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Communications Manager

Here at North Herts we have a new vision to put people first and deliver sustainable services, to enable a brighter future together.

Can you help us spread the word about our new vision and priorities? Are you committed to developing proactive multi-channel communications and looking to lead a dynamic and creative team?

As Communications Manager you will be responsible for leading our communications across internal and external communications and PR, website, social media and graphic design. You will be a senior communications professional who can see the bigger picture, with a proven track record of developing and implementing communications strategies and campaigns. You will have superb interpersonal and influencing skills and the gravitas to operate at a senior level. You will be adaptable, and innovative and able to inspire and develop our talented communications team.

Your Rewards

- Local Government Pension Scheme (18% employer contribution)
- Generous annual leave, including Christmas close down period
- Occupational sick pay
- Free car parking
- Discounts, including 50% off gym membership
- Flexible working options including flexi scheme and home-working

We are dedicated to promoting a healthy work/life balance and ensuring all members of our team feel that they are making a difference to the local community and are valued by our organisation.

Salary Range: 
£41,844 - £49,212 plus £3,000 car allowance
Closing Date: 
Monday, 1 November 2021 - 12:00pm
Interviews to be held on: 
Tuesday, 16 November 2021
Wednesday, 17 November 2021
Reference Number: 
PLAC2533
Further Info: 

If you are interested in this position, you can find out more details by looking at the attached documents at the bottom of this page.

If you would like an informal chat about the post, you can contact Sarah Kingsley, Service Director – Place on 01462 474552

How to apply: 

To apply for a position you must complete the online application form and submit it to be received by us no later than midday on the closing date.  Please note that we do not accept CV applications, either on their own or accompanying application forms. Therefore please ensure that all relevant information is provided on the application form.

To apply, please follow the link below to our online recruitment service:

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If you have any questions or require assistance, please email recruitment@north-herts.gov.uk and one of our team will respond to you.

Guidance on Completing the Application Form:

Your completed application form will be vital during the recruitment process, both for shortlisting and at interview. Therefore please ensure that you complete the form clearly, accurately and in full.

Please read the advertisement, job description, person specification and additional information carefully before completing the application form.

When completing the application form you should target your skills and experience towards the criteria listed in the person specification and provide examples to demonstrate how you are able to meet each criteria.

As part of the application form we ask for Monitoring Information. Please remember to complete this section as it is essential in enabling the Council to monitor the effectiveness of our Equality and Diversity policy. Please note that this information is not passed on to the Recruiting Manager during the application process (it is retained in Human Resources for monitoring purposes) to ensure that each application is shortlisted based solely on information relating to the post.

If you are selected to attend for interview we will let you know approximately 5 working days before the interview date. In the event of you not hearing by this date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

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