Director of Communications

Reference
112630
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Management, Media & Communications
Location
London
Salary
Circa £120,000
Expiry Date
09/05/2021
Do you want to shape and tell the story of how the UK Government is working to secure a prosperous and safe UK with global reach and influence?

Job Description

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) is seeking an exceptional Director of Communications to lead the departmental communications team, set strategy and advise the Department and its Ministers on all aspects of communications activities. The successful candidate will be an inspiring and empowering leader with first rate stakeholder management experience. They will be comfortable providing direction through a period of change and working in an environment of public scrutiny, with responsibility for a budget of circa £34m.

Defence is facing some of the most rapidly changing and intensifying threats, both domestically and on a global level. We have the fifth largest Defence budget in the world, with over 20 Operations in over 25 countries. Effective communication is a core part of corporate support and operational impact. It promotes our work, projects our reach and influence and helps deter those who threaten the people and prosperity of the UK.

The MOD strives to be an employer of choice though recognising, encouraging and celebrating diversity. We welcome applications from the widest range of people of different backgrounds, cultures and experiences.