Communications Officer

Location Greenwich, Greater London, England
Discipline: Public Sector
Job type: Contract
Salary: ££20 - £21 per hour
Contact name: Euan Cosh

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Job ref: RQ434940_1626873868
Published: 10 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Communications Officer
£20 per hour PAYE
Full Time Contract

Novax Recruitment is actively seeking a Communications Officer based in Greenwich. This role is a temporary position with scope for extension, contracted full time hours.We can acommodate remote working in this position.

You will be required to develop, manage and evaluate communications and engagement campaigns on Council services across a range of channels and media, as part of a multidisciplinary team. You will also be required to manage the reputation of the Council through effective media relations, social media and stakeholder management.

You will develop, write, edit and review content for the Council's communication channels including websites, printed publications, speeches, press releases and social media accounts, ensuring that it is of a high quality, meets corporate standards, is suitable for the target audience, accessible, and useful, as well as liaise with and establish a good rapport with local, national and specialist media, deal with media enquiries, and prepare press releases and statements to represent the Council's position within agreed deadlines. To ensure that media calls and responses are logged
appropriately on the Council's systems, amongst other important tasks.

We are looking for a candidate with significant experience as a press officer, a communications officer, an engagement officer, journalist or web editor, or equivalent qualification, as well as experience of developing and delivering communications and/or community engagement strategies. Excellent communication, organisational and presentation skills, together with an ability to prioritise workloads, meet tight deadlines as part of a 24/7 team which operates an out of hours rota are also essential.

For more information, please contact Euan at Novax on 01615491999 or follow the job advert to apply.