Media and Communications Manager 

Job Title
Media and Communications Manager 
Job Description

Media and Communications Manager

GRADE 12 with honorarium to Grade 13 subject to job evaluation

SALARY: from £33,437 – £34,538


37 hours per week

Post Number: NU193


Do you have a genuine commitment to Effective Communications?  If you have a passion for Engagement and promoting the messages and brand of South Wales Fire and Rescue Service then we are looking to appoint an individual to manage and develop our Media and Communication Team. 

This exciting position sits within our Service Performance and Communications Department based at our Fire Service Headquarters at Llantrisant. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

·         Providing a quality and professional media, marketing, engagement, publicity and design & print function for South Wales Fire & Rescue Service.

·         Developing, planning, implementing and evaluating the Corporate Communications, Engagement and Digital Communications Strategies covering all aspects of the Service’s internal and external communications functions.

·         To manage the Service Media and Communications policies.

·         Effectively manage the diverse Service Media, and Communications team


·         Welsh language skills are desirable for this post.

  • This role involves frequent travel between sites throughout the South Wales area.  The successful candidate must be able to travel independently and a driving licence check will be conducted
  • Some evening/weekend work may be expected.

More details of the role and the language skills required can be found within the Job Description and Person Specification.

An Application Form, Person Specification and Job Description can be downloaded from the Careers pages of our website  Please note that we do not accept CVs.

Completed Application Forms should be returned to:- The Recruitment and Assessment Team, South Wales Fire & Rescue Service Headquarters, Forest View Business Park, Llantrisant, CF72 8LX.

The closing date for receipt of application forms is Monday 18th December.

The Interviews/Selection are scheduled to take place Thursday 4th January.

Additional Details

The successful candidate will be subject to:

  • A Drug and Alcohol Test prior to an appointment being made.
  • A satisfactory Disclosure Scotland clearance check.

We are a family friendly organisation and a flexible working system is in operation.

Job sharing options will be considered.  Please indicate clearly on your application if you wish to apply on a job share basis.

This document is also available in Welsh. You are welcome to communicate with us in either English or Welsh.

Please note that all salaries are subject to job evaluation.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service believes in the real value of having a diverse workforce and we proactively want to encourage applicants from all sectors of our community to apply.

Salary Details (From - To)
£33,437  £34,538 
Job Post
GRADE 12 with honorarium to Grade 13  
Job Location
Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Llantrisant 
Closing Date
Closing Time

           Contact Details

Recruitment and Assessment Team
Tel: 01443 232200 (Normal Working Hours)

24 hour Recruitment Line 0800 0283615


South Wales Fire & Rescue Service
Forest View Business Park
CF72 8LX

Page Last Updated on 24/11/2017