The role, ensuring local communities and partners help to shape development plans for each site; delivering strong regular communications through the project; and fostering relationships with partners and communities.
Now that the development has moved into delivery, they are expanding the team, and this role will be a key part of the project. It will represent the project to local partners and communities, and will proactively develop projects on themes including heritage, active travel, ecology and climate change as well as supporting colleagues through different stages of planning and delivery.
Creating varied and engaging content, this role will work alongside in house and agency expertise to develop and communicate the client's story, manage reputation as a local stakeholder, and promote the place brand and PR around the development to support interest, promotion and sales.
- Develop local strategies and delivery plans to support communications, partnership working and community development, including budgeting and evaluation.
- Support local communities and the new community to engage with and influence our work, through all stages of development and delivery, including delivering proactive, innovative and accessible ways of engaging and consulting people.
- Support new residents moving in, through both coordinating and supporting the work of teams and partners and appointment and management of a Community Development lead who will start alongside first residents moving in.
- Develop and maintain strong relationships with key groups, organisations and stakeholders within the local area to enable positive dialogue and resolution of issues at each stage of planning and delivery of the development.
- Identify newsworthy stories and develop content to support a range of channels including newsletters, PR, video and audio, and social media, as well as corporate channels and tools; co-ordinating in-house and agency support where needed.
- Building strong links with partner communications teams and with local media outlets and other influencers.