Team Manager Communications, Information Commissioner’s Officer (ICO)
Salary: £31,389 Per Annum plus pension and excellent benefits
Post ref: DEC20172071
An independent public body serving the public, we uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.
We educate organisations, promote good practice and are involved with important issues from nuisance calls/texts to the major data breaches by internet service providers.
As well as this, we oversee legislation that ensures people’s data is secure, accurate and robustly managed. Data protection regulation is becoming increasingly global and as part of our regulatory role we liaise and work with other regulators overseas.
About the role
Leading a team delivering internal and external communications activities, you will be widely recognised for your expertise.
Colleagues across the ICO will rely on your specialist insight into a broad variety of areas – from media relations and press office activities, to internal communications; from event management, to campaign management. You will enjoy an influence on traditional publication production as well as our online and digital presence.
You will play a vital part in ensuring that risks to the reputation of the ICO, and opportunities to enhance it, are spotted early and acted on swiftly.
Developing skills across your team and providing media coaching to senior staff, you will make a positive difference to our communications capabilities. Along the way, you will manage a host of projects and help to provide a pro and reactive print, broadcast and media relations service.
You have proven experience of managing people and projects in a communications environment. We expect you to demonstrate a broad knowledge of diverse communication fields.
It is vital that you have specialist experience of at least two of the following: press office; online and internal communications; digital; print; public affairs.
Naturally, you are an excellent writer with the ability to adapt your style for different audiences. Equally important is your flair for communicating directly with people at all levels, whether advising or negotiating.
Closing date: Friday 12 January 2018 at 08:00 am
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