Director of Communications & External Affairs

    Applications closing date: 19/08/2022
    Various, United Kingdom
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    Humankind is one of England’s most successful home-grown charities. We provide free, confidential support for alcohol, drugs, housing, or mental health in friendly local places across the UK.

    Humankind are recruiting for the role of Director of Communications & External Affairs. As an organisation, we have grown significantly; this role will be crucial in ensuring that we maintain effective internal communications, ensure awareness of our impact, and ultimately influence change for those who use our services.

    Humankind is a large organisation; ensuring that the workforce remains engaged in our strategy, organisational and operational changes, changes to policy, and can inform and effect our decision-making, remains crucial.  This role will lead a team who are actively engaged in this process.

    The Director of Communications & External Affairs will be expected to drive how we ‘tell our story’, across all areas of our service delivery, including substance misuse, homelessness, employment and caring responsibilities.  This will involve internal and external communications, including developing and maintaining media contacts to ensure our media coverage illustrates our impact, reflects the needs of those who use our services, and positively contributes to the reputation and awareness of the organisation.

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