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Communications Officer

Hays Sales and Marketing
Closing date
16 Nov 2021

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Job Discipline
Experience Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
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Communications Officer, Full-time Temporary Role, 6 month contract, Marketing and Communications

Your new company
We are delighted to be working with an excellent Public Sector organisation who are looking for a Communications Officer on a temporary basis to support an exciting project. This represents an excellent opportunity for somebody who is looking for a full-time, temporary role to support a fantastic organisation. The ideal candidate will be either immediately available or on a short notice period.

Your new role
In your new role, you will be working to tight deadlines, ensuring that the response to press and media enquiries are timely and accurate. You will be responsible for building relationships with the media on a local, regional and national basis, working with senior managers and officers across the business. You will ensure that there is urgency around delivering media responses to provide information. You will have a proactive approach and always be looking for new opportunities to build new audiences for their message. You will have an exceptional understanding of the difference in tone and how to address different audiences. You will also be attending public functions and committee meetings in order to support the press, monitoring response.

What you'll need to succeed
The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to tailor the tone for different audiences. You will have a good understanding of social media impacts and the opportunities available. Ideally you will have experience of crisis communications, however this is not a necessity. You will have journalistic experience, or experience working in a local media environment. You will be a team player, be enthusiastic and show resilience in your work.

What you'll get in return
Flexible working options available.

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