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Head of Communications & Marketing

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
£62,661 to £66,916
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Rotherham is a borough with its sights set on the future. Our collegiate strategic leadership team work closely with Elected Members to set clear direction and a vision for the borough. We are a modern high performing authority, gaining sector recognition as the Most Improved Council at the LGC Awards (2022) and in our 2023 Corporate Peer Challenge described as an “impressive organisation”. We have exciting programmes of regeneration and place-shaping underway, and our children’s services are rated Ofsted ‘Good’. As we move into the next phase of our journey, we are prepared for the challenges we will face whilst being ambitious for our borough.

We are looking for a new Head of Communications & Marketing who will have the creative drive and energy to help us bring our ambition and vision to life. It goes without saying that you will be an experienced communications leader, with demonstrable experience of industry best practice, who connects with our purpose, vision and values. You will have substantial experience of delivering a ‘best in class’ communications service to a large complex public-facing organisation. You will know and understand the importance of our external profile and brand, working closely with the Leader of the Council and Chief Executive, and other senior colleagues and partners, in helping define and realise the communications strategy and service plan.

You will be responsible for the management and creative leadership of how we communicate and keep all our residents both informed and engaged. Developing strong partner relationships will be key, bringing together communications leads and developing joint strategies and plans. You will be an excellent manager who will embrace the Council’s values and behaviours and be able to lead the Communications and Marketing team through this new phase in Rotherham’s journey.

We are keen to speak to those who want to embrace this opportunity. Please contact our advising consultants at GatenbySanderson, Philip Emms (07590 225 472) or Alex Hayes (07586 715843)

Closing date: May 31st 

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


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01709 334141
Riverside House
Main Street
South Yorkshire
S60 1AE

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