We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and engaging Communications and PR Manager to join our senior team. This is a wide-ranging and challenging role in which no two days will be the same and where you will be responsible for leading the development and delivery of our Communications Strategy.

As our lead advisor on every aspect of communication, you will work closely with the Leader of the Council, Cabinet and senior management team, as well as elected members and staff. You will be comfortable and expert at building positive relationships with local and national media to maximise positive press coverage for our amazing district and improving our engagement with customers, partners and stakeholders. Exceptional relationship building skills and strong political acumen are crucial in this role.

Leading a Communications Team encompassing media, public relations, social media, internal communications and design, your professional expertise will range from traditional media relations, through to brand development and maximising our use of digital media.

At North Norfolk District Council, we believe that our people are our biggest asset, evidenced through our Investors in People Silver award. Our staff tell us that this is a great place to work with an open culture and flexible learning and development opportunities. We offer employees a great working environment, flexible working options and a career average pension scheme.

We are committed to equality and diversity in employment and encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Please note that this is a politically restricted post.

If you think that you can support us on our customer service improvement journey and communicate all that the Council does to our diverse customer base and communities and are keen to join our team, please apply by downloading the application form.

Please note that we do not accept CVs unless accompanied by a fully completed application form. Please send all completed application forms to HR@north-norfolk.gov.uk.

To find out more informally, please contact Lauren Trotter on 01263 516192.

Closing date: 9am on Monday 3rd February 2020

Interviews: Friday 14th February 2020


Last updated: 22nd January 2020