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Head of Marketing and Communications

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Closed for applications on 04/05/2017 12:00
NJC Grade L | £53,541 - £55,707 per annum
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Job Category:
Marketing / Media / Communications
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Employment Location:
Redcar & Cleveland House, Kirkleatham Street, Redcar

Job details 

Closing date:
4 May

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

We are looking for a talented and committed communications professional who will be responsible for setting and leading the strategic communications agenda for Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council at local, regional and national level.

This is a great opportunity for someone with drive, high standards and exceptional skills in communication and media. You will lead and manage our communications team, with responsibility spanning internal and external communications, public relations, social media, campaigns and marketing. You will be required to promote and market our borough, showcasing its opportunities to residents, visitors, businesses and investors.

The person we are looking for will have an excellent track record operating at a strategic level across all communication channels and have the ability to work with people of all levels both within and outside the organisation. You will have experience of working with senior leaders and be politically astute, with experience of handling sensitive and challenging issues. Working closely with the Chief Executive, the Executive Management Team and Elected Members you will provide professional advice on how we present and promote the priorities and work of the council.

For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Pauline Kavanagh, Assistant Director Organisational Change on 01642 444021.

Closing Date – Thursday 4th May 2017 at 12 noon.

Redcar & Cleveland Council have an attractive benefits package including:-

- Generous annual leave (minimum 28 days)
- Flexible working hours
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
- Family friendly benefits
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Staff discount scheme
- Discount leisure facilities

In the absence of any exceptional circumstances which render it necessary in the best interests of the Council to do so, the Council will generally not reengage any individual whom has previously been employed by the Council and left that employment with the benefit of a severance, early retirement or redundancy payment under voluntary arrangements. This principle will apply whether such re-engagement is to be under a contract of employment, contract of services or otherwise.

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