Communications Officer

£170.00 - £200.00 per day
22 Apr 2021
20 May 2021
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

Day rate: £170 - £200
Contract length: 6 - 9 months
Organisation: London Borough
Start date: Early May
Full Time: Monday to Friday
Remote working

Your new role

You will lead the development, implementation and delivery of internal communication tools including a fortnightly newsletter for managers and a newsletter for a service area within the council. Alongside this you will frequently update content on the Intranet, and other staff briefings i.e. the Chief Executive's roadshows, and digital noticeboards. Keeping a close eye on the pandemic will be key to this role so you can develop and deliver a communications strategy to ensure that all staff are engaged and aware of the council's new dispersed ways of working and how staff can play a part in the organisation's development and future outlook.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Experience working in the public sector in a communications position
  • Developed and implemented internal communications and engagement activities across a range of channels
  • Experience of working on a range of communications tools and methodologies
  • Experience of developing media plans aligned to corporate priorities
  • Experience of working on proactive campaigns to secure coverage in the national and regional media and digital media
  • Ability to operate and work to tight deadlines in a pressured political environment
  • Experience of providing strategic advice to board level officers and cabinet members
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

What you need to do now
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