Internal Communications Officer

Employer
The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Council
Location
Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
Salary
£36,618 - £44,598 per annum
Closing date
5 Dec 2021

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Sector
Corporate Services, Communications
Job role
Officer
Contract Type
Full time

About Us:

Contribute your communications expertise.

In the last 18 months, we have transformed Communications here at Kensington and Chelsea Council. We want you to join us and help us raise our game further, and help us become one of the best local government communications team in the country.

We need people who are focused on delivering better services to our residents, our partners, our businesses and our staff, and wants to help us consistently raise standards in everything we do.

The Role:

We are recruiting a talented Internal Communications and Campaigns Officer to join our team, to create and deliver engaging communications to keep internal audiences well informed. You will encourage and support our staff to share news and best practice across the organisation using a variety of different platforms. Your role will be to work with people leading change and organisational improvement, to make sure it is communicated effectively and in ever more creative ways. 

This role will create and manage dynamic campaigns for primarily internal audiences and will also work on external content to promote the work of the Council. This includes responsibility for an exciting portfolio area and a key focus on diversity and inclusion. You will demonstrate the role our staff play in making Kensington and Chelsea a great place in which to live, work and visit and you will be instrumental in helping us connect with our communities.

Please refer to the Job Description for more information. 

About You:

Excellent copy writing skills with the ability to create clear and compelling content for our staff, Lead Members and Councillors, you’ll have excellent attention to detail and a strong track record in developing communications which stand out and increase staff engagement.

Above all you’ll have the expertise and confidence to provide sound advice on communications issues and have strong digital skills including; SharePoint, photography, video, web, streaming and picture editing, with an interest in developing new technology for staff communications. In return you can expect to be supported by a strong team, united in a common purpose.

In return, you can look forward to a package that includes a competitive salary, a high-quality pension scheme and generous annual leave plus bank holidays.

Please apply online specifying in your personal statement how you meet the requirements for the role, as set out in the person specification and job description. CVs will not be considered for this application.

Additional information

We are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

We engage our staff with a variety of learning types including face-to-face and virtual learning because we want to ensure our staff understand our values and behaviours, grow their skills and develop their careers.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

We do not accept speculative CVs from any source.

Please note, we will primarily contact candidates by e-mail throughout the recruitment process, please monitor your email junk / spam folder as our system generated emails may be allocated to these folders by your email settings.

If you experience difficulties with the recruitment application process, please contact the recruitment team by email: recruitment@rbkc.gov.uk

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