Director of Communications

  • Salary: circa £45000.00 per annum
  • Contact Number: 020 7939 7439
  • Expiry Date: 2021-05-14
  • 35 hours per week
  • Contract: Full time, permanent
  • Location: London or Manchester


This is a fantastic opportunity for a Communications professional who works in a collaborative, innovative, and agile way. The charity is happy to consider applications from individuals with previous Head or Director of Communications experience, as well as from individuals who are ready to step into their first senior management position.

Core experience vital to the role is significant experience gained in a communications setting, including; managing a multi-disciplinary team; proven experience of partnership working and stakeholder management at the highest levels; and demonstrable experience of developing and leading campaigns that have made a positive impact on the external positioning of an organisation and its cause.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills with the ability to negotiate and influence, as well as interpret complex information clearly and concisely to a range of audiences. In addition, you’ll be a natural leader with the ability to inspire others.


Deadline for applications: 14th May

Interviews with Charity People: w/c 17th May

First stage interviews with akt: 24th and 25th May

Second stage interviews with akt: date TBC

akt is committed to being an inclusive workplace that represents the diverse communities we serve. We actively encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from Black or People of Colour, trans and non-binary people, and people living with a disability, who are currently under-represented within akt. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or age. We are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process, on commencement, or once in post

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