Communications Manager

Salary grade 12 - £36,676-£40,253 per annum
20 Aug 2014
20 Sep 2014
Government
Full Time
Permanent

Copeland Borough Council, based in Whitehaven, on the edge of the beautiful Lake District National Park, is looking for a Communications Manager.

This is a senior role reporting directly to the Chief Executive.

We are seeking an experienced, proactive and hardworking communicator to develop and deliver our external and internal communications strategies.

You will lead a small team delivering the Council’s communications strategy and ensuing that the residents of Copeland are informed about the Council’s work and know how to access key services.

You must have excellent analytical abilities, good writing skills, great news sense and be able to work well under pressure. You must also be experienced in using social and new media.

You must be good with people, as the role involves working in a politically driven environment and building strong and effective working relationships with a wide variety of partners and stakeholders.