Are you an exceptional communicator looking to make a real difference in the lives of local people? Are you someone with strong public service values who wants to work in a highly collaborative organisation? Are you looking for your next challenge with an employer that will actively support your success?
This is an exciting opportunity for a communications professional who is looking to take on a high profile role leading a strong and committed communications team. It’s a varied and busy role working with colleagues at the highest level in the organisation and managing a range of corporate campaigns and important communications channels.
Full details of the responsibilities of this role can be found in the enclosed recruitment pack along with the job profile and Team Structure.
We are committed to providing a healthy work life balance for our employees, with hybrid working and other flexible working arrangements on offer. A laptop will be provided for your role if applicable. We offer a generous benefits package including a minimum of 23 days’ annual leave rising to 28 days after 5 years’ service, plus Bank Holidays, time off at Christmas, a generous local government pension scheme, free parking for all employees and payment of a professional membership fee. As well as subsidised gym membership at our local Places Leisure Centre and great savings from supermarkets, shopping, cycle to work schemes and holidays via the My Staff Shop scheme.
Closing date: Monday 3 April 2023 at midday
Initial telephone interview date: w/c 10 April 2023
In person interview date w/c 17 April 2023
For an informal discussion or to answer any questions, please contact Sally Kipping, Head of HR, Performance and Communications on firstname.lastname@example.org or 01276 707403. If you are emailing, please include your contact details, the best time to reach you, and 'Communications and Engagement Manager' in the subject line.
NO AGENCY CALLS PLEASE
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. If you are unable to apply online for reasons of disability, please call 01276 707126 to discuss any reasonable adjustments that may be made to accommodate your individual requirements.
All successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks in line with BPSS guidelines, which includes standard identification, referencing and unspent conviction checks. Surrey Heath Borough Council undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed.
For the best chance of successful application, please read the Job Description and Personal Specification fully before applying for this vacancy as it contains information you will need to refer to when applying. We do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed application form. To reduce the risk of bias in its recruitment activities, the council is operating an anonymous shortlisting process, which hides personal information that can identify individuals until their application has been considered for shortlisting. If you choose to submit your CV with your application form we request that you remove all your personal details before uploading your CV. This will ensure that Managers cannot see your personal details when completing their shortlist. If you have not heard from the council within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful. All unsuccessful applications will be removed and confidentially disposed of 6 months after the closing date.
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