[Job] British Lung Foundation, Director of Communications, ~??70k, clos 17 Sep 2010 #scicomm -ish jobs

I seem to have missed where this job is based. There are three other jobs advertised on their vacancies page, two of which specifically mention London but this one doesn’t. Not sure what conclusion to draw from that…

Ignore that, I’ve just actually looked at the information below and it clearly states Location: London 😉 Duh.

Bit of press, campaign-y stuff, magazines, internal comms. They’re also on Twitter at http://twitter.com/lunguk although I’m not sure I approve of sending the same message (about a letter in the Guardian) to lots of different people, seems a bit spammy – but it might actually be really effective.

Anyway, interesting and important work 🙂

A previous British Lung Foundation job posted to the blog was:-
Publications Editor, ??30k, closed 28 May 2010

British Lung Foundations
Director of Communications
http://www.lunguk.org/abouttheblf/workingfortheblf/director-of-communications

Location: London
Salary: Circa ??70,000 p.a.

The British Lung Foundation is the only UK charity working for everyone affected by lung disease. In addition to providing support for those affected by disease today, the charity funds world-class research to bring about positive change and improve future treatment, care and rehabilitation.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive, you will lead the development and implementation of a far-reaching communications strategy to build the charity???s brand, maximise membership and cement sustainability. At the same time, you will shape overall direction as a member of the Senior Management Team and take direct responsibility for all aspects of press relations, the web, parliamentary representation and our regular publication Breathing Space.

As a truly strategic thinker and real self-starter, you will bring:

    * An extensive track record of leading communications departments
    * Proven ability to control significant budgets and human resources
    * Excellent relationship-building skills
    * Comprehensive knowledge of the full media mix
    * An exceptionally creative and entrepreneurial approach

Download an application pack from the related links section

For an informal discussion about the role, please telephone Dame Helena Shovelton on 020 7688 5566.

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 17 September 2010.
Interview date: Friday 8 October 2010.

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