Corporate Communications Manager (Media, Brand, Marketing) BLUC44170
Washington, Tyne & Wear
£36,019 - £38,789 + benefits
Based in Washington, our client is a Fire & Rescue Service which serves a resident population of 1.104 million divided amongst the five constituent councils of Gateshead, Newcastle, North Tyneside, South Tyneside and Sunderland in the North East of England.
They now have an exciting opportunity for a talented and experienced Corporate Communications Manager to join them at an exciting time of change.
As their services develop to support sectors in new ways, and with a challenging national reform agenda, they are looking for a communications professional who can confidently promote their brand and ethos locally and nationally. You will be a strategic thinker who can creatively engage and influence internally and externally at all levels to support their vision of Creating the Safest Community.
Within this role, you will be responsible for developing and promoting the corporate communications strategy; providing comprehensive and professional corporate communications to support and promote the corporate aims and objectives of Fire and Rescue Authority. You will support the leadership team to drive innovation, maximise resources and deliver exceptional services to the community.
In order to be successful in this role, it is essential that you hold a related degree and have substantial relevant strategic leadership/management experience.
Experience in a media/communications environment will be required along with experience at a supervisory level regarding corporate communications and performance management.
With a proven ability to influence major decision making, you will have knowledge of key deliverables in relation to media management, public relations, event management, internal communications.
In addition, you will also have budgetary experience, managing financial performance relating to corporate communications.
In return, our client can offer you an attractive benefits package, including up to 41 days’ holiday, Local Government Pension Scheme, and access to a range of social and volunteering opportunities. Their onsite facilities include catering facilities and an onsite gym. There is also ample free parking and easy access from the A1 and A19.
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