Communications and Engagement Manager
(GLA) Grade 10 (£52,767)
Vacancy Description
Job reference no: OPDC-CEM
Contract type: 12-months fixed term contract
Location: Union Street SE1 approx. 3-days/week, and West London approx. 2-days/week
Closing Date: Wednesday 17 October 2018
Interview Date: Friday 02 November 2018
Salary: £53,882 per annum
Grade: 10

Passionate about people, communications and engagement? Experienced in developing, managing and delivering integrated on and offline marketing campaigns, event programmes and community and stakeholder engagement strategies? This exciting opportunity will suit a talented individual who is passionate and committed to promoting the Mayor of London’s vision for Old Oak and Park Royal, to internal and external audiences, and to the strategic delivery of projects and comms campaigns.

OPDC is a Mayoral Development Corporation and the local planning authority responsible for the development of Old Oak and the regeneration of Park Royal. Working in the CEO Office in the Communications and Engagement team, you will manage and oversee projects and resources and evaluate campaigns and report on performance. You will govern corporate messaging, comms lines, materials and engagement content to ensure consistency across work areas and to protect and strengthen the corporation’s brand and identity.


You will be driven, committed and disciplined to support the Head of Communications and Engagement (HCE) and deputise when needed. You will manage finance, budgeting, tender and recruitment processes and help to make key decisions. You will manage the priorities of the CEO and Chairman, and attend meetings with senior team members, stakeholders and partners. Ideally, you will have worked in development and regeneration in London; delivered planning policy, development management, place-making and place-marketing comms; managed events, press and media; and drove forward community and stakeholder engagement strategies. It is required that you are organised and preferred that you possess technical skills, knowledge and experience in the fields of masterplanning, land assembly and infrastructure delivery.  


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This is a fixed term position and the contract will be for 12 months. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We are also happy to consider secondments.

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.

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, childcare voucher scheme and a career average pension scheme.

Application closing date:     Wednesday 17 October 2018
Interviews will take place at: 169 Union Street SE1 0LL on Friday 02 November 2018


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