Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Your role
The Communications and Engagement team is looking for an enthusiastic and innovative Senior Campaign and Behavioural Change Manager to lead on the delivery of high profile, engaging recycling campaigns across Greater Manchester. The campaigns support the work of the GMCA waste and resources team; the largest waste disposal authority in the country, providing a waste disposal services for over one million households across 9 local councils.

You will be responsible for working in partnership with the 9 local councils to develop thought provoking behavioural change campaigns that aim to improve the quality and quantity of recycling collected from over one million households. You will line manage and lead a team of experienced campaign officers and work across a busy team responsible for delivering an education service and managing the Recycle for Greater Manchester website and associated social media channels.

You will be working with a range of stakeholders including council officers, Councillors, community groups and national leading organisations such as Keep Britain Tidy, WRAP (Waste and Resources Action Programme) and the Environment Agency.

About you
This role would suit an individual with previous experience in a campaigns, communications, marketing role with demonstrable knowledge of delivering communication campaigns at a senior level on projects with multiple stakeholders. You will be able to work independently with the confidence to manage your own workload, managing priorities and apportioning time effectively. You will have a good all-round knowledge of different communication channels both off and online and have an eye for detail to develop high quality copy targeted to different audiences.

You will have significant line management experience and can coach and mentor a team to support their professional development and performance.

You will be a good communicator and able to work across a multi-functional and busy team and be able to build up good working relationships with partners and other stakeholders to gather information and provide regular updates and project evaluation.

About us
As an employer, the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) is made up of a number of key Greater Manchester strategic functions and service providers including; Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS); Waste and Recourses; Environment; Work and Skills; Research; Public Sector Reform; Police, Crime and Criminal Justice; Homelessness; the Greater Manchester Ageing Hub and the Commissioning Hub.

We value the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities across Greater Manchester. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals, irrespective of people's age, disability, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances. We have guidance in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including the consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.

The GMCA is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation

Visit application deadline 03/10/21

  • 36.25 Hours per week
  • Full time, permanent
  • Tootal Building, Manchester City Centre