Communications and Content Officer
Broxtowe Borough Council
Salary: £20,015 - £21,331
Closing date: 7 October 2019 (5.00pm)
From thinking on your feet when dealing with media enquiries and being confident and creative on social media, to improving our website to make it easier for residents to use and delivering targeted marketing campaigns, every day is different working in the Corporate Communications team at Broxtowe Borough Council.
We want to make a difference for our residents at a time when communications is changing rapidly and this new role will work with teams across the Council to produce engaging content across a range of channels, with a focus on digital.
You’ll need great verbal and written communication skills to meet a range of different audiences and the ability to manage a demanding workload.
We are also looking for someone who will always work to high standards and who wants the opportunity to grow and develop their own skills.
You should have appropriate marketing or communications qualifications e.g. degree, CIPR or CIM or relevant experience.
We’re looking for an individual who has experience in:
Writing content for a range of channels including press releases, publications e-newsletters and web content
Dealing with media enquiries
Utilising social media channels
Analysing website and social media statistics
Website content editing
Creating online forms
Producing graphics and videos
The ideal candidate would:
Be highly motivated, organised and able to work under pressure and meet expected deadlines
Creative and willing to bring new ideas to the team
Invested in their own learning and able to learn quickly
Have strong analytical and creative problem solving skills
Be a team player
Work on their own initiative
Be aware of new developments and technologies
Have excellent communication skills to build good customer relationships
Have previous Local Government Experience (desirable)
Be forward thinking, flexible and innovative
What you need to know:
If you’d like to have an informal chat about the role, please contact Sarah Yates on 0115 917 3825.
Our preferred method for applying for jobs is online at www.broxtowe.gov.uk. (please do not send CVs).
If this is not possible, application packs can be obtained by contacting The Recruitment Team, Human Resources Division on 0115 9173342/3372.
Please quote reference no: C112
Closing date for applications: Monday 7 October 2019 at 5.00pm
Interviews will take place on: W/C 14th October 2019
You’ll be asked to complete a test to show your communications skills before your formal interview starts.