Head of Media and Communications

Head of Media and Communications

Website A.F.C. Fylde Football Club

– Salary: “Dependant Upon Experience”
– Closing Date: 18/03/2019
– Job Role: Head of Media and Communications

The AFC Fylde Community Foundation is a forward thinking and fast moving community trust which works in partnership with AFC Fylde Football Club, based in Kirkham, Lancashire.

The Foundation currently delivers a number of flagship community development programmes, which aim to motivate, educate and activate our community.

The AFC Fylde Community Foundation recognises the quality of work carried out by its committed delivery team, who work tirelessly throughout Fylde in order to engage with those who are most disengaged and disadvantaged within our community. These interventions provide quality outcomes in often challenging circumstances.

Recognising the quality of The Foundation’s outcomes, which are supported by a wide and diverse range of funding partners, The AFC Fylde Community Foundation is looking to appoint a committed Head of Media and Communications who will be directly responsible for developing and implementing The Foundation’s media and communications plan.

The suitable post holder will possess extensive experience in the communications field, will also possess strong connections in the following media and communication disciplines;

Local press and media

Local commercial Radio

Regional radio partners

Local editorial magazines

Regional and local online placement, including social media

In addition to managing the above continued media engagement, the post holder will be required to act creatively and work with a wide and diverse range of partners, in order to create develop and promote key messages.

The post holder must be able to think outside of the box in order to maximise engagement with media partners.

The post holder will possess the skillset and ability to create an annual communications plan and agree Key Performance Indicators with the Director of The Foundation. All Key Performance Indicators will align closely with the organisation’s business plan. The post holder will be required to execute, update, review, and report against this agreed plan.

Job Requirements

High standard of written English.
Educated to a degree level (2:1 or higher), preferably in a related subject.

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