Based at Sutton Council, Sutton, London
Permanent - £33,000 to £35,000 p.a. pro rata depending on experience
Do you want to:
- Oversee the media team for Sutton Council and let the national, trade and local media know about how we are making Sutton one of the best places to live and visit in the UK
- Promote some of the biggest projects in local government including Sutton’s decentralised energy network and energy recovery facility, plans for Europe’s largest life science cluster and Sutton’s inward investment arm Opportunity Sutton
- Thrive and progress in a growing and dynamic team committed to excellence that benefits from working for a forward thinking council and one of the UK’s largest public sector agencies
Westco is a bright, leading consultancy with a wealth of experience and lots of energy. It is a wholly owned company of Westminster City Council, established in 2003, providing strategy, transformation and communications. Our clients include local authorities and organisations from all tiers and corners of the UK as well as central government, the third sector and the private sector.
As part of our contract with Sutton Council we are looking for a talented Media Manager to lead media operations for the council including the management of our digital media officer.
Sutton is a forward thinking council that is undergoing significant change and has a strong story to tell around innovation and new ways of working.
We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic to join a small but busy team, managing dynamic results-driven campaigns.
The successful candidate will bring:
- At least two years experience of media relations
- Strong evidence of designing and delivering media campaigns
- Considerable and demonstrable experience of working with minimum supervision, project management, dealing with senior contacts to deliver campaigns objectives.
- Experience or understanding of public sector communications needs is essential
- Good understanding of social media
To apply, please send a CV and a covering letter to Andreas Christophorou, Head of Communications at Sutton Council, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org