We have a fantastic opportunity at West Suffolk Councils for an enthusiastic Marketing Officer to join our team based in Bury St Edmunds. You will join us on a part time, temporary maternity cover contract (working 22 hours per week for up to 12 months) and in return you will receive a competitive starting salary of £24,657 - £25,463 per annum (pro rata) depending on qualifications/experience plus excellent benefits package. The Marketing Officer role - Work closely with the Marketing & Sales Manager to devise a web and social media strategy that will develop and strengthen marketing and promotions for the Apex and other West Suffolk venues - Play a key role in marketing the services of West Suffolk’s Leisure and Cultural Services including The Apex, an award-winning concert hall in Bury St Edmunds, the Bury Festival, Moyse’s Hall Museum, West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village and Country Park, Abbey Gardens, Nowton Park and East Town Park - Support the identification of opportunities to increase sales from web and social media activities. - Support and deliver marketing and promotional strategies including identifying new audiences This role will involve working some evenings, weekends and public holidays. Our ideal Marketing Officer: - Highly organised - Able to work to tight timescales - Demonstrable experience in a variety of marketing media work - Able to communicate to a wide range of audience - Ideally be financially competent. What can we offer our Marketing Officer? In return we can offer you our benefits package which includes discounts on supermarkets and high street shops, cashback on holidays, childcare vouchers, and money off household bills, together with a competitive salary and pension scheme. We also have flexible working arrangements, learning and development opportunities and generous annual leave entitlement. Closing date: Monday 10th December 2018 Interview date: Thursday 20th December 2018 If this is an opportunity and challenge that you are interested in, why not click ‘apply’ today to become our Marketing Officer. We’d love to hear from you! Please note CV’s will not be accepted With effect from 1 April 2019 we will become a single council and will be known as West Suffolk Council.