Marketing and Communications Officer
We are looking for an enthusiastic and driven Marketing and Communications Officer to join our busy team as we launch our multi-million investment programme. The role is a full time, permanent position and in return you will receive a competitive salary of up to £31,071 per annum plus benefits. Braintree is an ambitious and dynamic Council and is becoming one of the fastest growing Districts in the East of England with three growing towns, London just 45 minutes away and the district located directly between the international transport centres of Stansted Airport and Harwich and Felixstowe International Ports. We have a deserved track record for delivering and a strong reputation within the business community. About our Marketing and Communications Officer role Based in Braintree, Essex, this is a new role which will deliver marketing and communications for investments into new healthcare facilities, housing developments, road improvements and business premises. This role presents an opportunity to take on an exciting, challenging and absolutely crucial position in our organisation at what couldn’t be a more important time in local government. The ideal candidate must be ambitious, enthusiastic, and enjoy a challenge. In return we will offer our Marketing and Communications Officer excellent benefits including; - Competitive pay and benefits - Flexible working - Free parking - Local government pension scheme - Learning and development for all staff - Staff discounts at local businesses - Staff recognition schemes - Extensive health and wellbeing programme including discounted gym membership We are looking for someone who can turn complex technical material into sharp, clear and compelling messages and be able to demonstrate the following: - Excellent commercial awareness - Experience of producing a range of engaging and informative marketing materials - Experience in brand development and positioning - Stakeholder management - Experience of managing campaigns - Project management skills - Experience in commissioning website design - Excellent writing ability - Ability to produce comprehensive communication plans - Experience of working with designers to give sound briefs that ensure cost effective and timely production of documents - Editorial experience and ability to create news and features - Firm grasp of grammar and attention to detail - Be highly organised and have the ability to multi-task a range of projects Our ideal Marketing and Communications Officer will have a wide breadth of communications experience and is likely to have been working in a commercial environment. If you consider that you are self-motivated, enthusiastic and flexible in your approach and would like the opportunity to work in this demanding and challenging role, we would love to hear from you. Closing date for receipt of applications: 9am Monday 19 November 2018 Interviews will take place: Thursday 6 December 2018 Braintree District Council is a great place to work. We pride ourselves on our creative, innovative and forward thinking approach that is led by our staff. We are committed to having an engaged workforce who understand our strategy and how they can help deliver it. If you feel you have the skills and experience to join our team as Marketing and Communications Officer then please click ‘Apply’ today!