Stoke-on-Trent City Council is to add more punch to its PR
department with the appointment of its first communications head. The
post will report to assistant chief executive Robert Collins and will
manage the two-strong press team at the council.
The brief for the role is to bring a corporate approach to the council’s
PR, which will include setting up and running a corporate communications
group, as the focus of the council’s communications and marketing. Terry
James currently heads the two-strong press office.