Communications Officer

  • Job Reference: 6756890
  • Date Posted: 12 October 2018
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
  • Location: South Warwickshire
  • Salary: £30,500 to £32,500
  • Sector: Communications & Marketing
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: Until March 2018
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Venn Group is currently recruiting for an experienced Communications Officer on behalf of a reputable Public Sector organisation based in Warwickshire.

This is a fixed term contract until the 31st of March 2019, offering an annual salary of £30,500 - £32,500 plus benefits, dependent on experience.

The successful candidate will have experience of delivering internal and external communications within a public sector organisation.

Duties will include:

  • Developing and delivering tactical communication strategies, initiatives and plans (internal and external) in line with change programme and project priorities
  • Using a wide range of communication channels to lead on specific areas of communications as identified by the Corporate Communications Team
  • Providing strategic advice and guidance to senior officers / managers in relation to major and critical organisational and change matters and corporate reputation risks
  • Developing and delivering advice and training to enhance the communication capability and capacity of the workforce
  • Developing  and implementing appropriate change programme strategies and guidance, ensuring the organisation comply with relevant legal requirements and national best practice
  • Managing service suppliers as required to include photographic services, creative concept and total marketing solution suppliers
  • Establishing and maintaining professional and positive working relationships with key stakeholders, including media organisations, partners and community based organisations to extend the reach of communications
  • Negotiating and consulting with both internal and external stakeholders to protect and manage risks to the reputation of the organisation.
  • Managing and enhancing the reputation of the organisation through local, national and international, specialist, social and digital media

To apply for this role or to find out about other Marketing & Communications jobs, please contact Celia Jarvis or Hannah Dunlop on the  Midlands Marketing & Communications Recruitment team on 0121 616 0660 or or

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.