.
Interviews are anticipated to be held during w/c 5 August and w/c 12 August 2019 in central London.