Communications Officer- 24 months

Forward Role
Yorkshire and Humberside, England
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Communications Officer- 24 Months


A leading public sector organisation based in Leeds City Centre are looking for a Communications Officer to cover a 24 month secondment. This role is responsible for communications, marketing and stakeholder management.

This role will suit someone with experience in a multi-channel communications, stakeholder management and media management. The preferred candidate will suit someone with a background in the public sector.

Interested? If so, please contact Paddy Wells at Forward Role Recruitment on (07467)(943029) or ()

About the business:

A leading public sector organisation based in Leeds City Centre.

Role Requirements:

  • Establish effective media relations, communications and stakeholder management plans across the business project
  • Develop and maintain proactive relationships with key stakeholders and agencies
  • Support on corporate reputation issues
  • Proactively identify opportunities to promote business activities, reputation and projects
  • Advise colleagues on communications and stakeholder management issues
  • Provide briefing support to your colleagues
  • Deliver activity across the communications and engagement channels including: media relations, internal communications, events, stakeholder engagement)
  • Produce quality content for public facing channels
  • Record and responds to communications stakeholder enquires

Experience required:

  • Proven experience of working in the public sector is preferable
  • Experience of working in a multi-channel communications or stakeholder management role
  • Experience of working with the media is essential
  • Producing content across multiple channels tailored to target audiences
  • Knowledge of communications and stakeholders methods including social media
  • Able to establish relationships with stakeholders at various levels
  • Able to work flexibly, efficiently and under pressure
  • Experience of working in a political organisation is preferable
  • You must be able to commute to Leeds on a daily basis


£25,000 to £27,000 or £110 to £125pd

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