Post Ref: TMPC5 - Temporary Corporate Communications Manager

Post Ref: TMPC5 - Temporary Corporate Communications Manager

Salary: £37,288 - £39,207 per annum. 37 hours per week. Maternity cover for up to one year.

We’re looking for an experienced communicator to lead our multi-disciplined Corporate Communications Team across all aspects of the Council’s communications.

As part of our Senior Management Team, this is a key role, overseeing the Communications, Civic, Web, Design, Print and General Management Team’s Admin functions.

Day to day you’ll be doing everything from advising Senior Officers and Elected Members on communications issues, handling press enquiries and overseeing delivery of our Communications and Engagement Strategy, to leading on internal communications and supporting events. You’ll also lead on communications as part of the Council and wider Local Resilience Forum response to the pandemic and other emergencies.

This isn’t just a management role though - you’ll also need to be hands on, developing and producing content as part of wider campaigns and projects including copy writing, web editing, design work and video editing.

You should have appropriate marketing or communications qualifications e.g. degree, CIPR or CIM or relevant experience.

Given the role’s seniority, some evening and weekend work is required.

 We’re looking for an individual who has experience in:

  • Completing management tasks and leading a team
  • Advising on communications and engagement matters at a senior level
  • Writing content for a range of channels
  • Delivering targeted marketing campaigns to low cost budgets
  • Building relationships with stakeholders

 The ideal candidate would:

  • Be highly motivated, organised and able to work under pressure and meet expected deadlines
  • Be able to motivate others
  • Have experience in running events
  • Have an understanding of managing websites
  • Have excellent communication skills to build good customer relationships
  • Be forward thinking, flexible and innovative

 What you need to know:

If you’d like to have an informal chat about the role, please contact Sarah Tidy on 0115 917 3825.

Interviews are expected to take place in late March and will include a pre-prepared presentation. We are looking for someone who will be able to start in late May/early June 2021.

Please quote reference no. TMPC5

Closing date: Wednesday 10th March 2021 at 5.00 pm

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The Council embraces flexible ways of working to ensure that we can attract the best talent and experience and get the most from our employees. Whilst meeting the needs of our residents is a priority and we can’t guarantee we can accept all flexible working requests, we are happy to discuss your options when you apply for a job with us.

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