Job Title:

Lead Communications Officer


North London

Date posted:

Start date:

Jan 2022

Contract length:


Contact name:


0330 1244 363

Job reference:

Lead Communications Officer


MAT Recruitment are working with a brilliant Education Trust in North West London & Manchester to recruit a Lead Communications Officer. This is a permanent contract to start as soon as possible.

The Lead Communications Officer will: model the standards, principles, values and norms of the organisation at all times; ensuring that all activities serve the vision, mission, strategic direction and priorities outlined; making decisions and recommendations to colleagues which are based on market research and evidence-based information; liaising effectively and supporting the work of the central team to enable it to ensure that the communications, media and public relations functions in each of our establishments is effective and fit for purpose; whilst supporting  the development of staff and apprentices within the team through coaching and mentoring to ensure that grows the next generation of communications and PR officers both for the organisation and the sector as a whole.The postholder will work in close partnership with the Trust’s Lead Marketing Officer and build strong relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. As required by the CGO/CEO, they will also support Principals in ensuring that communications in schools are working effectively and efficiently.

The LCO will lead on developing the Trust’s messaging and communication guidelines whilst ensuring its alignment across all our establishments. You will also act as the Trust’s Press Officer under the oversight of the CGO.

– A competitive salary
– A fantastic place to work with support staff and students
– Opportunity to join a successful school part of a leading Multi Academy Trust.
– Outstanding CPD
– Opportunity for career development

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants are subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

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