Salary: Up to £25,000
Closing date: 28 May 2018 (midnight)
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Communications Officer to join an exceptionally people focused Housing Association. As an Investors in People Gold company who have ranked consistently within the top ten in the Sunday Times Top 100 (not for profit) employers, you will be joining an organisation that truly values its people. Managing over 6,000 homes in and around Preston we are a value orientated organisation that works together to create communities where people want to live.
We are looking for a Communications Officer to join our busy Communications Team. You will contribute to the development of CGA’s external and internal communications strategies to effectively promote CGA and our charitable subsidiary, Preston Vocational Centre. You should have a degree (or equivalent qualification or relevant professional experience) and experience of communications, public relations and media management.
You’ll be writing material for both internal and external audiences, including our residents, and provide a copywriting service for every part of our business. You will be able to take on responsibility for providing an effective and efficient communications service, and you’ll have a commitment to total accuracy and the tact to deal with sensitive and confidential information.
You will have the ability to write in a variety of styles and to take briefings from colleagues to develop compelling pieces with them. You will also have the digital skills to publish, share and promote our content effectively online and build a positive reputation for CGA.
You’ll assist with planning and delivering a range of internal and external events. You will also support the Communications Manager, when necessary, on reputation management and crisis communications tasks.
For starters you will be working for a great organisation that truly cares about our special team of people. As well as a competitive salary and generous holiday entitlement, we offer impressive office facilities based on the docks in Preston. We also provide a range of benefits for a rewarding career including a health cash plan, pension scheme, child care vouchers and cycle to work scheme.
Community Gateway Association is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, we promote equality and challenge discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. All applicants who meet the minimum criteria and who have a disability will be interviewed.
If this opportunity to join one of our high performing teams sounds like the perfect role for you, we want to know all about you. Follow the ‘apply here’ link and get to work on your application, tell us why we need you on our team.
Closing date for applications: Monday 28th May 2018 at midnight
Interviews and assessments scheduled to take place: 11th June 2018