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Team Leader - Digital Services

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
14/05/2020
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 31/05/2020 23:59
Salary:
Grade 12 £35,934 to £39,782
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Marketing / Media / Communications
Vacancy ID:
197651
Employment Location:
County Hall, Durham
Post Number:
TAP20-139
Closing date:
31 May
Further Information

Temporary until 31 December 2020.

County Durham has lots to shout about; beautiful countryside and coastline, an historic capital city, an excellent tourism and cultural offer, as well as ambitious plans to grow our economy.

We are looking for someone to join our team to help us promote how great the county is and the services we offer to residents, visitors, investors and partners.
As a key part of our Communications and Marketing team you will be responsible for developing and driving our social media and web strategy, as well as building on, and protecting our, reputation, you will work closely with colleagues across the team and the council. You will lead and inspire a small digital team and help to develop the council’s digital media knowledge and expertise.

You will be enthusiastic and passionate about digital communications, be an innovator, self-starter and team player. You will have excellent communications skills, including developing, copy writing, be able to film and edit, have experience in SEO and analytics. Ideally you will have experience of working in a news environment and producing content which will help us stand out from the crowd and help reach our audiences.

You will have a keen eye for detail, have excellent influencing skills and strong organisational and time management skills.

You will possess a degree in a related subject and ideally a professional qualification or membership in communications or marketing.

For an informal and confidential discussion, please call Michelle Atkinson, Head of Communications and Marketing, on 03000 268049 or via email at michelle.atkinson2@durham.gov.uk

Interviews and assessments will take place week commencing 8 June 2020.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL COMMUNICATION REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION FOR THIS POST WILL BE SENT TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS THAT YOU HAVE REGISTERED WITH NORTH EAST JOBS, INCLUDING YOUR INVITE TO INTERVIEW IF YOU ARE SHORTLISTED. PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL AFTER THE CLOSING DATE FOR NOTIFICATION FROM DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK AS YOU WILL NOT BE NOTIFIED BY ANY OTHER MEANS. PLEASE ENSURE YOU CHECK YOUR JUNK MAIL.

In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services on 03000 263154/264469/264086/266148 or email PESTAP@durham.gov.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.