We are looking for a creative, enthusiastic and dynamic self-starter to work with and deputise for our Head of Communications and Customer Services. We are a small, but busy council with big challenges ahead and this role is crucial in helping to maintain our reputation throughout our journey. We need someone with a passion for communications to help us engage with our residents, business, staff and other stakeholders. You will need to continue our excellent relationship with the media, be a brilliant writer for multiple formats and manage the delivery of a full range of internal and external communication activity. You will also need to have the following skills and experience: Proven track record of working in journalism or public relations/communications. Excellent project management, organisation and prioritisation skills. Experience of website content management and social media. An ability to work as a team player, including building strong relationships with all colleagues and stakeholders. Demonstrable political awareness.
The Council is committed to equality and opportunity for all. We welcome applications from people of all racial origins but are only able to consider applications from persons already eligible to work in the UK. This post is politically restricted as set out in the Local Government and Housing Act of 1989.
For an informal chat please contact Giuseppina Valenza, Head of Communications and Customer Services on 01883 732704, e-mail
Interviews will take place on 14th & 15th March 2016
Tandridge District Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Please note that we will only consider applicants who have the necessary authority to work in the UK.