Senior Communications and Engagement Officer (Internal)
Salary: Grade 12 £39,147 - £41,025
Permanent, full time
Number of Hours: 36
Closing Date: 26 April 2018 (midnight)
Are you passionate about public service and want your communications to make a difference?
We’re looking for communication and engagement officers who can deliver high-impact campaigns that inform residents and businesses about the issues that matter in Croydon and involve them in bringing about positive change.
Working with colleagues across the council, politicians, and our partners, you could be working on some of our major campaigns – including Don’t Mess With Croydon and Choose Your Future – targeting your communications based on insight and evaluation.
Your work will also support major regeneration in Croydon – a massive £5.25bn investment that will strengthen the local economy and develop major new infrastructure – helping to make sure everyone can share in the benefits of growth.
The successful candidates will be enthusiastic and self-motivated, with a proven track record in delivering integrated communications plans. You’ll enjoy finding creative solutions to meet our objectives and translating complex issues into engaging content that works across print and digital channels. You’ll also be confident engaging with residents and partners face-to-face and through social media.
You should ideally possess a communications or marketing qualification and a good working knowledge of local government.
In return you will be joining a proactive, professional and supportive team positioned in the office of the chief executive at the heart of an ambitious council. No week will ever be the same - your work will be varied, interesting and challenging, with opportunities to use and develop your skills in all areas of communications.
Croydon Council provide excellent benefits for its staff, including a brilliant Local Government Pension Scheme, work flexibility, generous leave entitlement of 28 plus days per year and numerous staff discounts.
Closing date: Thursday 26 April (midnight)
Interviews will be held during the weeks commencing the 30th and 7th May 2018.
Croydon Council is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We will be pleased to consider applications from candidates seeking flexible working arrangements.
As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised role.