Director of Communications


£100,000 to £120,000 plus bonus and benefits


The organisation


Working for a global, industry-funded, not-for-profit who use the best available science and evidenced approaches to tackle a global public health issue. They aim to work closely with academia, the World Health Organisation, trade bodies, NGOs, regulators and industry to improve outcomes around this complex societal issue.


The role


Reporting into, and working closely with, the CEO, the newly created role of Director of Communications will be responsible for raising the profile, reputation and reach of the organisation, in support of its aims. You will work with the tight-knit leadership team to support strategy development and the crafting of key messages. You will manage and develop the media function, maximising opportunities to promote their work, establish strong relationships with all funding and wider industry partners, and manage all communications to members and external stakeholders.


The candidate

  • Prior experience of working at the forefront of a complex social issue
  • Previous success at developing and delivering campaigns
  • Extensive external communications experience, including social media
  • Intellectual curiosity and an international outlook


This role is based in London, with regular international travel. Youcan expect a salary in the region of £100,000 to £120,000, based on experience.

James Quinlan,

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+44 (0)20 3435 7264





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  • Media relations
  • Internal communications
  • Government affairs & public policy
  • Financial communications
  • Digital corporate communications
  • Speechwriting


Director of Communications

Contact: James Quinlan


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