Media and Communications Officer

  • Job Reference: 6951300
  • Date Posted: 13 March 2020
  • Recruiter: Central & East
  • Location: Northamptonshire, England
  • Salary: £17.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Communications & Marketing
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Media and Communications Officer
Reference: 6951300

A position has arisen for a Media and Communications Officer to work for a local authority based in the Northamptonshire area. This is an interim position for a period of three months ongoing and you will be required to work 37 hours a week.

Your duties will include:

  • Working under general direction of the Deputy Comms and Marketing Manager to create innovative campaigns, communications and social media content
  • Contributing to the development of internal communications and preparing content for internal channels
  • Identifying positive activity in the Council and the best way to share it with the wider public, partners and the media using all the publicity tools available
  • Analysing, reviewing and reporting on communications activity to maximize results and report to the success of existing projects
  • Responding appropriately to media enquiries, preparing press releases and arranging interview opportunities
  • Creating dynamic written, graphic and video content that is suitable for various social media and other communications platforms

Essential requirements:

  • Ability to work well in a team and motivate others
  • Good understating of technology and its role in the Communications strategy
  • Experienced in working in communications, media relations and a PR environment