Communications & Liaison Manager
(GLA) Grade 8 (£43,517)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLARD013
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 2nd June 2019 at 23.59 GMT
Interview date: To be Confirmed
Salary: £43,517 per annum
Location of Role: The Crystal, Royal Victoria Dock
Grade: 8

With thousands of new homes and jobs in the pipeline, local residents and businesses are at the heart of all our plans. Join us to develop what we believe is one of the most forward-thinking approaches to marketing, communications and engagement in the industry. You’ll work collaboratively with local people and businesses, develop innovative ways to spread the word and share the stories that the Royal Docks has to tell. You’ll also help us to attract interest and visitors to this exciting part of London.

The opportunity

Working collaboratively with colleagues in key partner organisations including the Greater London Authority, London Borough of Newham, ExCel, London City Airport and Transport for London, you’ll develop a communications strategy that establishes the Royal Docks Enterprise Zone and Opportunity Area as a prime location for business development, enterprise and innovation.  Aimed at the widest possible audience, both locally and internationally, your strategies and activities will communicate our unique investment opportunity. You will co-ordinate events, source speakers, develop messaging and maximise press exposure.

The person

You’ll bring substantial experience of communications and media relations in a complex, political environment. A strong track-record in event management is also essential. You should be skilled in marketing communications, in particular the production of advertising and promotional materials. Good written and spoken communication skills, including the ability to generate engaging copy for a wide range of audiences, will be vital to your success. You should also be capable of building productive partnerships and managing diverse stakeholders.

Application Process

Please apply using your CV and a two page (maximum) covering letter. It is important you provide evidence of your skills, knowledge and experience and information outlined in the person specification for the role. Short listing will be carried out on the information on your CV and covering letter.

Please click here for the full job description and person specification.

London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. You will be able to demonstrate a clear commitment to, and achievement in, promoting diversity, equality and inclusion. 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. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this role is open to job share.

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 quoting reference GLARD013


Application closing date:  Sunday 2nd June 2019
Interviews will take place at: The Crystal,
Royal Victoria Dock