Senior Engagement Officer

Location
England,Hampshire,Southampton
Salary
£30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted
17 May 2017
Closes
24 May 2017
Ref
3014176
Contact
Nazmie Rahman
Job Discipline
Communications
Experience Level
Executive
Sectors
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Your new company
I am working exclusively with Southampton City Council recruiting for their Intelligence, Insight & Communications 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 engagement officer is required to join the team.

Your new role
You will work across the whole council to deliver effective engagement with a range of residents and diverse communities within Southampton. You will be responsible for ensuring they have their say about services and issues that affect them, whilst enabling their views to inform decision making and service delivery. You will execute an engagement programme focusing on building ongoing relationships and communication with community groups and key stakeholders. You will also be able to identify opportunities and take the initiative to improve community cohesion

What you'll need to succeed
You have significant experience of community engagement and participation, as well as an excellent understanding of local government. You will have proven experience of working with a wide range of stakeholder groups, and the ability to cultivate strategic alliances across organisations and sectors. You have excellent communication and engagement skills, as well as experience of planning, and anticipating and responding to complex issues with creative solutions.

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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