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COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Littlehampton, West SussexGrade MG4 - £38,042 - £39,859

This is a demanding role at the very heart of the organisation, reporting directly to the Chief Executive, Nigel Lynn and working closely with the Leader of the Council, Gillian Brown.  Your task will be to provide strategic advice and direct support to the Chief Executive and Corporate Management Team with regard to internal and external communications, overseeing public relations, design, website development and the Civic office.

We want to continue to progress our communications particularly utilising our website and social media so you need to be forward thinking, creative and full of bright ideas.  Above all, you must be able to inspire and motivate your team to succeed in a busy and fast-moving environment.

You will need to be experienced to produce compelling news releases and Council publications, but also able to communicate clearly, briefing journalists, Councillors and officers on a wide variety of issues.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Nigel Lynn on 01903 737600.

Further information and an application form can be obtained from the Human Resources Section, Arun District Council, Arun Civic Centre, Maltravers Road, Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 5LF, or downloaded from our website at www.arun.gov.uk or sent by post by contacting the 24 hour recruitment line.

The closing date for this position is midnight 2nd May 2013

Telephone:01903 737727             FAX: 01903 713606

MINICOM: 01903 732765