Communication, Marketing and Media Lead
South Somerset District Council
Salary: £42,899 - £46,930
Closing date: 13 December 2017 (5pm)
Job Ref - 1661
Lead on the delivery of improved communications across the piece, as well as leading on engagement with residents and stakeholders.
We are seeking a creative and enthusiastic Communications/Marketing professional who will bring their experience and understanding of what good communication looks like into this key role.
You will be responsible for delivering a new Communication Strategy for South Somerset; one that really keeps residents and stakeholders engaged and informed on a wide range of areas. How we communicate internally will also be part of the role, as well as ensuring we build the appropriate brand for the Council moving forward.
Working as part of our newly formed Leadership and Management Team, the successful candidate should have an entrepreneurial approach and a proven track record in delivering, together with a high level of energy and drive to improve outcomes.
Reporting to the Director for Strategy & Commissioning, you will have a strong sense of ownership, delivery and accountability. You will also have an understanding of what branding, profile, connections and engagement are needed to bring true communication success to a local government environment. We want to ensure that demand led thinking and insight is used in decision making, processes and activities, and are looking for someone to make this happen. Do you have the vision and technical ability to achieve success in this role?
At South Somerset we are committed to agile working. You will be based in Yeovil, covering the whole of South Somerset and, where required, will need to work with other authorities and agencies in the region. We are striving to be great to work for, excellent to work with, leading the way and delivering for our communities. Come and help us achieve that!