Marketing & PR Officer

Executemps Recruitment Ltd
Durham, UK
20 Sep 2019
05 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Marketing & PR Officer (ongoing temporary role)

Start Date: ASAP
Review Date: 25th October
Hours: Full Time
Hourly Pay: £13.64 basic - £15.29 holiday inclusive rate

Ideally you will have relevant marketing/PR qualifications together with a minimum of two years relevant experience.

Vacancy Overview:
1. Assist with the implementation of the organisation's communications strategy and annual
communications calendar.

2. Responsibility for the delivery of the Organisations media activity, both proactive and reactive,
through collaboration with internal stakeholders and ensuring the Brigade uses media to
maximum effect, including support of public consultations, community engagement, and

3. Support the delivery of the Organisations communications activities, to ensure that our extensive
range of services is marketed towards appropriate audiences, and that our campaigns are
delivered appropriately.

4. Build and maintain relationships with the media and partners to support the Brigade in
communicating with stakeholders.

5. Drafting and circulating press releases following consultation with appropriate stakeholders.

6. To be responsible for media monitoring for the Brigade including liaising with external
agencies to undertake this work if required.

7. Contribute to internal communications e.g. writing content for staff newsletters.

8. Develop an understanding of the Organisations, communications portfolio to ensure that all media activities and internal newsletters support and enhance.

9. Support the Communications Manager to devise and manage an evaluation system for
media key metrics, provide regular reports and monitor standards of content, ensuring
accuracy, effectiveness and timeliness.

10. Develop, produce and maintain guidance notes to assist staff in producing content and using
media channels.

11. Develop a knowledge and understanding of legal issues around communications including
Copyright and Data Protection legislation, and through consultation with internal stakeholders,
ensure that the Organisations media activities are delivered within the legal framework.

12. Support the communications function by fulfilling communications requests, contributing to
campaigns and providing communications support as required.

1. Take reasonable care of own health and safety and co-operate with management, so far as is
necessary, to enable compliance with health and safety policies and legislative requirements.

2. Promote equality and diversity including implementing and communicating the organisation's
values and expectations.

Vision Statement
Our Vision for 2018-2022 is that we have built a sustainable future and:
Make a positive difference to the safety and quality of life of every local citizen; and the
places where they live and work
Deliver services by people who are professional, proud and passionate
Are nationally recognised as being high performing and innovative; and internationally
renowned for being able to reduce risk in business, industry and the home

Organisation Values
Protect putting safety first. Protect ourselves, the community, the organisation and the environment from all avoidable harm.

Respect respect ourselves; our colleagues; our community; our heritage; our property; our organisation and our environment.

Improvement through learning learning from our own and others experiences to continuously improve service delivery.

Demonstrate efficiency doing the right things well by maximising the use of resources, being financially prudent and achieving continuous improvement.

Engagement understand and engage our communities in order to provide the most appropriate range of services to significantly contribute to improving their quality of life.

Strategic Priorities
Safer, Stronger Communities
A Proud, Passionate, Professional and Inclusive Workforce

Efficient Use of Resources
1. Apply Best Value and continuous improvement principles into organisational functions and
2. activities.
3. Ensure that self and directly managed staffs continually develop to improve organisational
4. performance.
5. Attend external bodies, national committees or working groups as required.
6. Network with peers and central bodies to capture and learn from good practice.
7. Take part in Personal Development Reviews and complete Personal Development Records in
8. accordance with Brigade procedure
9. Maintain relevant skills and knowledge aligned to key responsibilities and National
10. Occupational Standards to determine continued maintenance of competence in role.

1. The person appointed to this post is required to wear the Organisations Corporate Wear uniform in line with the Organisations Dress and Appearance Policy

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