Communications Officer

Recruiter
Michael Page Marketing
Location
Stafford
Salary
£30k - £35k pa
Posted
14 Sep 2017
Closes
15 Oct 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
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
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- Digital content/management including
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- Update and load material onto website
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- Initiate and deliver social media activity and content, primarily for twitter on a daily basis and for certain projects
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- Design and deliver comms collateral such as leaflets and pull-up banners for events
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- Have ability to take decent quality photographs for use on social and traditional media
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- Have ability to direct and film short videos for use on social media/website
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- Ability to draft and distribute electronic updates/newsletters (using Adestra)
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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

£30,000 to £35,000

3 month contract with possible exension