Liverpool council seeks £90,000-a-year head of communications

By David Bartlett on Nov 14, 12 03:05 PM in Liverpool City Council

Remember John Ramsden? He used to be head of communications at Liverpool council.

He departed in the cull that followed Labour taking control of the city council.

After a couple of years the council has decided it needs a new Head of Communications, Customer Relations and Public Affairs.

The successful candidate can expect to be paid up to £90,000 a year.

Here's the job description:

"Our vision is to become a Distinctive Global City and with this in mind, we are looking for an exceptional individual with an excellent track record of service, performance and change in the fields of communications, customer relations and public affairs; to help shape an ambitious set of priorities for the City of Liverpool.

"The role of Head of Communications is a critical role in supporting the new Mayoral agenda for the city and ensuring that the Mayor's actions and decisions are engaging, transparent and efficiently communicated to the public and other stakeholders. The role is also pivotal in delivering an effective internal communications operation which creates a culture for engagement and high performance.

"To be our Head of Communications, you will have outstanding leadership qualities along with a significant experience of developing and implementing strategic communications policies and programmes. You will have substantial experience of effective senior level partnership working as well as successfully working with and influencing media in all forms. You will have a track record of delivering high quality services with an extensive track record in service excellence, innovation, continuous improvement and performance delivery.

"With exemplary interpersonal skills, you will have a demonstrable record of achieving success and influencing outcomes, together with the ability to win the confidence and trust of Members, staff, the community and our partners.

"If you have the ambition, passion, drive and vision to lead the communication of this great city into a new era, we look forward to hearing from you. To find out more, and to apply, please visit our website.

"Liverpool City Council is an equal opportunities employer and service provider."

Think you're up to it? Apply HERE.

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