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London Borough of Culture – Communications Coordinator - (Culture and Creative Industries)
(GLA 19) Grade 8 (£44,388)
Vacancy Description
Job reference no: GLA4169
Contract type: FTC until 30 June 2021
Closing Date: 26 May 2020 at 23:59 GMT
Interview Date: TBC
Salary: £44,388
Grade: 8

The GLA’s Culture and Creative Industries Unit is recruiting a Communications Co-ordinator to support the next phase of London Borough of Culture programme, a flagship programme in the Mayor’s Culture Strategy – Culture for all Londoners. This is a great opportunity to be part of a passionate team, helping to shape the cultural agenda for London.


The Mayor’s Culture Strategy sets out an ambitious vision for how culture can support the good growth and well-being of the capital, for all Londoners. As a key new role in the London Borough of Culture team, you will lead on stakeholder communications and broader engagement across London Boroughs and the cultural sector across London, acting as the interface between the Mayor’s office and boroughs. 


You will have experience of developing and implementing integrated communication strategies, working with the media, and managing communications campaigns related to the cultural sector. Your experience of working with high profile stakeholders and senior management in a complex political environment will be key in ensuring effective communications for a wide and varied audience. Your excellent writing skills will enable you to effectively lead on the preparation of briefings and speeches for press events and public announcements. You will also be experienced in successful planning and delivey of large-scale stakeholder events.

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification.

This role is based at City Hall.

London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements.

In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan and a career average pension scheme.

If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on glajobs@london.gov.uk quoting reference GLA4169

Application closing date:  26 May 2020 at 23:59 GMT

Interviews will take place at: Via Microsoft Teams on date TBC

Please note we do not accept CV’s for this role. All applications for this vacancy must be submitted via our online recruitment system. To apply and to view a copy of the Job Description and Person specification, please click the "Apply Now" button below.