Communications Officer (PR, Publications) BLUC45559

Recruiter
Blue Octopus
Location
Birmingham
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
16 Feb 2017
Closes
16 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Communications Officer (PR, Publications) BLUC45559
Full time, 35 hours per week
Up to £30,000 per annum
Birmingham

Our Client is one of the UK's leading providers of housing and care services for older people. They are committed to promoting independence and choice, and they are looking for someone to help them share positive stories about the difference they make to their customers’ lives with a range of audiences, and to keep their staff and residents up to date with their latest news.

They have a vacancy for a Communications Officer, whose role will be to engage with a wide range of colleagues and stakeholders to generate positive and informative stories to share across a range of internal and external channels.

Reporting to the PR and Communications Manager, you will work with colleagues including senior managers to develop and deliver promotional materials including press releases, statements, case studies, social media content and award submissions. You will also produce content for newsletters and other staff and resident publications and campaigns.

What is our Client looking for in the ideal candidate?

• Degree and / or relevant qualification
• Experience of working with PR strategies and using events, social media, printed materials and other forms of communication to promote an organisation’s messages and activities
• Experience of media handling
• Experience in preparing materials for a range of purposes and audiences
• Excellent copywriting skills and the ability to position stories for target audiences
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Ability to manage workloads and prioritise tasks

If you feel you have what it takes they would love to hear from you.

Closing Date: 26th February 2017

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.