Start date: As soon as possible.
Place of work: The Heritage Alliance, 5-11 Lavington Street, London, SE1 0NZ
Reporting to: The Chief Executive
Hours per week: 35 hours per week, Mondays to Fridays
Salary: £35,000 p.a. This is a permanent post with a six month probationary period.
The Heritage Alliance is seeking an outstanding person to take up the key role of Head of Policy and Communications. The successful candidate will join the Alliance’s small, energetic team based in our offices just behind the Tate Modern.
This is an exciting and wide-ranging role requiring a dynamic, proactive and reliable self-starter with a strategic outlook and a track record of influencing and impact. Reporting to the Chief Executive the role incorporates a wide range of communications, public affairs and policy tasks. Applicants should be persuasive communicators, able to demonstrate strong written, analytical and project management skills and be able multi-taskers with a strong ability to prioritise. Technical website competence and social media management experience are highly desirable.
Whilst a demonstrable interest in heritage policy is important, direct experience across heritage policy areas is not essential; the successful candidate will possess the skills needed to quickly acquire technical knowledge. Experience working with Government and politicians, the media, managing events and meetings is highly desirable.
The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 29 October 2019 with interviews expected on 5th or 6th November. Start date: as soon as possible.
To apply, please see www.theheritagealliance.org.uk/vacancies.