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Corporate Housing Communications Manager
  • Employer: Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
  • Reference: RBKC/22/211728
  • Published: Fri 16/09/2022, 10:59 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 02/10/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £50,790 – £58,338 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Kensington & Chelsea

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Corporate Housing Communications Manager

About Us:

Work with an award-winning team to promote the outstanding efforts of our housing directorate.

At Kensington and Chelsea Council, we are focused on putting our residents and local businesses at the heart of every decision. And our Communications services play a key role in achieving this. What we do is also vital to the way the Council builds and implements policy, which impacts people and services in the borough. Good communication leads to a change of heart or a change of mind. That’s our focus for this next period, building impactful campaigns and projects that can make a difference to people’s lives.

The Role:

You’ll play a key role in promoting the valuable work of our Housing Management service and  . develop an impactful communications strategy that can do justice to the service’s initiatives.

You will build positive relationships with communities to co-create campaigns from inception to launch as well as working closely with them on communications materials and publications.

On top of your core duties, you will work across media relations and our digital offering, finding innovative ways to tell our story. You will also update senior Council leaders on our activities and act as the guardian of our brand and reputation.

You will also be joining us at an exciting period of growth following the redesign of our publications — we now offer some of the best digital communications in the Southeast, but we want to achieve even more. If you are looking to work with an ambitious team, you’re in the right place.

Please refer to the Job Description for more information.

About You:

We’re looking for solid experience in communications and management, with public sector experience a bonus. . You’ll be able to confidently write for a variety of different audiences and evaluate the work you deliver.

You should also be an excellent communicator who can deal with senior leaders and a wide range of partners. You’ll need to be energetic, enthusiastic and resourceful.

In return, you can look forward to a package that includes a competitive salary, a high-quality pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent learning and development opportunities.

We reserve the right to extend or close this vacancy early without warning subject to the volume of suitable applicants.

Application process

Please do not upload any documents, including CVs/Covering Letters or supporting statements, as these documents will not be reviewed and could result in your application not being shortlisted.

You should describe how you meet the person specification requirements for the position you are applying for in Section G of the application form.

Additional information

We are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

We engage our staff with a variety of learning types including face-to-face and virtual learning because we want to ensure our staff understand our values and behaviours, grow their skills and develop their careers.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

We do not accept speculative CVs from any source.

Please note, we will primarily contact candidates by e-mail throughout the recruitment process, please monitor your email junk / spam folder as our system generated emails may be allocated to these folders by your email settings.

Interview date: Week Commencing 10th October 2022