Senior Campaign Officer
Senior Campaign Officer WCC13316
Salary Range: £33,759 - £37,413 per annum
Work Location: 64 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 6QP
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Permanent
DBS check: Basic
Closing date: 21 August 2019
Contact details for an informal discussion: Louise Fenner on firstname.lastname@example.org
At Westminster City Council, we believe in creating a ‘City for All’. Somewhere people are born into a supportive and safe environment. Somewhere they grow and learn throughout their lives. Somewhere they have access to high quality, affordable homes. And somewhere they can build fantastic careers in world-leading industries. This is our vision for the Westminster community. And this is your exciting chance to be part of it.
As our senior campaign officer, you’ll be supporting the delivery of our wide-ranging strategic communications. Your work will help share our vision for the city, enhance the reputation of our unique council and achieve our ambitious ‘City for All’ objectives.
Drawing on a network of stakeholders and cross-organisational partners, you’ll play a key role in our strategies and campaigns from the planning stage through to completion. These can range from behaviour-change initiatives, for example our ‘Don’t be Idle’ anti-pollution campaign to developing engagement plans for multiple audiences.
Informed by sophisticated customer insight, you’ll employ the use of qualitative and quantitative data and to hit specific campaign targets, and you’ll be expected to monitor and report on the effectiveness of campaigns and make recommendations to improve delivery.
Working across multiple projects at once, you’ll also be required to provide advice and guidance to colleagues for all communications outcomes and target audiences effectively. Finally, this role requires out of hours working to provide event support including advice on media handling.
Please note this is a politically restricted role – this should underpin all of your work.
You’ll be experienced in working on proactive multi-media campaigns and communication strategies using a variety of tools, techniques and channels with minimal supervision.
A passionate communicator, you’ll be well-versed in social media, including relevant bloggers, influencers, industry events and key issues. You’ll also have a sound knowledge of the issues facing local government and those relevant to our council in particular.
You’ll be educated to degree level or hold a communications qualification or equivalent by experience.
In terms of skills, we’re looking for IT literate candidates with excellent verbal and written communication and exceptional interpersonal skills.
What We Offer:
If you’re productive, ambitious, collaborative and enterprising, this is your chance to take real ownership of your work, right in the heart of Westminster, a true ‘City for All’ and a flagship council. This is a one-of-a kind place where different ideas and perspectives are welcome, and your work truly matters. We never stop aiming higher – join us, and help shape our city for years to come.