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Principal Policy Officer (Communications)

The Strategic Alliance between High Peak Borough Council and Staffordshire Moorlands District Council has been in place for more than a decade – the Councils share a workforce delivering services to two distinct areas with their own corporate plans and priorities. The sheer variety of work is a factor that’s often mentioned as a big plus by our staff in terms of professional development. While we’ve achieved a lot there’s still much to do so it’s the perfect time to be joining us.

Principal Policy Officer (Communications)
£46,549 to £50,543 per annum. Pay award pending from 1st April 2024
Essential car user allowance
Permanent Contract
Full time
Work location: Hybrid Working

As a Principal Policy Officer (Communications) you will be responsible for the leadership, management and development of communications, public relations and marketing for the Alliance.
You will have experience of leading on the creation and delivery of communications strategies and will be able to deliver proactive and reactive communications by creating and maintaining effective relationships with officers, including service delivery leads and elected members.
For an informal discussion regarding this job please contact: Andrew Stokes, Chief Executive.
Apply via our website- Principal-Policy-Officer-Communications

Closing date: Midday, 3rd June 2024.
Assessment Centre: w.c. 17th June 2024
Final Interviews: w/c 1st July 2024.

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