Communications Officer - Kingston upon Thames

Recruiter
SURREY COUNTY COUNCIL
Location
Surrey
Salary
28591.00 GBP Annual
Posted
15 Jul 2017
Closes
18 Jul 2017
Job Type
Contract

GBP28,591 per annum for 36 hours per week based at County Hall, Penrhyn Road, Kingston-upon-Thames.

Flexible working is supported where possible, laptop and mobile supplied. 24 days annual leave, local government salary-related pension offered, discounted child care vouchers as well as the option to join the car lease scheme. For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff .

This post has been designated as a politically restricted post in accordance with the Local Government and Housing Act 1989.

Looking for an exciting new opportunity in communications and marketing?

Join our dedicated and award winning team of communications professionals who are constantly delivering new and creative ways of talking to our residents and staff.

Working within the resident communications team this role will support a range of services such as public health, community safety, children's services, highways and transport and countryside. You will help develop and deliver high profile integrated campaigns that are likely to include a mix of advertising, PR, direct marketing and creating materials.

The work is targeted at a range of audiences and in some cases will involve informing them about services, while other campaigns will aim to achieve tangible behaviour change.

You will be educated to degree level or equivalent and have experience of working on multi-discipline campaigns with demonstrable results. You'll be proactive, dynamic and energetic, a creative thinker who is able to identify opportunities to build on and add value to your work.

This is a hands on job with a critical responsibility for ensuring deadlines are met. You will need excellent organisational skills and the ability to effectively manage your time and relationships with internal colleagues and partners at varying levels.

Willingness to developing an understanding of Surrey and its communities will be key, as will an interest in local government and the pressures currently faced by local authorities.

For an informal discussion contact Clare Webber on by e-mail.

The vacancy closes at 23:59 on 30th July 2017.