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Head of News and Public Affairs - Maternity Cover 12-month FTC

Head of News and Public Affairs - Maternity Cover 12-month FTC

Posted 15 November 2020 by Aggregator Network
The British Academy - the UK's national academy for the humanities and social sciences - is seeking a Head of News and Public to lead a busy team within an integrated Communications Department. The successful candidate, who will already have senior level experience in a comparable organisation, will take responsibility for the overall management, planning and delivery of the Academy's press and public affairs as well as playing a key role in the delivery of the overall communications strategy.

He/she will ensure effective promotion of the full range of the Academy's growing range of activities to help build the Academy's reach and impact and particularly for our programmes aimed at policy-makers and civil society on subjects varying from purposeful business to childhood development and the societal and cultural implications of the pandemic.

He/she will seek innovative ways of increasing public awareness of the importance and public value of our disciplines and support our research award holders in securing coverage for their work. The British Academy offers 42 days of annual holiday (including bank holidays), attractive benefits (including a defined benefit pension scheme) and a supportive working environment.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion statement

As a key part of our People Strategy, the British Academy is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment, promoting equal opportunity, and addressing under-representation. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We will make reasonable adjustments to support disabled job applicants and offer an interview to those meeting the minimum selection criteria.

You can find more information on the Academy's vision and current activities here: -diversity-inclusion-british-academy/

For further information and to apply, please visit our website by clicking the apply button.

Closing date: 5pm on Wednesday, 25 November 2020.

Interview date: w/c Monday, 7 December 2020.

Reference: 41383500

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