Communications Officer

Location
Camden, London (Greater)
Salary
£36,630 - £42,490 per annum
Posted
19 Sep 2019
Closes
03 Oct 2019
Ref
190000NM
Job role
Officer
Contract Type
Full time

We are looking for a talented communications professional to join our team at Camden. In this role, you will plan and deliver a variety of well-researched campaigns that are evidence based and which make good use of all available channels. Working as part of our Communications team, you will bring your creativity and energy to this wide ranging and busy role. You will have a good understanding about how to target different audiences and be confident working across channels to produce content for publications, social media, websites, video and events. You will write and deliver evidence-based communications plans, and you will use evaluation to measure success. You will be confident and capable of providing communications advice to colleagues across the council.

You will work as part of an integrated team, as well as independently on projects that profile the council’s top priorities, and which help us achieve the aims of our strategic vision, Camden 2025.

To succeed in this role, you will be a creative, motivated individual with a proven record delivering high-quality communications plans and materials. You will have first class writing skills and a significant understanding of audiences and channels, and evaluation. You will have experience of delivering targeted, evidence-based communications activity, and an understanding of the key issues affecting local government. You will have a degree level qualification or equivalent work experience.

About Camden

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

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Make it work for you. Make it your Camden. 

Discover and Diversity 

To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website 

How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions. 

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG. 

Closing dates for applications: 03 October 2019, 23:59

Interviews to be held: w/c 07 October 2019

Please quote reference: 190000NM

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