Job Title: Business Engagement Officer
Location: Suffolk Coastal Port Health Authority, Felixstowe
Salary: £24,982 - £27,741 per annum
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Closing Date: 8th August 2021 11:30 PM
Interview Date: 20th August 2021
Our company is expanding! It is a really exciting time to be joining our Port health team as we transform our services in response to the UK's departure from the European Union. Our mission is the protection of public and animal health, carrying out a range of checks to ensure imported goods are safe for all of us in the UK.
We are looking for a Business Engagement Officer, to support the Business Manager.
Using your marketing and communications expertise, you will assist us to effectively promote our services, products, and activities, identifying and championing good news stories and providing timely guidance and advice to staff as necessary. You will deliver campaigns, content, and events to varying audiences (internal and external) through a range of communication methods, including publications, the website, news, and social media. You will also contribute to media handling, building strong relationships with journalists, as well as exploring opportunities for innovative communications, utilising the creative use of new media channels, tools, and techniques.
Educated to degree level (or equivalent), you should have a minimum of three years' experience in marketing, communications and/or public relations, with experience of effectively managing proactive and reactive communications, as well as digital/social media. Excellent interpersonal skills will be essential, as will the ability to demonstrate your ability to think creatively in developing and implementing marketing campaigns. You will have a high level of initiative and drive, maintaining an instinctive 'watch' on the development of real and potential news stories, plus communication opportunities.
Why work for us?
The Council is a great place to work and there are lots of benefits our employees can access. Here are some of the main benefits:
* Opportunities for training and development to enable you to build a great career with our organisation.
* Generous leave entitlement (equivalent to 24 days a year, increasing to 30 days after 5 years' service)
* Local government pension scheme
* Free car parking.
* Discounts on mobile phones, computers, holiday and travel, fashion and clothing, health & beauty and many other products and services
Please read the job description and person specification before applying for this job.
Candidates with experience of: Marketing Assistant, Marketing Administrator, Marketing Officer, Digital Marketing Officer, Online Marketing, Digital Marketing Advisor, Digital Marketing Consultant, Marketing Analyst, Digital Marketing Administrator, Marketing Coordinator, Public Relations Coordinator, PR Coordinator, PR Executive, Press Manager, Marketing Communications, Communications Manager will also be considered.