Jenny Murray

Jenny Murray

Studies at:

Ashridge Executive Education

Location in:

Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom

Jenny Murray

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Studies at:
Ashridge Executive Education
Location in:
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom

Bio

Experienced PR and Marcomms professional
Specialties: Delivery of high profile, quality regional, national and international media coverage, development and execution of communications and PR campaigns, running a press office, membership communications and recruitment, copywriting, publications, crisis and issues management, awards submissions, events management, website management and editing, project management, stakeholder engagement, communications strategy, fundraising.

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Work

2011 – present

Corporate Communications Manager

Ashridge Executive Education
  • Responsible for managing a talented team covering media (print, broadcast and online) and corporate relations, internal communications, events, corporate social media and corporate publications in the UK and globally.
2010 – 2011
(Feb – Oct)

Communications Manager

NHS Buckinghamshire
  • Responsible for promoting the reputation of the NHS in Buckinghamshire. This involved internal communications, managing media relations, executing public health campaigns, preparing presentations for senior managers and clinical staff, organising events, writing awards submissions.
2007 – 2010

Head of Communications

Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Key duties included reputation mangement and working with senior management to develop communications strategies and plans designed to help the organisation meet its strategic/ business objectives.
  • Development and management of websites, internal communications and the production of the Trust’s external and internal publications.
  • The role also involved organising public and staff events, speech writing, supporting fundraising drives and managing the implementation of membership/ patient and public engagement work.
2005 – 2007

Senior Consultant

Communications Management
  • Duties included developing and implementing communications strategies for diverse clients such as The Royal Shakespeare Company, Henley Business School, the Royal Veterinary College and Lancaster University Management School. This involved identifying target audiences, carrying out communications audits, developing key messages, targeting media, writing media releases, delivering media training to academic and senior administrative staff, editing newsletters and developing relationships with journalists.
2004 – 2005
(Nov – Jun)

Press Officer

University of Glasgow
  • Responsible for promoting research and corporate initiatives to maximise positive media coverage and enhance the institution’s profile.
2002 – 2004

Press Officer

University of Warwick
  • Promoted research and new initiatives to maximise positive media coverage and enhance the institution’s profile in regional, national and international media. The role involved crisis and issues management to minimise negative coverage and protect corporate reputation.
2000 – 2002

Press and Policy Executive (Scotland, based in Glasgow)

Oxfam
  • Communicated with diverse audiences to increase support for Oxfam in Scotland.
  • Developed PR strategies and identified news items to secure placement in the Scottish media.
  • Responsible for events organisation, coordinating communications during overseas emergencies, web development, handling general enquiries and managing a small team of graduates and volunteers.

Work

2011 – present

Corporate Communications Manager

Ashridge Executive Education
  • Responsible for managing a talented team covering media (print, broadcast and online) and corporate relations, internal communications, events, corporate social media and corporate publications in the UK and globally.
2010 – 2011
(Feb – Oct)

Communications Manager

NHS Buckinghamshire
  • Responsible for promoting the reputation of the NHS in Buckinghamshire. This involved internal communications, managing media relations, executing public health campaigns, preparing presentations for senior managers and clinical staff, organising events, writing awards submissions.
2007 – 2010

Head of Communications

Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Key duties included reputation mangement and working with senior management to develop communications strategies and plans designed to help the organisation meet its strategic/ business objectives.
  • Development and management of websites, internal communications and the production of the Trust’s external and internal publications.
  • The role also involved organising public and staff events, speech writing, supporting fundraising drives and managing the implementation of membership/ patient and public engagement work.
2005 – 2007

Senior Consultant

Communications Management
  • Duties included developing and implementing communications strategies for diverse clients such as The Royal Shakespeare Company, Henley Business School, the Royal Veterinary College and Lancaster University Management School. This involved identifying target audiences, carrying out communications audits, developing key messages, targeting media, writing media releases, delivering media training to academic and senior administrative staff, editing newsletters and developing relationships with journalists.
2004 – 2005
(Nov – Jun)

Press Officer

University of Glasgow
  • Responsible for promoting research and corporate initiatives to maximise positive media coverage and enhance the institution’s profile.
2002 – 2004

Press Officer

University of Warwick
  • Promoted research and new initiatives to maximise positive media coverage and enhance the institution’s profile in regional, national and international media. The role involved crisis and issues management to minimise negative coverage and protect corporate reputation.
2000 – 2002

Press and Policy Executive (Scotland, based in Glasgow)

Oxfam
  • Communicated with diverse audiences to increase support for Oxfam in Scotland.
  • Developed PR strategies and identified news items to secure placement in the Scottish media.
  • Responsible for events organisation, coordinating communications during overseas emergencies, web development, handling general enquiries and managing a small team of graduates and volunteers.

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