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Digital Marketing Officer

Employer
Wyre Forest District Council
Location
Wyre Forest House, Finepoint Way, Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Salary
£28948 to £31479 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024
Reference
WFDC/TP/181/136

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Sector
Local Councils
Job Type
Information management
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
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Hours
Full-Time

Job Details

About Wyre Forest District Council 

Whatever your role within Wyre Forest District Council, every day you will be working to benefit people living in the area. The District is a mix of urban rural, market and riverside town communities covering 195 square kilometres. The three main towns of Kidderminster, Bewdley and Stourport-on-Severn and several surrounding villages including Arley, Rock, Chaddesley Corbett and Wolverley make up the district. Over 100,000 people live here and you can help shape our district’s future as part of our 390 strong workforce that strives to make a difference in making sure the services we offer meet the aspirations and needs of our local community.

Working for us:

At Wyre Forest District Council, people depend on us – every day we provide essential services across the district which make a real difference to residences’ lives. That’s why we need people we can depend on too, who can perform well within a challenging social and economic environment. We value our employees and aim to create a positive, progressive and open work culture that supports everyone to thrive. We focus on supporting your physical, financial and emotional wellbeing so working for us you can expect to enjoy a range of learning and development opportunities designed to enhance you in your role and our excellent benefits package includes:-

  • a competitive salary 
  • an excellent local government pension scheme
  • favourable holiday entitlements with an option to purchase additional annual leave
  • flexible working options, hybrid working is part of our culture
  • Regular job-specific training
  • Discounted gym and swim membership
  • Health and wellbeing support with an optional health cash plan 
  • Employee Assistance Scheme including access to counselling services
  • Employee discounts with a range of companies 
  • Kaarp discount scheme which provides employee discounts on days out and holidays

If you have ambition for yourself and this district, thrive on challenges and getting results, share our values and strive to make others feel valued, then we want to hear from you.

The Role

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Digital Marketing Officer to join our friendly team. Adept in social media and passionate about digital content, we seek a skilled communicator to lead on the Wyre Forest Economic Development and Regeneration   (WFEDR's) digital engagement work, producing and sharing captivating content which promotes and publicises our services, activities, and achievements. 

We are looking for an individual with a proven track record of delivering successful digital marketing campaigns who can develop content across WFEDR’s social media channels and web estate with a particular focus on promoting the area to visitors and investors and showcasing the Future High Street Fund, Levelling Up and UK Shared Prosperity Fund programme. 

This is an exciting opportunity to work with an enthusiastic team, managing multiple communication projects and championing WFEDR web standards. 

Knowledge and Skills 

  • Degree level education in Public Relations, Marketing, Business or a similar relevant  discipline 
  • The successful candidate will have a proven track record of delivering successful digital marketing activity with a clear understanding of how to develop and improve on existing digital marketing channels.
  • Previous experience in digital marketing and communications 
  • Analytics experience to monitor performance and recommend suggested improvements
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A natural storytelling ability, you’ll have a keen eye for finding and developing engaging, inspirational content
  • Demonstrable experience in managing multiple communications projects
  • Demonstrable skills and experience in writing high quality copy
  • Able to work independently and as part of a diverse team
  • Keen collaborator who’s great at building connections both on and offline with WFEDR’s partners and key stakeholders
  • Ability to adapt quickly to challenges
  • Good time management, planning and organising skills

Special Conditions

Working hours are 37 per week with the opportunity for hybrid working

Flexible approach to working hours, able to work outside normal office hours if necessary, including a requirement to be available for evening meetings.

You may be required to provide a suitable vehicle in connection with the duties of this post.

Wyre Forest District council is an Equal Opportunities Employer 

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Working for us:

Join our team and you’ll be part of an evolving of council. One that seeks to make a difference, not just to its colleagues, but to the lives of those who live, work and visit our district. We are transforming and finding new more efficient trusted ways of working and all of our colleagues have a part to play.

We value our employees and aim to create a positive, progressive and open work culture that supports everyone to thrive. We believe in rewarding employees and working for Wyre Forest District Council has some great benefits.  We focus on supporting your physical, financial and emotional wellbeing. You can expect to enjoy a range of learning and development opportunities designed to enhance you in your role. Our excellent benefits also include a competitive salary and pension scheme, favourable holiday entitlements and flexible working options. Hybrid working is part of our culture.

We feel it is necessary to have a diverse workforce and focus on making sure the services we offer meet the aspirations and needs of our local community. Positions at all levels contribute to the district’s wellbeing and smooth-running.

If you have ambition for yourself and this district, thrive on challenges and getting results, share our values and strive to make others feel valued, then we want to hear from you.

Our Vision:

"A safe, vibrant and clean place to live, work and visit."

Our Values:

Our vision is underpinned by the following values which lie at the heart of everything we do.  We will:

  • Be honest
  • Invest in our workforce
  • Be supportive

Our Priorities:

Our priorities represent what we want to achieve for the social, economic and environmental well-being of the district, they are:

  • Economic growth and regeneration
  • Securing financial sustainability for services the local communities value
  • A clean, safe and green place to live, work and visit

What you can expect:

At Wyre Forest District Council we rely on good people to perform well within a challenging social and economic environment, and we will reward them accordingly.  Working for us you can expect to enjoy a range of learning and development opportunities designed to enhance you in your role. Our excellent benefits include a competitive salary and pension scheme, favourable holiday entitlements, and mobile and flexible working options.

Our locations:

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To find out more:

To find out more about Wyre Forest District Council, or the area we serve please visit our website at www.wyreforestdc.gov.uk, 'Like' us on Facebook www.facebook.com/WyreForest/ or follow us on Twitter @WyreForestDC.

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Telephone
01562 732721
Location
Wyre Forest District Council
Wyre Forest House
Finepoint Way
Kidderminster
Worcestershire
DY11 7WF
GB

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