Senior Communications Officer

Location
England,Hampshire,Southampton
Salary
£30000.00 - £36379.00 per annum
Posted
26 Apr 2017
Closes
24 May 2017
Ref
3011967
Contact
Nazmie Rahman
Experience Level
Executive
Sectors
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Communications Officer, Southampton, 1 year contract, <£35k. Delivery of effective communications.

Your new company
I am working exclusively with Southampton City Council recruiting for their marketing team. This public sector organisation is widely known for its service and delivery to the local public. To contribute to the delivery of an effective and integrated communications function, a senior communication officer is required to join the team.

Your new role
You will protect and enhance the organisations reputation and brand, and ensuring the right information is provided to the right stakeholders at the right time. You will be required to utilise and improve communication channels, messages and mechanisms, using a full range of digital tools, in support of strategic priorities. To maintain the brand and ensure consistent messaging regarding the strategic direction, services and achievements of the organisation.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have previous experience in a communications role handling media relations. You have effectively developed and delivered customer focused communications with a track record of practical outcomes. You are able to develop and maintain strong partner and stakeholder relationships. You have excellent digital skills with use of software such as; GovDelivery, Veulio, Tweet Deck or similar, and proven ability in web content and effective digital communications. An excellent level of IT literacy & MS office.

What you'll get in return
You'll be offered a salary of £30,000 - £35,000 depending upon your experience. You will enjoy working in a fast-paced, challenging environment and be part of a hardworking and ambitious team with like-minded individuals supporting you.

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