DBR03795 Programme Communications Officer

Local Government, Public Sector

Our local authority client in East London is recruiting a Programme Communications Officer: To support ongoing reactive, and pro-active plans. You should have a background that speaks for itself, able to present clear evidence of the difference your communications plans have made. You need to know how to develop an evidence-based communications campaign, across multiple channels, addressing multiple audiences. You must be able to evaluate your successes (and failures) to improve our approach:

Responsibilities:
To be responsible for a number of key campaigns ensuring the team makes full use of digital channels and work with the policy team and campaigns team to help achieve objectives. To ensure quality and value for money at all times. To ensure the service complies with relevant legislation, regulations and policies:

Qualification – Essential

GCSE Grade A-C (or equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics
Degree or equivalent or vocational qualification in relevant subject or area
Evidence of Continuous Professional Development
Advanced – Microsoft; Word, PowerPoint, – Excel & Outlook – Essential

Skills, Abilities & Experience – Essential

In-depth knowledge of the use of digital media and familiarity of different digital channels
Experience of creating video and infographics for digital platforms
Experience in planning and delivery of communications strategies and activities
Experience of providing direct advice and briefing to senior managers and/or elected members on media and reputation issues
Experience of working across a wide range of communications projects including media, campaigns, marketing and events
Experience of working in a highly pressured environment and delivering results to tight deadlines
Proven ability to find solutions to public relations problems and take necessary action
A strong understanding and knowledge of national, regional, local and specialist press relevant to local government
An understanding of local government, the services and the responsibilities to its residents
Excellent writing skills with a clear, concise and lively prose style, and the ability to write for a range of different audiences
Excellent oral communications skills and the ability to maintain effective relationships at every level of an organisation
Ability to translate complex information into a clear and approachable format for a wide range of audiences
Good attention to detail, strong organisational skills and the ability to operate to tight deadlines in highly pressured environments
Able to provide Three Years of references – essential
To apply for this role, candidates require a full work history with no unexplained gaps
Diamond Blaque is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Diamond Blaque is acting as an Employment Agency for this vacancy

Ref: DBR03795
Job Title: Programme Communications Officer
Salary: £250.00– Per hour-Inside IR35- Negotiable
Location: East London
Hours: 36.00 hours per week
Duration: Minimum of 3 months – Extension on Performance

To apply for this job email your details to info@diamondblaquee.com.