Head of Communications

  • Industry: Executive and Management
  • Location: Morden
  • Type: Contract
  • Payment: £300 - 400
  • Per: Day
  • Role: Other

Posted by : Jacob Smith

Email : Jacob.Smith@intecselect.com

Head of Communications

This role will lead and co-ordinate all communications strategy and activities across the council and with its partners to deliver the agreed outcomes of communications strategies. This will be achieved through direct and matrix management.

The chosen candidate will be responsible for the corporate communications team consisting of 10 staff including the communications manager, officers and assistant.

Please apply for this role if you are able to play in shaping and promoting the priorities identified by the authority, and how to implement, co-ordinate and evaluate communications activity to achieve these objectives.

Role overview and essential skill set:
• Experience of internal and external communications techniques practices and current thinking.
• To lead the Corporate Communications Team and be the professional and co-ordination lead for the web, print and graphics team as well as communications officers based elsewhere in the council.
• Experience of operating to tight deadlines in highly pressured environments.
• Strong leadership and staff management together with the ability to motivate and develop staff.
• Political sensitivity and the ability to form productive, professional working relationships with councillors across the political spectrum and with staff at all levels within the organisation.
• The ability to effectively manage budgets

Rate circa – £300 – £350 per day on a 6 month rolling contract / 35-hour week 9am – 5pm.

Right next to the tube station and easily accessible by car.

Please respond to this advert with an up to date version of your CV and the leading consultant will be in touch with more details.

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