Communications and Public Affairs Support Officer - Digital Communications

Location
The Council House, Priory Road, Dudley, DY1 1HF
Salary
£24,073 to £26,732 per annum
Posted
09 Aug 2019
Closes
17 Sep 2019
Job Ref
Dudley000004623
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

We are am award winning Communications & Public Affairs team whose role it is to ensure the Council’s key messages are communicated to our many stakeholders including residents, staff and the media.

Our service consists of three elements:

  • Press office
  • Corporate Communications
  • Events and mayoral support

We are looking for a dynamic and energised individual to compliment our busy team.

 

 

Hours:  37 hours per week

Salary: Grade 7

An exciting position now exists for an experienced, dynamic and confident communications support officer with a focus on digital comms within our communications and public affairs team at Dudley Council to support the council's communication strategy. Specifically the postholder will help to support the digital communications function of our business.

Reporting to the Communications and Public Affairs Senior Account Manager, you will be required to undertake all aspects of communications supporting both communication officers and senior account managers including: internal and external communications, social media, strategic communications, social marketing and campaign and event management.

You must be able to demonstrate a strong record of achievement in marketing and communications at a support level, successfully implementing campaigns and experience of using social media, SharePoint, web content management systems and associatd analytics in a professional capacity. Some out of hours work may be required.

For further information please contact Phil Parker on 01384 815219 or via email: phil.parker@dudley.gov.uk

Shortlisting date: 24th September 2019.

NB. We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised date if a large number of applications are received.

Online application forms will only be accepted for this vacancy, online facilities for jobs are available at public libraries within the Dudley Borough.

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Job Description and Person Specification

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