Communications Team Leader
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Salary: SCP 31-35 £33,799 to £37,849 per annum
Hours: 36 hours per week.
Closing Date: 17 July 2019 (23:55pm)
Your new place of work
Sefton is a vibrant local authority that is on a journey as it works towards its exciting Vision 2030 with partners to ensure Sefton is a confident and connected borough.
With more than 273,000 residents and a 3,500 plus workforce, Sefton is a leading coastal tourist destination with a flourishing visitor economy and offers a diverse mix of urban and natural setting.
Recently praised by the Local Government Association’s (LGA) peer review team for demonstrating real ambition for Sefton, having a strong track record of partnership working and place leadership, and for having a motivated and dedicated workforce that is resilient and adaptable, it puts the Council is a strong position to meet the challenges and opportunities ahead.
Your new opportunity
Communications is vital to the Council’s success. We need to be bold and innovative, develop existing audiences and reach new audiences as well as encouraging behaviour change.
Do you have the flair and drive to shape how we communicate and the ability to work collaboratively with internal clients and external partners, across wide-ranging portfolios and projects to engage, influence, inform and inspire?
As the Communications Team Leader, you will provide effective guidance on all internal and external communications matters and will be responsible for supervising and motivating team members on a daily basis.
With a ‘One Council’ ethos, you’ll encourage all staff to embrace the values of the Council, putting communities at the heart of everything we do.
Ultimately, you should lead by setting a good example and will support the Corporate Communications Manager to engage the team to achieve goals
Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.