Salary: £50,000 – £60,000 plus benefitsA leading global think tank institute on international conflict and geopolitical trends is seeking a Government and Business Engagement Communications Manager. The institute is international in its composition, perspective and reach and provides objective facts and independent analysis for its core audiences in government, the private sector, and the expert and opinion-formed communities. Summits convened by them facilitate intergovernmental consultations, while its research helps companies to understand political risk and its publications shape the international strategic debate.This is a newly created position reporting into the Head of Global Communications Engagement and your primary responsibility will be to develop and manage the Institute’s communication opportunities with its government and business audiences. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, collaborative, able to multi-skill and work at speed. They will have proven experience of working in Government, the ‘think-tank’ community and / or business and have an international outlook. Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Develop and manage the Institute’s communication opportunities with its Government and business audiences: Support delivery of the Institute’s strategies for government and business.Develop networks to facilitate ‘intelligent distribution’ to these audiences and to create funding opportunities. Create outreach campaigns to these audiences. Represent the Institute to these audiences.Search for opportunities in these audiences across the Institutes offices globally.Liaise across departments to maximise engagement and provide communications support to other department initiatives.Support funding activities:Ensure that feedback/market intelligence is reported back to relevant stakeholders. This might include government or business interest in research themesQualifications, Skills and Experience Requirements:Tertiary education with demonstrable Government communications experience at manager level. Knowledge of government and diplomatic environments and processesSkilled in networking and public speakingPossess corporate and commercial awarenessGood level of numeracyExcellent writing skillsEnjoy working in a team environment********************************VMAGROUP is a leading international interim and permanent communications, digital and marketing recruitment and executive search specialist. Specialist practices cover corporate communications, internal communications, change communications, PR, media relations, CSR, public affairs, marketing, digital and agency services.We have a reputation for providing leading consultancy services and advice supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications and marketing industry supporting planning and decision-making.VMAGROUP has offices in London, Manchester, Amsterdam, and Brussels, but we work with organisations and individuals on a global basis. VMAGROUP is committed to equal opportunities and is a Diversity Pledged Recruiter.
Job Title:Government and Business Engagement Communications Manager