Communications Officer – 6335111802043

  • Per Hour
    £14
  • Location
    Darlington
  • Basis
    Contract

Communications Officer – £14.86ph umbrella – Darlington – 3 Month Contract Initially

Our client is a large public sector organisation who requires a Communications Officer to support the Communications Team in developing and providing effective marketing and communications material, including published and electronic media.

Responsibilities:

* To provide a media relations service – dealing with media enquiries, writing news releases, organising media briefings and photo-calls.
* To support the Communications Team in maintaining corporate social media channels.
* To be an initial point of contact for public enquiries received via social media, responding and forwarding as appropriate.
* To be an initial point of contact for media enquiries on corporate matters.
* To provide media, social media and public relations support and advice to service departments.
* To work with service departments through an account management role to establish effective working relationships, put in place clear communications channels promote good practice, support media relations, and support internal communications.
* To anticipate sensitive or potentially damaging issues and manage their communication through a variety of media.
* To undertake communications audits and surveys to assess the effectiveness of communication techniques.

Requirements:

* Experience of dealing with media enquiries and compiling press releases.
* Experience of publishing content onto websites.
* Experience of using social media in a business environment, knowledge of social media tools and an understanding of their benefits and limitations.
* Experience of interpreting complex legislation and converting it into a format so that it can be understood by a variety of audiences.
* Experience of using social media in a business environment, knowledge of social media tools and an understanding of their benefits and limitations.

strgroup is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Accept

We use cookies to improve your experience on our site find out more