Communications officer

£12.00 - £14.54 per hour
03 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Verity Slade
Job Discipline
Experience Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
The main duties of this role are Internal Communication Support- approx 70%

* Staff bulletin: editing our flagship weekly digital bulletin which goes to every member of staff
* Blog: adding creative flair to corporate blogs, through sourcing suitable pictures that help to illustrate the blogs. Publishing the blog and managing the forward look of guest blogs from around the organisation
* Event management/logistics for 'All staff meetings': these events, led by Foreign Secretary or Permanent under Secretary, are the team's most high profile internal communication product
* People & Places: People & Places, is the FCO's award winning magazine. Support the Chief Editor with sourcing articles and promotional activity
* Filming: work closely with our in-house specialist video produce to help film Ministerial and Senior Management messages.

Approx 10%

* Diary management
* Administrative tasks such as printing and photocopying
* Chaperoning senior guests in the building

Office Support - approx 20%

* Organising internal team meetings and events - managing logistics, sending invitations, taking notes
* Assisting people with basic ICT queries
* Liaising with Office Management Team to ensure equipment is up to date, ordering printer materials, stationery etc

Person Specification:

* Will hit the ground running and can work at pace, taking direction and quickly making things happen
* Team-player with a friendly, positive and collaborative approach
* Excellent attention to detail is a must
* Good ICT skills
* Good written communication skills
* An interest in Foreign Affairs and Government is not essential but would be a plus
* SC Clearance would be big bonus but is not a must
* Experience in events management
* Experienced in writing internal Communication and engagement strategies

f you are interested in this position please do apply ASAP with a word version of your CV highlighting all your relevant experience. I am submitting to this role at 08:00 on Monday the 7th of August.

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