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Head of Communications

Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC)

Marylebone Cricket Club is the world's most active cricket club, the owner of Lord's Ground and the guardian of the Laws of the game.

Posted
18 Nov 2022
Status
Full Time
Permanent
Location
England
Closing date
30 Nov 2022

The successful candidate will build and lead the delivery of the Club’s communications strategy across all internal and external channels, to promote MCC and Lord’s proactively and in a positive light. They will manage the communications teams and its support agencies including membership, corporate, public affairs, PR and staff communication functions to ensure effective outputs and a clear return on investment.

The Head of Communications will deliver MCC’s media strategy via strong, effective relationships with senior national, regional and international press across cricket, sport, news and wider consumer and corporate networks. They will forge and nurture key stakeholder relationships including direct liaison and briefings of the Club’s Principal Officers, Committee and Executive Management Board. They will ensure MCC’s tone of voice is accurately reflected within high-quality written materials across all outputs, enhancing the Club’s reputation across its breadth of communications channels.

MCC is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, colour, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, national origin, religion, sex, and or other legally protected status. If you have any particular requirements in respect of the recruitment or interview process, please mention this in a covering email/letter.

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Substantial experience at a senior level in communications, PR and media, working either in-house or agency.
  • Poven crisis communications experience.
  • Demonstrable leadership and mentoring experience.
  • Excellent written skills / level of literacy.
  • A track record in building effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders.
  • Well-organised, capable of planning multiple projects and prioritising work to tight deadlines.
  • Responsive and proactive communicator.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.

Full details can be found within the Job Profile via this LINK

VALUES AND BEHAVIOURS

SMART

  • We make informed decisions
  • We cut out inefficiency and complexity
  • We ensure that everything we do looks, sounds and feels high quality

ATTENTIVE

  • We are welcoming hosts to people of all cultures and backgrounds
  • We pride ourselves on impeccable manners
  • We work with other organisations for the good of the game

ORIGINAL

  • We set our own high standards
  • We constantly seek out better ways of working
  • We encourage people to be imaginative in their work

Skills and ability testing may form part of the selection process. If you have any particular requirements in respect of the interview/section process, please mention this in a covering email/letter.

How to Apply

Please click 'Apply Now' to submit your CV and a covering email/letter, stating salary expectations.


Additional Information

Status
Full Time
Permanent
Job Type
Marketing & Communications
Sport
Cricket

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