E-Communications Officer

Council House, Earl Street, Coventry
£20,661 to £25,951 per annum
06 Mar 2018
28 Mar 2018
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
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Coventry City Council is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, innovative and self-motivated E-Communications Officer to deliver digital communications activities for our award-winning Communications Team. As an E-Communications Officer, you will be working on maintaining and developing the wide range of digital media used by Coventry City Council and looking for new ways of helping our services get their messages across.

This exciting post will see the successful candidate maintain the content of the website and train web authors to update their service areas; provide support for other separate sites; design, create and send e-newsletters as well as train others to do so; and monitor, engage and improve our extensive social media channels.

Flexibility, creativity and enthusiasm are key to this role. If you have the right attributes, this could be the ideal next step in your communications career. Keen to join the team? Please complete an application form, tell us about your previous experience and where you have used your skills to shine. In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include working from home (subject to project/service area requirements) and a generous holiday allowance (starting at 35 days including bank holidays). In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, 'MyCar' scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Interview date: 06/04/2018

Equalities Statement

Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse community we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings.

We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition.

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers

Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email (including Spam/Junk) and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification.pdf