Communications Officer

£30000 - £35000 per annum
14 Sep 2017
12 Oct 2017
Lucy Powell
Job Discipline
Experience Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
This person will assist in creating and delivering multi-channel campaigns to engage with key audiences in line with the organisations priorities. The role will also include a strong focus on developing digital communications as part of campaigns and public engagement.

Client Details

High profile Public Sector organisation


* To plan and develop films and images including editing to support a wide variety of publicity

* To plan, design and develop communications materials and products including copy-writing, proof reading, liaising with printers and designers, etc

* Plan and develop targeted digital media activities as appropriate to support events and campaigns

* Develop innovative and creative ideas that can be shared with other partners

* To generate positive engagement through planned activities/strategies using social media, social media advertising and email marketing

* To manage the digital elements of fully integrated PR campaigns and understanding the required mix of online and offline communications

* To support with media liaison where necessary, involving writing press releases and statements

* Deputise as team manager for the head of comms as appropriate

* Manage websites

* Working as part of a team to work within agreed objectives in delivery of public engagement events and integrated campaigns which support key priorities

* Digital content/management including

* Update and load material onto website

* Initiate and deliver social media activity and content, primarily for twitter on a daily basis and for certain projects

* Design and deliver comms collateral such as leaflets and pull-up banners for events

* Have ability to take decent quality photographs for use on social and traditional media

* Have ability to direct and film short videos for use on social media/website

* Ability to draft and distribute electronic updates/newsletters (using Adestra)


* Demonstrable experience of delivering and evaluating successful communications campaigns under pressure within deadlines

* A minimum of 3 years' work experience in a communications environment

* Demonstrable experience of delivering fully integrated communications including digital and film

* Understanding of current affairs and political issues - good judgement and political nous

* Designing, delivering and evaluating communications campaigns and promotions

* Demonstrable experience in co-ordinating digital media, social media advertising and email marketing with PR activities/strategies, including scoping and managing digital requirements, generating positive engagement

* Experience and working knowledge of managing websites using Content Management Systems, including content and user management

Job Offer

£30,000 to £35,000

3 month contract with possible exension

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