This is an exciting opportunity for a talented and driven individual to join our small but busy Corporate Communications team, to manage and deliver a wide variety of communications internally and externally.
Managing our Corporate Communications team you will use your positive attitude and your knowledge of all aspects of communications and campaigns to grow our engagement with our employees, local communities, local media and other stakeholders.
You will have experience of leading, managing and motivating diverse multi-skilled teams delivering innovative, effective and accurate materials across a range of communication channels.
Excellent written and verbal skills are essential along with the ability to communicate effectively with the media and a broad range of people at all levels, using traditional and new media channels.
You will need to have good interpersonal skills and the ability to build healthy relationships with people, able to prioritise workloads to meet deadlines, evaluate the effectiveness of campaigns as well as being flexible and adaptable.
In return, we'll work with you to help you develop your skills and broaden your experience by involving you in a wide variety of corporate communications work and projects for the Service.
Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Furthermore, we want to create a work environment where everyone feels safe, can be themselves and can perform their roles to the best of their abilities. We have signed up with a number of nationally recognised organisations that promote equality, diversity and inclusion and we are working with them to help us achieve our objectives. These organisations include:
• Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion (ENEI)
• Stonewall Diversity Champions and Workplace Equality Index (WEI)
• Department of Works and Pension’s Disability Confident scheme
• British Sign Language Charter
• Asians in the Fire Service Association (AFSA)