Fixed Term, 12 months
Full Time, 37 hours per week
Up to £38,700 per annum
Closing Date: 18th July 2021
Essex County Council (ECC) is one of the largest and most dynamic local authorities in the UK. Its corporate Communications & Marketing team focuses on the delivery of high priority communications and marketing activities alongside a consultancy-based approach in support of the wider organisation's professional communications and marketing community.
We are looking for an experienced marketing communications professional to join our award-winning Campaigns team, who can demonstrate use of insight and analytics and is keen to play a part in developing ground-breaking strategic campaigns for Essex County Council.
The Campaign Advisor will be involved in managing multiple corporate campaigns with differing objectives - from resident information and engagement, to changing behaviours, reputation management and business growth. The role will support the Senior Campaign Advisors to implement the campaign strategy and requires an understanding of the environment facing a public sector organisation.
The role requires a strong communicator, able to work with internal and external stakeholders to engage and inspire residents, as well as provide mentoring and training across functions. Adaptable and adept at working in a fast-moving environment, the role requires understanding of the importance of insight at every stage of planning, creation, amplification, engagement and evaluation when determining how best to meet customer needs.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
· Educated to degree level or equivalent by experience, you will also have strong project management skills and process, with experience of multidisciplinary and cross-functional working.
· You will have demonstrable experience of campaigns marketing, ideally in a public sector environment, with proven experience in a Communications and Marketing advisory/consultancy role, and an understanding of the agile way of working.
· Experience of working in a political environment, with skills in understanding and responding to different perspectives and taking a cross organizational perspective is desirable.
To view our Organisational Behaviours information please visit this link: https://www.workingforessex.com/organisational-behaviours/
Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all its employees. More information can be found on the Working for Essex website.
*This position will initially, in line with current government guidance be based from home, with an expectation of being home based for the foreseeable future. However, if / when government guidelines change the role may then revert to being office based, whilst retaining some flexible working options.