Core Communications Lead (Channels)
Employer: Camden Council
- Reference: CC/17/38833
- Published on: Wed 26/07/2017 12:50 PM
- Closing on: Sun 20/08/2017 23:55 PM
- Working Pattern: Full Time, Contract
- Hours: 36 hours per week.
- Salary: £39,243 – £45,520
- DBS Check: No
- Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG
About your role
You will be key to delivering our communications strategy through the expert management and development of all our channels including our digital and social media and our residents’ magazine. You will work with research and insight to deliver effective, targeted communications and a robust channel strategy. The role is maternity cover for six months.
In this role, you will deliver a comprehensive channel strategy for council communications to include digital, print, marketing and publicity, and audience research. You will manage protocols for creating and publishing content in all our communications channels, and you will develop our audience insight to underpin the evidence base for communications and campaigns. This will include commissioning research and evaluation.
You will have:
• Strong writing skills, ideas and creativity, and the ability to provide strategic communications advice to senior staff and elected members
• Excellent understanding of communications channels and audiences
• Experience of delivering targeted, evidence-based and evaluated campaigns and communications activity.
About youThe Ideal candidate will be educated to degree level qualification or have the relevant equivalent work experience. You will have experience commissioning research, audience insight and analysing data to inform the Channel Strategy. You will have a proven record in devising and managing protocols for the use of all channels in a large organisation. You will also have strong account management, project management and service planning skills coupled with excellent budget management experience. You will have provided strategic advice to board level, senior officers and elected members to achieve desired outcomes and have experience in dealing with crisis communications.
You will be skilled at planning, delivering and evaluating high quality communications and channel strategies and will use your experience to maximise opportunities for income generation from numerous Council channels including advertising.
About CamdenCamden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.
You can see full details of our excellent benefits at www.togetherwearecamden.com
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How to applyTo apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at , or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.
Closing date for applications: Sunday 20 August 2017 23:59
Interviews to be held: TBC
Please quote ref:LBC02626