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Head of Communications

We are currently seeking a a new Head of Communications to work within our Marketing and Communications team at HOME. You will work closely with and support the Director of Marketing and Communications to drive our communications and digital activity, telling HOME’s story in a compelling and inspiring way on and offline to multiple stakeholders, raising the profile of HOME within local, regional and national media contexts.

Job Context

This role sits within the Marketing and Communications Team, led by the Director of Marketing and Communications, who also directs the Customer Service team. These teams work together to put audiences at the heart of everything HOME does.

The Marketing and Communications team is responsible for building and retaining audiences, visitors and participants to HOME, and articulating its mission and vision to stakeholders. The team is responsible for achieving visitor and income targets for HOME’s cross-arts programme, and ensuring the audiences are diverse and reflective of the city.

Job Summary

This role will suit an experienced communications professional, highly self-motivated with experience of managing a small team. You will have a proven track record of creating innovative PR and media relations that deliver maximum coverage for arts organisations – online, in print and broadcast. You will also have an excellent working knowledge of digital content development and harnessing the power of social media platforms to tell compelling organisational stories.

You’ll know how to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to deliver integrated communications and consistent key messages that help HOME extend our reach and build audiences.

Salary: £30,000 – £32,000
Hours: GMAC Ltd has a standard working week of 40 hours inclusive of meal breaks
Exact hours of work as required by demands of the post.
Overtime payments will not be made, however time off in lieu, with the agreement of the Head of Marketing, will be available to cover any additional hours worked.
Annual leave: 25 days p.a. plus statutory holidays

For the full job description and person specification, see our Head of Communications Job Pack. 

How to apply

Please complete the HOME application form telling us how you meet the Person Specification for this role and return with a completed Equal Opportunities questionnaire (accessed via a link in the application form).

The deadline for applications is Monday 1 November 2021 12pm
Interviews will take place the week commencing Monday 8 November 2021

Please email a PDF copy of your application to: recruitment@homemcr.org

Unfortunately, we cannot acknowledge receipt of applications.

HOME strives to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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