SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER
£36,922 - £40,876 p.a.
37 hours (Monday to Friday) plus on-call rota (one week in four attracting additional payment)
Location: Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters
Bestwood Lodge Arnold Nottingham
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) are looking for an experienced, forward thinking, innovative and enthusiastic communications expert to join their team! This role combines the leadership and management of the Corporate Communications Team (which incorporates internal and external comms, including the Service intranet and website) and delivery of strategic messaging from the Service's Strategic Leadership Team meetings.
Leading and developing a high performing and enthusiastic team, the role will need an individual who can demonstrate how they are an outstanding leader, understand the sector we work in and the challenges this presents, and demonstrate how they can assist the Service through upcoming major projects including a Joint Headquarters with Nottinghamshire Police and a new Strategic Plan.
The successful candidate will be part of an on-call rota to support the 24/7 nature of emergency sector comms, they will have development opportunities provided through regular appraisals and will be part of a high performing team that is proud to be 'Creating Safer Communities'.
We are looking for someone who lives our Values, can engage with our diverse communities and workforce, and who is striving to achieve continuous improvement.
The benefits of the post include flexible working hours, a minimum of 26 days holiday per year, training & development, private gym access, health care and a range of other excellent benefits you would expect from a leading employer.
As an equal opportunities employer, being members of Stonewall and a Disability confident employer, Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service welcomes applicants regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.
How to apply for the Senior Communications Manager job
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Please note that CVs will not be accepted in place of application forms.
Closing date: 8th February 2021
Interview date: 1st March 2021
Taking account of the current COVID19 situation an alternative interview provision will be put in place if Government restrictions are not relaxed and where a face to face interview cannot be conducted. In this event, it is therefore proposed that interviews will be carried out using a virtual platform.