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A prominent global investment firm is currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Head of Communications to join their dynamic team in London.

As the Head of Communications, your primary objective is to lead and execute comprehensive communication strategies for their private equity company and their portfolio companies in the field of mining, mining-related adjacencies, and renewable energy infrastructure. You will play a pivotal role in shaping and conveying their organisation's key messages to various stakeholders, enhancing their brand reputation, and promoting their mission. You will also manage the CEO’s global media comms strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute comprehensive communication strategies to enhance the firm's visibility and reputation as well as their portfolio companies.
  • Develop and implement effective communication strategies that align with the company's goals, including for new investments, exits, and other transactions
  • Craft and disseminate compelling narratives for the CEO and its mining portfolio companies
  • Manage all aspects of internal and external communications, including media relations, public affairs, and investor communications.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with key stakeholders such as investors, media outlets, industry associations, and government agencies.
  • Lead the creation of compelling content across various platforms, including press releases, presentations, website content, and social media channels.

Your Skills:

  • Experience in corporate communications, public relations, or related roles, preferably within the financial services or natural resources sectors.
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing successful communication strategies that drive business results and enhance brand reputation.
  • Strong writing and editing skills, with the ability to craft clear, concise, and engaging content for diverse audiences.
  • Strategic thinker with a creative mindset and the ability to anticipate and respond to emerging issues and trends.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience, with the ability to lead and inspire a team to achieve goals and deliver results.

Why Join:

  • Opportunity to work with a global leader in natural resources investing, committed to sustainability and responsible business practices.
  • Collaborative and inclusive culture that values diversity, creativity, and innovation.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package, including opportunities for professional development and career growth.
  • If you have the relevant experience and this opportunity sounds interesting to you, please get in touch with our team including a copy of your CV as soon as possible via the form below.

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Having previously spent 10 years in communications, Katie brings real industry insights into the hiring process. Taking her experience of working on both UK and international advertising and PR campaigns for clients such as Sony, GSK, EA, BT, Unilever and Microsoft, she made the move into recruitment eight years ago to seek out the best talent for an industry she’s hugely passionate about. Katie works at the senior end of the global Corporate Affairs and Sustainability market across both agency (CEO, MD, Head of and Director) and in-house positions (Director of Corporate Affairs, Director of Communications, Director of Marketing and Communications, Head of External Affairs etc).

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