Communications Manager

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Corporate Services
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210000K9 Requisition #
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We’re looking for someone who has an interest in social care, and a good understanding of the current issues facing the sector. You will have a degree-level qualification or equivalent work experience. To succeed in this important role in our communications team you will need to have strong writing skills, an excellent understanding of communications channels (including digital, media and marketing skills) and experience of targeting audiences effectively. You will be able to confidently demonstrate how you have evidenced, targeted, delivered and evaluated campaigns and communications activity. You will also have experience managing budgets and assigning resources to projects, and you will be comfortable and confident engaging with senior internal and external stakeholders. You will have experience of working in high-pressure situations, including crisis communications, as well as political awareness and sound judgement.

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The role reports to the Senior Communications Manager.

The post holder will be expected to plan and prioritise work in their areas of responsibility and to negotiate the required resources with the Head of Strategic Communications / Senior Communications Manager, and also with colleagues in directorates.

The role will be required to work directly with and give strategic communications advice to senior managers including the chief executive and elected members including the Leader of the Council and Cabinet Members.

The role will have oversight of the work of other colleagues in Communications such as temporarily assigned project team members located in the core matrix.

The role may be required to represent the Council at external meetings with partners, community groups and professional bodies such as CIPR and London Councils.

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Working for Camden you’ll receive a host of great benefits, Click HERE to see full details.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website  

Additional information     

To view the Job Profile please click HERE

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria listed in the Job Profile.   

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Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes, making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions.
If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG. 

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