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Head of Public Affairs, London

South East


£400 per day (6 months)

Executive Recruit have another Interim Head of Public Affairs job vacancy for a London based client – handled by our South East office.

An interim vacancy for a senior public affairs practitioner for 6 months to lead our London leisure client through challenging and rewarding times.

Our client is an established leisure company with a network of sports and fitness complexes and a strong track record of success, having experienced enviable profit growth in recent years. At a time of increasing media, regulatory and public discussion regarding health and fitness, they are looking to appoint a Head of Public Affairs on an interim basis for a minimum of six months.

You will assume responsibility for all public affairs and stakeholder engagement strategies, reporting to the CEO with whom you will work closely. A well-connected candidate, you will utilise your experience in lobbying and political engagement.
You will be accountable for a small team to manage and direct stakeholder projects and communications campaigns through your motivational leadership style as you guide communications towards achieving the company’s overall goals.
Candidates must be commercially astute and ideally knowledgeable of the leisure sector, with a proven track record in interim positions. As our client considers developing new leisure complexes on controversial sites, environmental knowledge would be an advantage.

With eloquent communication and presentation skills, and experience in a range of social media, this interim position will be remunerated at £400 per day and is an excellent opportunity for career development in a highly visible role.

To apply you must be legally entitled to work in the UK. Candidates currently registered with Executive Recruit or associated companies will automatically be considered.


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