Senior Communications Officer
Manchester City Council
Salary: Grade 7 £29,055 to £32,233 (Bar at £31,401) per annum
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Hours: 35 per week
Work Location: Town Hall Extension, off Mount Street, City Centre, Manchester, M2 5DB
Closing date: 8 February 2019
We are looking for someone creative and dynamic to be a part of Manchester City Council’s busy Corporate Communications Team. We have a vacancy for a Senior Communications Officer who will provide strategic direction on campaigns and projects with a particular focus on digital marketing. Do you have the skills required to join this exciting and innovative team?
You will be required to provide a comprehensive communications service to all areas across the organisation, providing advice and recommendations on communications strategies and supporting the delivery of high quality, consistent communications campaigns from planning and implementation to delivery and evaluation.
You will have a marketing or communications background with a strong track-record in digital marketing and content creation for a variety of platforms
You will need to be able to work flexibly, use their own initiative with little supervision in a busy and pressurised environment. The ability to deal with competing priorities and to work to tight deadlines is essential.
You will also be an effective relationship builder with strong project management skills.
The role involves:
Communications is a centre of excellence, driving value for money and ensuring that marketing and communication support for directorate and Council wide priorities.
The communications team plans and develops the strategy for communications activity, drawing out the key messages and shaping the tactics to get the messages to the relevant audiences.
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.