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Senior Media Officer

Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Leicestershire County Council, County Hall, Glenfield, Leicester, LE3 8RA 


Closing date:29 August 2022 at midnight 

This is a Politically Restricted vacancy

Building strong communities, transforming lives and delivering value for money – just a snapshot of our current priorities. And serving a population of 700,000, there’s lots to keep you busy.

We have a vacancy for a media and communications professional who will play a lead role in promoting and protecting the council’s reputation. Majoring on strong management of online, social and traditional media, you’ll also help to lead a multi-disciplined communications team, developing and overseeing effective and creative external and internal campaigns. 

Based in the media and communications unit, this is a key position at the heart of a large, high-performing council - and involves managing some of our most complex media and reputation issues. We’re looking for someone with a press office or media background who can provide solid advice to senior officers and councillors, is adept at influencing and negotiating and has a keen eye for a story. 

If you thrive in a fast-paced, busy team, excel in creating compelling content for a range of channels and have expertise in managing risk to reputation, find out more by reading the job description and person specification.     

For informal enquires please contact Katie Pegg on Tel: 0116 305 6162 or Email:

We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
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