Head of Communications & Marketing
Leeds City Council
Salary details: DIR 60% - £65,518 to £72,070
Contract Type: Permanent Appointment
Hours per Week: 37
Closing date: 4 August 2017
Our ambition is for Leeds to be the best city in the UK: a strong economy in a compassionate city. We’re the second largest local authority in the country, employing over 12,000 people and delivering over 600 wide-ranging services. Leeds is a major city at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse with all the complexity and pressures that accompany our status.
We’re looking for an experienced, strategic, and values-driven communications professional with a proven track record of leading communications and marketing across a large and complex organisation. You’ll need to enjoy working on high profile and often challenging issues and be confident in all aspects of media relations. You’ll be good at building successful collaborative and productive relationships at local, regional and national levels.
We’re looking for someone to build on and further develop the successful, award-winning and professional communications and marketing team, delivering high quality campaigns based on insight that make a measurable contribution to the work of the council.
For further information about this role or an informal discussion please contact Gemma Taskas on (07712) 214486
Interviews are expected to take place on 23 August 2017 and / or 8 September 2017.
To apply online for this position, please visit the Leeds City Council jobs site at www.leeds.gov.uk (job ref. 16224).
We promote diversity and want a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds.