Senior Comms Officer

Location
London
Salary
£41500 per annum + 27 days hol, pension
Posted
28 Sep 2016
Closes
26 Oct 2016
Ref
J14980
Contact
Emily Hale
Discipline
Marketing
Specialism
Communications & PR
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Seniority
Senior Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Senior Comms Officer

Based in Central London

9-12 month FTC

£41,500 + benefits

A leader in Education is searching for a Senior Communications Officer for 9-12 months. This is a broad and challenging role where the core responsibility will be delivering communications and public relations. This includes creating and maintaining internal and external communications including publications, multimedia and website communications, proactive assessment of public relations activities needed to maintain the leading position.

Experience / skills required:

*Experience of delivering internal and external communications preferably within an academic, legal or public sector environment

*Experience of delivering quantitative and qualitative reports, influencing external relations strategies.

*Experience of working proactively with national or trade media, maintaining contacts databases and circulating relevant new items and articles.

*Experience of designing web pages, writing and publishing content to online digital platforms including podcasts, videos - providing training and support where necessary

*Knowledge of and skill in composing and managing web content within a content management system and/or use of HTML

*Collaborative attitude to work and supporting others, demonstrating tact and diplomacy

Responsibilities:

To develop, implement and evaluate the communications strategies to support recruitment activities, in line with their strategic plans.

To manage the delivery of effective internal and external communications

To contribute to raising the profile of the company, both nationally and internationally.

Identify reputational issues, escalating where necessary and advising on solutions

Develop, implement and evaluate a web and digital communications plan, with the Digital Content Co-ordinator

PLEASE NOTE - deadline for applications is October 3rd