Communications Officer

Location
England,London
Salary
£31000.00 - £31152.00 per annum
Posted
12 June 2018
Closes
10 July 2018
Ref
3338834
Contact
Ellen Legge
Job Function
PR/Publicity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Your new company

A central government organisation is looking for a new, energetic external communications professional to join their supportive and progressive team. The organisation is looking for some one who is hard working and proactive as well as ambitious and looking to progress within an organisation.

Your new role

You will be responsible for:

* Preparing and delivering responses to media enquiries, stakeholder requests and social media.
* Writing and developing website content and/or the press web pages, writing proactively as well as writing blogs and statements.
* Supporting the delivery of projects and events.
* Engaging and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders, using a wide range of channels.
* Writing and preparing copy and briefings for a range of audiences and print, media and digital channels.
* Performing analytics on impacts and performance of communications, materials
* Identifying opportunities to promote our service and engage with relevant stakeholders.
* Using all communications channels effectively, including digital channels, supporting the production and delivery of web content.

What you'll need to succeed

You will have:


* Been educated to a degree level or with equivalent relevant professional experience.
* A good understanding of media, marketing and digital communications.
* A working knowledge of new media technology.
* Experience in dealing with the complexities of Central Government or the NHS operating within an organisation in these spheres.
* Project management skills
* Excellent communication skills, including verbal and written.
* Web content production and delivery.
* Experience of analysing complex written material and identifying and summarising key issues.
* Ability to influence others, including those outside of your direct working relationships.
* Track record of supporting the delivery of communications plans and campaigns in complex organisations.
* Experience of working in a busy and demanding communications function.
* Experience of using a range of external communications channels, including printed materials and digital and new media channels.
* Experience in Yamma and Hootsuite.
* IT literate, including in-depth knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite.

What you'll get in return


* 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
* Great pension scheme
* Flexible working hours


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