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Communications Officer

Hays Marketing
£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Closing date
15 Feb 2022

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Job Discipline
Experience Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Communications Officer in Public Sector, Fixed Term 3 Months, with potential to become permanent £35,000

Your new company
Our Public Sector Client are looking for a Communications Officer on a temporary basis to join their corporate Comms Team in Winchester. This represents an excellent opportunity for somebody who is looking for a full-time, temporary role to support a fantastic organisation.

Your new role
This role will involve ensuring consistent and effective communication and engagement with local residents and stakeholders.Managing and building the external media relationships and support internal colleagues in the production of high quality written content for all audiences.
You will attend Committee meetings to closely manage the press and relay areas which are of interest to officers as appropriate
You will adhere to and promote protocols and sign off processes for the release of information
You will develop, write, edit and review content for the Council's digital and traditional
communications channels, including press releases, website, publications, and social media
You will analyse and interpret of data and statistics from a variety of sources

What you'll need to succeed
Two years' experience in a similar role, ideally within the public or third sectors
Professional communications or press background
You will have an exceptional understanding of the difference in tone and how to address different audiences
Great persuasive and negotiating skills
Resilient, driven and able to work to deadlines.
Good level of education

What you'll get in return
A competitive salary and benefits
Flexible working arrangements

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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