Communications and Media Lead



  • Location


  • Job type


  • Sector

    Local Government

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    16 June 2019

  • Client


Ref: GSi55650

 Interim Communications and Media Lead

A London Council are looking for an Interim Communications and Media Lead for 3 months to lead the delivery of the council’s communications strategy, which will require working closely with the project management office and development partners. This role will ensure that the council’s role in a project is effectively positioned and promoted in all council and partner communications, including with the media, residents and stakeholders.  The key will be will be about having a strong focus on building and managing relationships, with partners and agencies, as well as leading on the overarching communications strategy.  Other duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Lead the development and maintenance of a microsite and other programme wide channels, as appropriate, to promote the scheme and its benefits to local residents, Londoners and visitors
  • Identify opportunities to proactively promote the scheme to a range of media to secure positive coverage
  • Create engaging content to promote the scheme through a range of council and partner channels, as appropriate

The role will be inside IR35 c£400 for 3 months and the closing date is Thursday 13th June 2019.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.

Contact details
Anton Ramdhanie: 07384 253674