Communications Manager

Hays Marketing
London, England
£300.00 - £350.00 per day
Closing date
18 Oct 2021

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Industry Sector
Public Sector
Marketing Disciplines
Internal Communications
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Job Details

Communications Manager - 3 Months - £350 day rate

Location: London borough
Pay: £350 per day
Reporting to: head of external affairs
Contract length: 3 months

Your new company
London Borough Council

Your new role

  • To direct the provision of media relations, marketing, public relations, publications and graphic design services to ensure an effective communications service.
  • To manage and support the development and implementation of policies and projects to support Council priorities, and support the Head of External Affairs and Chief Officers in setting and enforcing corporate standards,
  • Providing professional support to Chief Officers in dealing with departmental press and communications issues To deliver a 24/7 365 day media operation for the Council including an out of hours duty service.


  • To develop the Council's strategy for communication and marketing through a. coordinated programme that delivers that strategy, with clear targets and regular monitoring of progress.
  • To manage and plan the councils media liaison, enquiries and pro-active press activity improving the quality and focus of Council communications and information.
  • To develop the Council's image both with residents, business and government by developing the communications service, and maintaining a communications vision for the Council.
  • To work with the lobbying function to ensure that opportunities to reinforce the Council's lobbying priorities are maximised by communications output

What you'll need to succeed

  • A track record of successfully leading the strategic communications functions in a complex, multi-disciplinary organisation incorporating internal and external communication, particularly media relations and consultation programmes.
  • A proven track record of developing and implementing policies to support communications best practice within Local Government.
  • A proven track record of supporting Chief Officers in setting corporate standards and dealing with departmental press and wider media issues.
  • A proven track record of crisis management and emergency media services

What you need to do now
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