Head of Internal Communications (Maternity Cover)

London School of Economics and Political Science

The London School of Economics and Political Science is looking for a Head of Internal Communications based in the Communications Division reporting to the Director of Communications and Public Affairs.

With a new Director focused on improving the student and staff experience, LSE is undertaking a range of initiatives to improve engagement across the School. The Head of Internal Communications has a key role in driving change and supporting School-wide and department initiatives.

The post holder will have an ability to respond and manage high pressure and fast-developing situations.  They will be responsible for leading a team and managing and developing internal communications channels. He/She will be a point of contact for all strategic internal communications matters, represent and advise senior management and work on cross-School projects as necessary.

The ideal candidate will have a strong track record in a communications role within an HE or corporate environment working closely with a large variety of stakeholders including senior management and leadership teams. You will have excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate the development and implementation of a communications strategy with the key emphasis on internal communications. You will also be able to demonstrate leadership in a pressurised environment as well as strong networking and team management skills.

In addition to a good salary, the benefits that come with this job are a generous pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

For any system related technical questions, please contact hr.jobs@lse.ac.uk.  For all other questions, please contact the vacancy manager Annette Haas (a.haas@lse.ac.uk).

Applications must be received online by 22 January 2018; 23.59 pm UK time. Regrettably we are unable to accept any late applications. 

Interviews are likely to be held in w/b 5 February 2018

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