Press Office Budget, Headcount and Job Descriptions

  1. The budget for your council’s press office/media department in 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2015/16 and 2016/17

Please see the below table.  The budget is the total of the ‘staff costs’ and ‘other costs’.

  1. The headcount of staff employed in your council’s press office/media department in 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2015/16 and 2016/17
HeadcountStaff CostsOther Costs
2011/125.87£241,255.06£4,135.68
2012/135.87£250,472.16£4,491.52
2013/145.31£227,973.10£6,576.34
2014/155.09£221,842.31£3,242.64
2015/165.55£236,709.54£1,839.77
2016/174.78£223,164.74£2,145.87
  1. A structure chart and job descriptions and salary bands for the media relations/press office team currently employed by your council.

The current structure comprises:

Head of News [Grade L9 – £47,311]

Media and PR Manager (Operational) [Grade H – £35,444 to £39,177]

Media and PR Officers x 2.78 [Grade G – £30,785 to £34,538]

Job descriptions are provided via the above links.