Senior Communications Officer

Location
Manchester
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
19 Mar 2019
Closes
16 Apr 2019
Ref
14001576/001
Function
Marketing
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Temporary

Based in Manchester city centre, this public sector organisation is going through a sustained period of growth. A progressive culture and brilliant office environment.

Description

Key responsibilities of the Senior Communications Officer:

  • Create, produce, proof, commission, distribute and publish compelling, engaging and creative content including press releases, statements, written materials, blogs, articles, social media content and video scripts
  • Coordinate the recruitment, development and management of case studies and people-focused stories
  • Identify opportunities to deliver creative and engaging content as part of wider marketing communications campaigns
  • Work with colleagues to devise and implement proactive communications strategies aligned to strategic outcomes
  • Provide professional and effective media relations services including organising and managing media events when required, responding to enquiries and providing appropriate responses including news releases as required

Profile

The ideal Senior Communications Officer:

  • Substantial experience of working in a multi-channel communications role
  • Substantial experience of working with the media
  • Experience of devising and delivering communications campaigns to support key organisational priorities
  • Knowledge of current communications methods and trends, including social media
  • Experience of producing high quality content across multiple channels with the evidenced ability to translate complex issues into appropriate formats for target audiences
  • Ability to start immediately (or at very short notice)

Job Offer

Strong Day Rate