Media Job: Corporate communications and public affairs manager, Renfrewshire Council

CLOSING DATE: February 26, 2016

Corporate communications and public affairs manager (permanent)

Based at Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley

35 hours per week

Salary scale is £55,717 – £59,130

Advert reference is REN00863

A better future. A better council.

RENFREWSHIRE Council seeks to recruit a highly experienced communications and public affairs professional.

The successful applicant will be key to driving the success of the area’s ambitious plans for cultural, economic and social regeneration by demonstrating an exceptional ability to develop and deliver innovative communications approaches.

The job will involve working on high profile projects such as: Paisley’s bid for UK City of Culture 2021; the historic Glasgow and Clyde Valley City Deal; and Renfrewshire’s ground breaking tackling poverty programme.

You will possess an impressive track record of maximising communications outputs on major projects in a large, diverse and fast-moving public or private sector organisation.

Exceptional communications abilities and previous experience of managing and motivating a communications service at a senior level is a must. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of Scotland’s high performing local authorities.

For an informal discussion please contact Evelyn Dougherty at Solace in Business on 020 7976 3311

It is intended that candidates selected for shortlist, which is scheduled for week beginning 29 February 2016, will attend a full day assessment centre on 10 March 2016. If you are selected to progress beyond the assessment centre you will proceed for interview which is scheduled for week beginning 14 March 2016.

For further information and to apply for this post please visit

Closing date for applications: Friday 26 February 2016

Phone: 0300 300 0300