£35,934 to 38,813 pa pro rata
21 hours per week
An exciting new role for a community-focussed and experienced communications manager to join our team and help us engage with our vibrant community. Whilst the Council has been ambitious its projects, it has lagged behind on how it communicates with its residents and other stakeholders. The successful candidate will take the lead on improving how we engage, and how we promote our brand, services and amenities; focusing on developing our digital profile.
You’ll need strong skills in developing (and promoting brands through) social media channels, impeccable IT skills, including experience of website content management systems plus an eye for detail, especially in copy writing and editorial and proven skills in marketing products and driving sales. Excellent oral and written skills are must along with experience of successful project management and delivery.
Projects will include developing a brand new website; reinvigorating our social media channels; improving the Information Centre; promoting the Council’s commercial activities to generate more income; creating a community engagement strategy; and refreshing our branding guidelines. The successful candidate will also manage, and be assisted by, our dedicated Information Centre staff, and will be responsible for their training and professional development.
The Town Council is an equal opportunities employer and committed to good staff welfare. This includes flexible working arrangements and the option to work remotely, duties permitting. The Town Council also offers a very generous pension scheme. The position is based at the Town Hall in the centre of Henley, close to all local amenities.
Closing date for applications is Friday 28th August 2020 at 1pm