Communications and Public Affairs Support Officer

Expiring today

The Council House, Priory Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 1HF
£24,982 to £27,742 per annum
06 Sep 2021
17 Sep 2021
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We are an 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 dynamic and energised individuals to complement our busy team on 6-9 month fixed term contracts.

Hours: 37 hours per week (12 month fixed term)

Salary: Grade 7

Two exciting positions now exist for experienced, dynamic and confident communications support officers within our communications and public affairs team at Dudley Council to support the council's communication strategy and activity.  

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, media, 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 associated 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:

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