Head of Communications
The Royal Foundation Centre for Early Childhood
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Primary Practice Group: Global Non-Profit and Social Impact Practice
Salary & Benefits: Commensurate with the seniority of the role
Closing Date: 06/12/2021
Formal Interview Date: Early-Mid February 2022
The Royal Foundation mobilises leaders, businesses and people so that together we can address society’s greatest challenges. Led by The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, our work is built on world-class research, long-term partnerships, and measurable, scalable impact.
We are currently seeking an exceptional Head of Communications for our Centre for Early Childhood. Launched in June, with the ambition to drive awareness of, and action on, the extraordinary impact of the early years in order to transform society, the Centre for Early Childhood is driven by data, research, campaigning and collaboration to elevate the status of early childhood development and ensure its rightful place as among the most vital and strategic issues of our time.
Reporting to the Director of The Centre for Early Childhood, as Head of Communications you will drive our communications work which will shape our strategies, build awareness and action on early childhood and help drive positive change, working closely with the Kensington Palace communications team.
We are seeking candidates from a broad range of backgrounds that will combine passion for our mission with best-in-class communications expertise. You will bring experience of developing successful and integrated communication strategies as well as be skilled at developing and delivering creative communications campaigns. You will bring excellent communications skills as well as a track record of building relationships across a broad range of media and stakeholders. In addition, you will demonstrate a strong understanding of the digital environment and devising communications strategies that embrace this. You will be a positive, flexible and hands-on team player who is keen to help us build out the work of the Centre.
To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter, detailing how you fulfil the role description and personal specification quoting reference 5464. The deadline for applications is 9am GMT Monday 6th December.
The salary is commensurate with the seniority of the role.
The Royal Foundation is currently developing new, long-term plans for a flexible and hybrid approach to working arrangements combining remote and office-based working. The postholder will be required to work regularly in London. You may also be required to travel within the UK and overseas on The Royal Foundation’s business.
The Royal Foundation is committed to equality and diversity and to ensuring a positive, safe and respectful environment which promotes the wellbeing and dignity of our employees, partners, suppliers and those whose interests we represent. We are committed to promoting a positive and inclusive working environment that has a diversity of people and views, and one that supports our culture of collaboration and curiosity. We take an active role in supporting under-represented communities and groups in becoming better and more fairly represented in within our organisation. We know that diverse and inclusive teams have a positive impact on our ability to help us address society’s biggest challenges.
To ensure inclusion on the basis of age, disability, ethnic or national origin, family circumstance, gender, gender identity, marital status, nationality, political or religious beliefs, race, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, we would welcome applications from under-represented groups.
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