Communications & Engagement Manager
Tower Hamlets Early Help and Children and Families Service (EHCFS) team is pivotal in delivering the councils Early Help offer for children, young people and families in the borough. We are looking for an experienced and competent Communications and Engagement Manager. This role will focus on communications and engagement across the Early Help and Children and Families Service portfolio, overseeing, managing and supporting the development, implementation and outcomes of key projects and campaigns within the directorate.
The role will deliver community engagement and communications throughout the planning and development phases of projects to children, young people and families, along with engaging internal staff and wider services in the Council.
The role will be responsible for contributing to the Service’s engagement work through Corporate Communications. This includes creatively drafting social media posts, marketing materials and technical Early Help publications, strategic planning, internal communications, public consultation communications, engagement and campaigns to ensure that messages on Council platforms are positive, honest, timely, accurate and always represent the Service’s best interests and align with Corporate Policy.
Interviews will take place on 28th February and 1st March 2023
Tower Hamlets vision for our borough is that: people are aspirational, independent and have equal access to opportunities; we are a borough that our residents are proud of and love to live in; and we are a dynamic, outcomes-based council using digital innovation and partnership working to respond to the changing needs of our borough. We want people who aspire to our TOWER values: Together; Open; Willing; Excellent; Respect.
Tower Hamlets has a zero-tolerance approach to, and works to eradicate, all forms of discrimination on the basis of race, sex, disability, age, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, status as a civil partner, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy and maternity and looks to employ a diverse workforce representative of those groups. We recognise that people can also be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class.
We welcome applicants interested in flexible working arrangements and also applicants who live in the borough.