Assistant Community Engagement Officer / Marketing Assistant

Location
England,North Yorkshire,Harrogate
Salary
£18795 - £19554 per annum
Posted
10 Jul 2019
Closes
07 Aug 2019
Ref
HBCL-20
Job Discipline
Marketing (General)
Experience Level
Assistant
Sectors
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title: Assistant Community Engagement Officer

Location: Harrogate

Salary: £18,795 - £19,554 per annum

Job type: Full time, Permanent (37 hours per week)

Closing Date: 28rd July 2019

An opportunity has arisen within the Strategic Development team of Parks and Environmental Services for a highly motivated, experienced communicator who can work with volunteers and community groups.

The Role:

Assists the Community Engagement Officer to develop Community engagement, promotional, and marketing opportunities to enhance the public's awareness and management of Parks and Environmental services.

To undertake allocated programme of activities as directed by the Community Engagement Officer.

Job Duties:

Community and business engagement, promotions and marketing:

* Assists with developing plans, strategies and programmes of engagement and marketing events and PR opportunities to actively promote the service and encourage greater participation and understanding
* Undertakes research and analysis regarding marketing and promotional opportunities as directed
* Works with NYCC, schools and other organisations to promote and publicise the service e.g. recycling and composting

Special /development projects:

* Assists with research and development of new projects
* Lead specific projects/campaigns as directed

Working with volunteers:

* Works with volunteer groups to enhance/promote the service e.g. community litter picks, gardening days as allocated
* Assists with the support to the district's "In Bloom" groups to further advance the districts standing in the competition
* Promotes initiatives to communities and encourages and supports the creation of new groups e.g. Friends of Groups

General

* Undertake any other duties as required commensurate with the post grading

Key Requirements:

Essential

* Excellent Administration skills
* Knowledge of marketing and promotional activities
* Experience of research and analysis of data
* Experience of organising and coordinating events and activities
* Experience of working in a support role
* Educated to GCSE or equivalent
* Communication experience with people of all ages
* Proficient user of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
* Knowledge of working with volunteers and community groups
* Highly organised and able to work to deadlines
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Positive attitude with the ability to adapt to many different situations and challenges
* Keen to develop and learn new skills
* Team Player
* Flexible and proactive approach
* Good communication skills both written and verbal
* Ability to understand and adhere to policy and process
* Excellent computer skills
* Creative approach to problem solving
* Required to lift display boards and other items required for events and promotions
* Must hold full driving licence and have a vehicle available for work purposes
* Able and willing to work evenings and weekends as required

Desirable

* Positive approach to promotional opportunities
* Presentation experience
* Consultation and Engagement Experience

Please click on the APPLY button to complete the application form, attach your CV and Covering Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Marketing Assistant, Marketing Administrator, Marketing Associate, Marketing Officer, Social Media Executive, B2B Marketing, Communications Officer, Comms Officer, Marketing Analyst, Marketing Graduate, Marketing Strategy Assistant, Social Media Coordinator, Digital Marketing Assistant, Marketing Co-ordinator, Administrator, Business Support, Office Administrator, Admin, Assistant, Customer Services, Reception Administrator, Admin Support, Receptionist, Office Admin, Office Assistant, Office Associate, Office Support, General Admin, Team Administrator, Team Admin may also be considered for this role.

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