Head of Communications

Job Ref
COM1
Function
Communications
Salary
£55,000 per annum
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
35 hours per week

More details

Head of Communications
London, NW1

About the Roundhouse

The Roundhouse is an iconic music and arts venue in Camden. Since the 1960s we’ve opened up space for creativity to empower people and communities - day in, night out. We’re on a mission to raise the creative potential of the UK so we give young people and artists the space to experiment, develop skills and be part of incredible moments that go down in history.

We’ve recently opened our new building for young creatives, Roundhouse Works and are now working with more young people each year than ever before. Not only that but we are building a reputation for developing a pipeline of bright diverse young talent moving into the Creative Industries.

We are currently seeking a Head of Communications to join our team on a permanent, full-time basis.

The Benefits

- Salary of £55,000 per annum
- 25 days’ holiday per year plus bank holidays pro rata
- Pension scheme
- Cycle to Work and Tech Scheme
- Season ticket loan
- Employee assistance programme
- Health Cash Plan
- Group Life Assurance
- National Arts Pass
- Staff discount at our bar and café
- Complimentary staff tickets

This is an exceptional opportunity for a communications expert with a great leadership style and depth of experience to join our impactful organisation.

You’ll have the chance to shape the narrative of one of the most iconic creative hubs in the UK, leading initiatives that will amplify the voices of young artists and transform lives through the power of creativity.

In this senior-level role, you will be enabled to make a real impact, not only using your creative skills but guiding and nurturing the skills of others and creating a legacy linked to your expertise.

So, if you’re ready to lead a team dedicated to inspiring young minds and shaping the future of the arts, apply now!

The Role

As our Head of Communications, you will lead our external communications and public affairs strategy.

Raising the profile of our incredible work, you will shape our messaging across all media platforms and ensure consistency, cohesive narratives and key messages. You’ll also oversee our internal communications, working closely with our People Team and have responsibility for Crisis Communications.

Line managing the PR and Ambassador Manager, you will ensure their continued development and growth as well as the delivery of high-quality work. Externally, you will engage with journalists and other stakeholders to provide pathways to promote our organisation and drive engagement with what we do.

Additionally, you will:

- Develop and implement measuring and evaluation tools
- Oversee relationships with PR agencies
- Agree and manage the communications budget

About You

To be considered as our Head of Communications, you will need:

- Experience engaging and working with a range of journalists and key stakeholders
- Experience working at an operational and strategic level
- Management experience
- Knowledge of media across all platforms
- Exceptional communication and advocacy skills

Please note, you must have a current and acceptable DBS check or be willing to undertake one.

The closing date for this role is 26th February 2024.

Other organisations may call this role Head of External Communications, Head of Internal Communications, Head of Marketing, Senior Communications Manager, Head of Strategic Communications, or Communications Lead.

Webrecruit and The Roundhouse Trust are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

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