Director of Communications and Engagement

Confidential

London

  • Location

    London

  • Job type

    Interim

  • Sector

    Local Government

  • Job ref

    GSi66926

  • Expiry date

    30 July 2020

  • Client

    Confidential

Ref: GSi66926

A London Borough are seeking an Interim Director of Communication and Engagement for a period of 3 months.  As Director of Communications and Engagement you will work closely with the Leader, Chief Executive and leadership team to lead communications, engagement and public relations for the Council.  You will be working with colleagues to drive change and innovation across the council to benefit our residents, businesses and visitors. You will use your creativity and initiative to lead and implement breakthrough strategic engagement and communications plans for both our internal and external stakeholders.  You will be responsible for high quality campaigns, proactive and responsible lobbying and first class management of press and public relations.  Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • To lead and develop the City Council’s internal and external engagement and communication strategies
  • Develop the reputation of the council and provide high quality campaigns, proactive and responsible lobbying and first class management of press and public relations
  • Ensure the council engages and communicates successfully with all its diverse communities in ways which are open and accessible for all.
  • Ensure the council engages and communicates successfully with all its wide range of external stakeholders and that these relationships are developed and maintained.

This role will initially be for 3 months with a possibility of going permanent c£650 inside IR35.  If you are interested please reply with a copy of your CV in word format for your application, alternatively please feel to give me a call for a further discussion about the role

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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