Lewisham Council is looking for a Communications Manager for London Borough of Culture

An exciting opportunity to play a key role in supporting the development and delivery of Lewisham Borough of Culture 2021.

Deadline for applications: 22nd March 2020

Open Until:

Posted: 03/10/2020

Aims of role:

  • To work with stakeholders to develop an exceptional communications plan for Lewisham’s London Borough of Culture year 2021.  
  • To deliver the communications plan through a mix of external PR/media partner, directly managed activity, working with internal colleagues, external cultural partners, GLA and other regional organisations and grass roots organisations. 
  • To manage the Lewisham Borough of Culture 2021 brand and identify commercial income generation opportunities. To manage allocated budgets.  

What we’re looking for

We are looking for an individual who is a team player and who has:

• Substantial experience of creative marketing and communications across multiple artforms, ideally within a festival context.

• Experience of developing strategic approaches to communications taking into account political, social and environmental contexts.

• Substantial digital marketing and social networking experience

• Knowledge of approaches to increasing participation within the cultural sector.

• Ability to inspire staff, colleagues and partners to work together with available resources and deliver results.

• Credibility that inspires confidence of colleagues, partners and stakeholders.

In return, we’ll offer excellent development opportunities, plus a range of benefits that includes a career average pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to make a real difference to our local community.

Job type: full-time 35 hours

Closing date: Sunday 22 March 2020

Contract Type: Temporary, 22 Months

Salary: £47,274 – £49,203 pa (PO6)

Further information

For an informal discussion, please contact Andy Thomas on 020 8314 9996 or at andy.thomas@lewisham.gov.uk

We value diversity and welcome applications from all backgrounds.

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