Head of communications

London - Closes on 13/01/2020

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We are looking for an exceptional communications leader to grow Scope’s profile, influence and impact in line with Scope’s ambitious strategy for Everyday Equality for disabled people.

About the role

You will design and lead a communications strategy that delivers on Scope’s social change goals and which seeks to shift public perceptions of disability, through compelling media and social media outputs. You will develop Scope’s ability to measure the impact of our communications, and report on progress to the Executive team and the board.

You will build Scope’s profile and credibility as a pioneering and courageous organisation, sharing our successes and learning externally and encouraging engagement with Scope’s work.

This is a key leadership role across Scope, and the postholder will be required to work closely with the Executive team, the board and other senior staff to align and prioritise our external communications.

Full job description

About you

You will be an experienced communications leader, with a track record of growing an organisation’s impact, profile and reputation. You will be able to balance the needs of a long-term communication strategy with the ability to seize opportunities in the moment. You will have exceptional communication skills and be someone who can influence, negotiate and inspire others to act. You will have experience across a range of communications disciplines, including media, social media, crisis communication and ideally internal communications.

Please apply with your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability to the role.

Interviews will be held on the 22nd of January.

Disabled candidates

Equality and inclusion are at the heart of Scope’s mission and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace with equality of opportunity for everyone.

We welcome applications from disabled people and guarantee interviews to disabled applicants who meet the minimum job criteria. Please let us know in your application if you would like to be considered for this.

Contact us

If you have any questions please get in touch.

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