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Reference: 66238

Date Added: 31 May 2018
Closing Date: 13 June 2018

Job Title: Communications Manager

Working For: WestCo Trading (at Richmond Council)

Location: London

Salary: £40,000

Job Details

We’re recruiting for a new Communications Manager to join our small, hard-working, friendly team based in the Communications team of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

Alongside the Head of Communications, the Communications Manager postholder will provide the strategic leadership to ensure that Richmond Council communicates and engages effectively with its residents, staff, partners and other key interest groups and stakeholders including those who the borough wishes to attract as visitors and investors.

The postholder will help ensure both the ambitions for Richmond Council are clearly communicated across traditional and digital media, so that they are understood by the public and a wide range of stakeholders.

In order to achieve this, the post holder will report directly to the Head of Communications (Richmond Account Director) working closely with the Senior Leadership Team and Cabinet Members to effectively promote the councils policies, defend its reputation and win support for its key goals for the local area.

The Communications Manager will be responsible for the direct day-to-day line management of officers responsible for: Campaigns, marketing, events, digital / social media, media and internal communications (in total 4 posts)

In addition, the postholder will work to achieve the overall roles and objectives of WestCo – identifying additional projects and activities. And playing an active role in the future development of the company.

Closing Date: 13 June 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Start date ideally around 19 June 2018. 

Two stage interview process. Stage one (informal) Stage two (formal with panel)

Application Details

Please send a CV and covering letter to: elinor.firth@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk 

Website: http://www.westcotrading.com/

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