Communications and Digital Media Manager

Location
Hertford
Salary
£38,437 - £43,053 per annum
Posted
19 Sep 2016
Closes
17 Oct 2016
Ref
00310161
Contact
Candidate Services
Marketing Disciplines
Digital / Online Marketing
Industry Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Communications and Digital Media Manager 

An exciting role working for a vibrant local authority. 

Our client is an attractive place to live and work. You will be part of a friendly and busy team which seeks to provide a proactive service to its customers. They have ambitious plans to transform service delivery and embrace digital ways of working. 

Position: Communications and Digital Media Manager (CSP01) 
Location: Hertford 
Job type: Full time 
Hours: 37 hours per week 
Salary: £38,437 - £43,053 per annum (inclusive of local weighting) 

Closing date: 30th September 2016 

About the role: 

With a new Chief Executive and Leadership Team in place, they have created a number of new, high profile roles within the organisation to help build their brand and shape the future of the district. 

This role is an opportunity to be part of the management team in a newly formed service of Communications, Strategy and Policy. The Communications and Digital Media Manager will lead on all internal and external communications. 

You will support the council’s Executive and Leadership Team on building the council brand and ‘telling the story’ of our client. You will manage a communications team developing and running campaigns, directing all of their print, broadcast and digital media (including the website). 

About you: 

Ideally you will possess a degree in communications, media, journalism, marketing or have significant equivalent experience. It is also desirable that you have a relevant professional qualification and experience of developing digital media content. 

You will have a track record of running successful campaigns and experience of using different communications tools to maximise reach. Significant experience of motivating and managing a successful communications team is essential, as is working under pressure and to tight deadlines. 

Highly developed communications skills including strong written and presentation skills, and the ability to listen and influence at all levels is vital. It is also necessary that you have excellent writing and editing skills, ensuring that all material is delivered to the highest possible standard. 

You should be able to form positive relationships with neighbouring authorities and partner organisations. Project management skills are also important. 

You may have experience of the following: Communications and Marketing Manager, Communications Officer, Marketing Strategy, Local Authority, Communications Manager, Marketing Communications, Marketing Manager, etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.