Wigan Town Hall
Grade 8 - £28,785 - £32,878 per annum
37 hours per week
You will be responsible for the efficient and effective provision of a first-class marketing service to achieve the council’s corporate objectives. You will have account management responsibility for a number of key services and will work closely with senior officers in those teams to develop co-ordinated and innovative marketing campaigns.
You will manage and enhance the council’s reputation on a local, regional and national basis by publicising how we are transforming our services, improving access for residents and businesses and delivering efficiencies through well planned and cost-effective campaigns.
You will have proven marketing experience as you will develop and deliver integrated campaigns to achieve corporate priorities. You should also have knowledge and experience in using digital technologies and social media and proven experience in providing advice to senior managers and fostering positive working relationships.
You will have plenty of creative energy, show initiative, have excellent communication skills and the ability to work under pressure often to tight timescales. You will be responsible for the development of communication channels and new ways of sharing information in a timely and effective manner.
Wigan Council has transformed its relationship with residents through The Deal - our unique and ambitious engagement tool which is helping us lead the way in public service reform. The PR team has a crucial role in the delivery of the council’s ambitious growth and reform plans over the next four years.
Our aim is to engage with all of our 320,000 residents and to change behaviour and attitudes. Our campaign and communications activity reflect the strategic priorities of the council and are focussed on the areas where the biggest positive impact can be made for residents and businesses.
For an informal discussion about this exciting role please contact Katy Wilson, Marketing and Campaigns Manager on 01942 827778 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Interview date: Week commencing Monday 10 June 2019
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