Senior Communications Officer

360 Resourcing Solutions – Posting Panda
08 Dec 2018
29 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Peabody has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Communications Officer to join our team in London. The successful applicant will join us on a full time permanent basis and will receive a competitive salary of £37,500 per annum.

The Senior Communications Officer role:

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced communicator to join our Thamesmead team and be part of shaping London's new town. You will be responsible for maintaining our Thamesmead website, creating compelling content that engages residents in Thamesmead and drafting our regular newsletter. Ideally, you will also have experience in developing communications to support major regeneration programmes. Based in Thamesmead you will lead on all day to day communications activity and will be able to juggle competing priorities, ensuring that residents are at the heart of all our communications.

Key responsibilities of our Senior Communication Officer:

- Develop and deliver integrated communications plans for Thamesmead to engage residents and stakeholders in our activities
- Manage all content on the Thamesmead website and social media channels, ensuring that a planned programme of content is in place and that information is relevant, engaging and consistent
- Have a good understanding of the stakeholder landscape in Thamesmead, providing the interface between our internal clients and the communications team, managing key relationships on a day to day basis
- Create communications collateral that supports the delivery of projects across development, regeneration, communities, housing and culture in Thamesmead
- Project manage the implementation of communications projects for Thamesmead, from inception to completion, such as drafting resident communications, newsletters, developing web content, commissioning leaflets, posters and advertising
- Identify and develop stories for use in local media activity, and support the work of the Corporate Affairs team

Knowledge/experience/skills required by the Senior Communications Officer:


- Excellent writing skills, and ability to adapt style for different channels/audiences
- Ability to work to a brief
- Excellent organisational and time management skills
- Initiate work and recommend best ways to communicate key messages to key audiences
- Ability to work on several initiatives at once, and flexibility to work to set deadlines
- High level of tact and diplomacy in the handling of sensitive issues
- Excellent IT skills and computer literacy

Degree level education
- Experience of working in a corporate communications team or agency to deliver multi-disciplinary communications plans
- Experience of working in a digital communications team for a large and complex organisation
- Experience of providing communications support to deliver regeneration programmes

Closing Date: 21st December 2018 – 5pm

If you feel you have the skills and experience needed to become our Senior Communications Officer please click ‘Apply’ now to be directed to our careers page and complete your application. Please monitor your emails also during this time.

Peabody is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


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