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Communications Officer

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  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

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  • Salary:

    Up to £21.65 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jack Fellows

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Communications Officer required for a fantastic contract based in Hackney

The Role

  • To devise and implement fully integrated communications strategies and solutions to support service delivery, manage reputation, change behaviour and promote resident engagement.
  • To lead communications strategy and delivery for allocated service portfolios.
  • To manage the reputation of the Council through effective media relations, social media and stakeholder management. To develop, lead, implement and evaluate integrated communications and behaviour change campaigns, to promote Hackney Council's services, policies and objectives To answer media enquiries that come into the Council in a timely fashion and to effectively use the media to promote Hackney Council's services, policies and objectives
  • To uphold and promote the reputation of Hackney Council in traditional and digital media
  • To work with senior officers and councillors on public affairs and lobbying campaigns
  • To contribute to the communications teams' income generation targets
  • To contribute to all Hackney Council's main communications channels including Hackney Today, social digital media and the Council website
  • To support the delivery of consultations within designated portfolio areas
  • To provide advice to senior officers, members, colleagues and external partners on a range of communications issues
  • To act as the Council's lead liaison with stakeholders' communications teams

The Requirements

  • Experience of working in a communications environment at practitioner level
  • Experience of producing a wide range of communications materials for different audiences
  • Experience either of journalism, or of working directly with the media in a PR or communications role
  • Experience of community engagement
  • Experience of researching, planning, delivering and evaluating integrated communications campaigns

The Contract

  • Temp Contract 3 Months +
  • Based in Hackney
  • £21.65 per hour (Paid via Umbrella Company - Rate Uplifted to cover charges)

If interested please call Jack on 01772 428186 or email