Core Communications Lead
Employer: Camden Council
- Reference: CS/17/38829
- Published on: Wed 26/07/2017 13:05 PM
- Closing on: Sun 20/08/2017 23:55 PM
- Working Pattern: Part Time, Permanent
- Hours: 15 hours per week.
- Salary: £39,243 – £45,520
- DBS Check: No
- Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG
About the role
This role leads communications activity for our Supporting People directorate, and focuses on schools, youth services and children’s and adult social care, and public health. The role is part-time (3 days a week) and is part of a job-share.
We are looking for a talented communications professional to lead on creating engaging campaigns profiling some of our most important issues. You will deliver strategic campaigns that are evidence based, and which make good use of all of our channels. You will be confident and capable of providing expert communications advice to senior officers and elected members.
You will own a portfolio of work relating to strategic priority campaigns, and you will be a key link between services and communications; providing relationship management with senior colleagues. You will deliver high quality, evidence-based communications plans to meet the needs of the organisation.
You will have:
• Strong writing skills, ideas and creativity, and the ability to provide strategic communications advice to senior staff and
• Excellent understanding of communications channels and audiences
• Experience of delivering targeted, evidence-based and evaluated campaigns and communications activity
About youYou will be educated to degree level qualification or have the relevant equivalent work experience. You will have a wide range of working knowledge of communications channels including digital, media and marketing skills. You will have a proven track record delivering evidence based campaigns and evaluation. You will have strong account management and project management skills coupled with 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 engagement strategies and will use your excellent writing skills to deliver engaging copy about Camden’s priorities tailored to a wide range of audiences.
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.
Interviews to be held: TBC
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