Post Ref: C39 - Communications and Engagement Officer P/T

Post Ref: C39 - Communications and Engagement Officer P/T

Salary: £20,015 - £21,331 pro rata per annum. 30 hours per week to include Mondays and Fridays

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, people person to work with us to listen, communicate and engage with local residents, businesses, community organisations and other stakeholders.

You’ll need great verbal and written communications skills to build relationships with the local community and encourage them to engage with the Council on a range of projects and issues including environment, health, business growth, community safety and housing.

Working with other members of the Communications Team, you’ll work across a wide range of communications channels, leading on consultations and face to face events and supporting a range of other events organised by the Council.

You should have appropriate marketing or communications qualifications e.g. degree, CIPR or CIM or relevant experience.

Some evening and weekend work may be required.

We’re looking for an individual who has experience in:

  • Writing content for a range of channels including press releases, publications e-newsletters and web content
  • Delivering targeted marketing campaigns to budget
  • Utilising social media channels
  • Analysing and evaluating campaign insights
  • Building relationships with a variety of stakeholders

The ideal candidate would:

  • Be highly motivated, organised and able to work under pressure and meet expected deadlines
  • Creative and willing to bring new ideas to the team
  • Invested in their own learning and able to learn quickly
  • Be a team player
  • Work on their own initiative
  • Be aware of new developments and technologies
  • Have excellent communication skills to build good customer relationships
  • Be forward thinking, flexible and innovative

What you need to know:

If you’d like to have an informal chat about the role, please contact Sarah Yates on 0115 917 3825.

Interviews are expected to take place on Thursday 12th March and will include a test to assess your skills.

Please quote reference no: C39

Closing date: Wednesday 26 February at 5.00pm

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Why join us?

The Council has five GREAT values which represent our standards and expectations of how we’ll work.

As a disability confident employer and an organisation that is committed to equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

The Council embraces flexible ways of working to ensure that we can attract the best talent and experience and get the most from our employees. Whilst meeting the needs of our residents is a priority and we can’t guarantee we can accept all flexible working requests, we are happy to discuss your options when you apply for a job with us.

As a Broxtowe Borough Council employee you can enjoy many benefits including a generous pension fund, loyalty awards and family friendly policies to help you balance your work and family life, as well as discounts and offers as part of our employee benefits scheme.

Read more about the benefits of working at Broxtowe Borough Council.

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