Senior Communications Officer

£38000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
11 Jun 2018
09 Jul 2018
Ellen Legge
Job Discipline
Experience Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Your new company

A London borough council is looking for a new, energetic external communications professional to join their supportive and progressive team. the organisation is looking for some one who is hard working and proactive as well as ambitious and looking to progress within an organisation.

Your new role

You will be responsible for:

* Creatively delivering and developing a communications plan and be responsible for promoting the councils profile and reputation
* Developing and delivering key communications strategies to help enhance the Councils engagement with its internal and external stakeholders
* Ensuring that all external communications materials are on brand and clearly reflect the organisations overall objectives
* delivering high quality communications materials whilst liaising with and engaging with external stakeholders.

What you'll need to succeed

You will have:

* Reputation management experience delivering external communications through platforms such as press, media and print.
* Have excellent written and verbal communications skills with a strong background in writing press releases, building relationships with key media outlets an journalists and dealing with media enquiries.
* Writing communications plans and strategies delivering them on time and to a number if different stakeholders.
* Experience in managing external communications campaigns on a multiplicity of different platforms.
* You must have a proven track record of success in delivering on brand external communication materials in order to accurately represent and promote the organisation goals and objectives.
* Working in external communications within government.

What you'll get in return

* 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
* Great pension scheme
* Flexible working hours (core hours and compressed working, as well as the opportunity to work from home)

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