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Tel: 01227 639768

Interim Head of Communications

Location: London

Salary expectation: £47,759

Application deadline: Fri 23rd October

This is a full-time role

Single Homeless Project (SHP) has been a key member of the coalition that has supported rough sleepers in London since the lockdown.  They need a strong communicator to help promote this work, and the associated fundraising campaigns we have planned.

Are you a confident leader in Communications? Are you able to plan and operate at pace, take a hands-on approach to raising the awareness and profile of an organisation?  Then this could be the role for you

They are looking for an experienced person to take the lead on external and internal communications for our London wide charity for an interim period of nine months. During this time, you will help us continue to highlight the issues faced by the people we support and to ensure our staff are connected to each other.

SHP (Single Homeless Project) is one of London’s leading homelessness prevention charities and a dynamic and growing organisation changing 8,000 lives every year – from supporting people in crisis to helping the take the final steps towards independence and employment

As the Head of Communications you will be responsible for the further development and implementation of a number of defined internal and external communications objectives, which raises awareness of SHP and our work.  Managing a small team, you will oversee and be accountable for the production and management of all SHP’s communication channels; whether audio-visual, electronic or publications and materials. You will also work towards meeting the needs of SHP’s diverse internal audience during a time of considerable change and ensure that external agencies and senior stakeholders are meeting project deadlines and agreed outcomes.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of delivering clear, engaging, high quality, results-led communications. This includes managing multiple internal communications channels, along with the ability to develop and deliver innovative approaches to keeping an organisation’s staff connected.

You will also be highly engaged with the external environment, current affairs and social media platforms and possess the confidence to deliver social affairs messages to the external audience.  Experience of media relations, PR and/or campaigns would be advantageous.

Deadline: Fri 23rd October