PR and Communications Officer

Places for People
£26,628 - £30,000 + benefits
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Places for People marketing and communications team is looking for a talented and passionate PR professional. This is an exciting opportunity which will give the right candidate the platform to use, challenge and grow their knowledge and skills. What your role will be As PR and Communications Officer you will play a pivotal role in managing the Group`s internal communications channels as well as coordinating external PR activity. Through your creativity and expertise, you will support the Group and subsidiaries to deliver engaging, timely and relevant communications to both internal and external audiences. You will also support the press office function. Your background You`re passionate and enthusiastic, with a proven track record of planning and delivering PR campaigns using a range of tactics. Due to the nature of the post, it is imperative that you have excellent writing skills, in particular the ability to understand complex issues and turn them into clear and engaging content. You will be comfortable advising and supporting internal stakeholders. Good planning and project management skills are essential, coupled with the ability to problem solve effectively. Experience of using CMS to update websites/intranets would be advantageous. What we offer you You`ll be working in a fast-paced in-house marketing and communications team for one of the largest property and leisure management, development and regeneration groups in the UK. This is an exciting time to join the Group, and the role will be key in helping to shape and deliver our internal communications and PR activity. This is a great opportunity to further develop your skills within a supportive and tight knit team; you`ll enjoy working within an environment that is friendly and fun. In addition we offer a competitive salary and benefits including flexi-time. About us We don`t just build houses, we create and manage places, and the places we create stand out. We offer housing for everyone, from affordable housing right through to outright commercial sales, and all designed to meet people`s needs and aspirations. We are not just about property, we provide a range of products and services that help make places work, from leisure services to financial products. What`s next? If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple five minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please call the recruitment team on [Phone number removed] Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment. If you are using a mobile device such as an iPad then ensure your CV is stored in the cloud, we currently support Google Drive and Dropbox.
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