Communications Officer - Campaigns and Engagement

Kingston upon Thames
£31000 - £36000 per annum
03 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Full Time
Contract Type
A well-established not-for-profit organisation in the public sector is seeking a talented individual team to join their team as Communications Officer in the heart of Kingston upon Thames.


Being in this role as Communications Officer - Campaigns and Engagement your key responsibilities will include:

* Support the development and delivery of communication campaigns and other engagement activities that support the key council priorities.

* Support the delivery of external and internal consultations including questionnaires, staff surveys and consultation events

* Undertake analysis of consultation portals including liaison with third party software suppliers

* Champion best practice consultation across the organisation, working with teams to develop effective consultation and engagement practices.

* Manage and develop the distribution of publicity materials to selected target audiences by use of external marketing and agencies

* Develop innovative, targeted content using audience behavioural insights

* Drive all campaigns towards achieving the targets for outcomes as set out in campaign plans and the annual communications plan

* Contribute as directed to the organisations key publications and mailing lists, inclusive of online publications such as Neighbourhood Matters and internal publications.

* Support events designed to promote key organisational activities such as conferences, community meetings and press events

* Attend various meetings both internally and externally as directed and contribute to building excellent relationships for the communications team and the council.

* Update and write content for the news pages, general information pages and banners on the organisations website and intranet

* update the communications forward plan of and develop, monitor, implement and measure communications plans to support the communications and engagement projects and campaigns.

* Manage and maintain the organisations communications stakeholder database and coordinate its use by services across the organisation

* Promote the organisations story to explain its policies to residents, businesses, visitors, tourists and other target groups.


The Communications Officer- Campaigns and Engagement role will need the following:

* Educated to degree level or equivalent - essential.
* Related professional qualification - desirable eg CIPR, CIM.
* Experience working in corporate communications environment, private or public sector, including experience of developing and delivering multi channel strategic campaigns
* A good understanding of behaviour change theory and the role of evaluation in informing campaign design and performance
* Understanding of the working of local government
* Experience of producing internal and external publications - essential

Job Offer

This is a fantastic role for a person looking for a new challenges or next step up in their career.

Salary is offering anything between £31,000 - £36,000 for the Communications Officer - Campaigns and Engagement based in Kingston Upon Thames.

My client are also offering a generous pension plus flexible working!

If you feel this is for you - Apply today!