Communications Officer

Recruiter
Michael Page Marketing
Location
Stafford
Salary
30000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
15 Sep 2017
Closes
13 Oct 2017
Sector
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent

This person will assist in creating and delivering multi-channel campaigns to engage with key audiences in line with the organisations priorities. The role will also include a strong focus on developing digital communications as part of campaigns and public engagement.

Client Details

High profile Public Sector organisation

Description

  • To plan and develop films and images including editing to support a wide variety of publicity
  • To plan, design and develop communications materials and products including copy-writing, proof reading, liaising with printers and designers, etc
  • Plan and develop targeted digital media activities as appropriate to support events and campaigns
  • Develop innovative and creative ideas that can be shared with other partners
  • To generate positive engagement through planned activities/strategies using social media, social media advertising and email marketing
  • To manage the digital elements of fully integrated PR campaigns and understanding the required mix of online and offline communications
  • To support with media liaison where necessary, involving writing press releases and statements
  • Deputise as team manager for the head of comms as appropriate
  • Manage websites
  • Working as part of a team to work within agreed objectives in delivery of public engagement events and integrated campaigns which support key priorities
  • Digital content/management including
  • Update and load material onto website
  • Initiate and deliver social media activity and content, primarily for twitter on a daily basis and for certain projects
  • Design and deliver comms collateral such as leaflets and pull-up banners for events
  • Have ability to take decent quality photographs for use on social and traditional media
  • Have ability to direct and film short videos for use on social media/website
  • Ability to draft and distribute electronic updates/newsletters (using Adestra)

Profile

  • Demonstrable experience of delivering and evaluating successful communications campaigns under pressure within deadlines
  • A minimum of 3 years' work experience in a communications environment
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering fully integrated communications including digital and film
  • Understanding of current affairs and political issues - good judgement and political nous
  • Designing, delivering and evaluating communications campaigns and promotions
  • Demonstrable experience in co-ordinating digital media, social media advertising and email marketing with PR activities/strategies, including scoping and managing digital requirements, generating positive engagement
  • Experience and working knowledge of managing websites using Content Management Systems, including content and user management

Job Offer

GBP30,000 to GBP35,000

3 month contract with possible exension