Head of Communications and Marketing
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council
Based at: Riverside House
Salary details: £53,687 - £57,452
Job details: 37 Hours, Full Time, Permanent
Closing date: 11 September 2017
Interview dates: 26 September 2017 & 3 October 2017
We are looking for a new Head of Communications & Marketing to bring their experience, creative drive and best industry practice to play in this key role in shaping the future of Rotherham MBC. The council is changing, learning from the past and working hard to improve and build a new future.
It goes without saying that you will be an experienced communications leader who connects with our purpose, vision and values. You will have substantial experience of delivering a best in class communications service to a large complex public facing organisation. You will know and understand the importance of our external profile and brand, as well as the integral connection between colleague engagement and internal communications. You will work closely with the Leader and Chief Executive in helping define and realise the Communications Strategy and Service Plan.
You will be responsible for the management and creative leadership of how we communicate and keep all our residents both informed and engaged. You will provide vision and technical proficiency, combined with the competent use of resources and systems to ensure our profile, narrative and reputation is both recognised and valued within the borough, in our workplace, as well as by our residents and partners. You will be an excellent manager who will embrace the council’s values and behaviours and able to lead the Communications and Marketing Team through this new phase in Rotherham’s journey.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Shokat Lal, Assistant Chief Executive on 01709 822773.
The selection process for this role will consist of an assessment centre and final interview:
Assessment Centre - 26 September 2017
Final Interview - 3 October 2017