Senior Communications Manager

Camden, London (Greater)
£49,299 - £60,254
04 Sep 2019
22 Sep 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Communications Manager to join our team at Camden Council. In this role, you will be responsible for managing a diverse range of campaigns focused on the priorities of the council. We are looking for a creative and innovative professional to bring their experience and enthusiasm to Camden, and to add value to our communications that align to Camden 2025 and Our Camden Plan.

As well as your oversight of our campaigns, and you will provide strategic communications advice at senior level in the council. You will be creative and really understand what makes a powerful campaign that uses our evidence base and channel strategy to achieve clear aims and objectives, and you will prioritise evaluation.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced, strategic and innovative communications professional, with the ability to shape campaigns and manage a talented team.

As well as your strong knowledge and understanding of strategic communications, you will be a creative, motivated individual with a proven track record delivering results. You will have experience managing a team and leading towards the achievement of strategic objectives. You will have first class writing skills and a significant understanding of audiences and channels. You will have a degree level qualification or equivalent work experience. 

The right individual will have experience managing people and leading a team. Experience of providing strategic advice at senior level is required to succeed in this role. You will also have experience managing budgets and assigning resources to projects.  

Please refer to the job profile supplementary information for full details of the role. 

About Camden 

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.  

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

Click HERE to see the full details of our excellent benefits

Make it work for you. Make it your Camden. 

Discover and Diversity 

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How to apply 

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions. 

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG. 

Closing dates for applications: 22 September 2019, 23:59 

Interviews to be held: w/c 30 September 2019 

Please quote reference: 190000IF 

To view the Job Profile please click HERE 

Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are: 

21 October 2019