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Head of Media – Durham Constabulary

Reference
Ref 194/17
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Marketing & Public Relations, Media & Communications, Public Sector
Location
Durham
Salary
£43,473 - £46,422 per annum
Expiry Date
01/11/2017
As Head of Media you will take the strategic lead in developing and implementing the Constabulary’s overarching media and communications strategy.

Job Description

You will liaise with the press and stakeholders to ensure that key messages are delivered effectively, appropriately and that the forces position is clearly and accurately represented. In addition you will lead and develop a team of media professionals.

 

You must be able to demonstrate significant experience and a proven track record in a media or press role. Experience of leading, managing and inspiring a media and communications team to be effective at delivering key messages to staff and the public in order to improve confidence and public perception is also preferred. Encouraging your team to be effective but creative, dynamic and innovative in their style. You need to be comfortable with utilising a full and comprehensive range of communication tools and channels, working to maintain and develop the brand of Durham Constabulary and ensuring the public understand what we do.

 

You will have a genuine passion and flair for working within the Media, Communications and Marketing arena and be someone who can put the public and victims at the heart of everything to make a real difference.

 

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with real talent and with proven experience in this field, with a forward thinking outlook and creative attitude to lead the team as Head of Media in Durham Constabulary.