Senior Communications Officer

Location
England,Hampshire,Southampton
Salary
£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted
09 Jun 2017
Closes
21 Jun 2017
Ref
3046264
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 marketing and 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 communication officer is required to join the team.

Your new role
You will develop, promote and maintain positive relationships with internal & external stakeholders, the media and your customers. You will develop and deliver the council's communications strategy and plans through research, digital communications, media and public relations. You will create campaigns ensuring all activity is customer focused and return on investment is maximised. You will undertake proactive and reactive media relations work including effective crisis communications management.

What you'll need to succeed
You have significant experience of working in a communications role and handling media relations. You are experienced in delivering customer focused communications and maximising return on investment. You are skilled in website content generation and using digital communication channels such as, social media and video creation. You have excellent digital skills including being able to use different communications software (e.g. GovDelivery, Veulio, Tweet Deck). You can maintain positive working relationships with various stakeholders.

What you'll get in return
You'll be offered a salary of up to £31,601 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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