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Communications Officer

Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:£25,485 

Appointment Type:Fixed Term 

Location:County Hall, Glenfield, England, LE3 8RA 

Reference:CR1112 

Closing date:18 April 2021 at midnight 


Contract Type: Fixed Term (12 months) 
   
The word 'unprecedented' has been used a lot since this time last year. But this really is an unprecedented time in local government communications. It's a fast-paced environment, exciting, challenging and rewarding all at the same time. We’re looking for a communications professional to join our team - someone who is up for the challenge, and can plan, deliver and evaluate communications campaigns that keep our residents, visitors and employees informed, manage the council’s reputation, encourage behaviour change and generate income. You'll also need an eye for a good story and a grasp of print, broadcast, digital and social media.     

   
You are:
- an experienced communications professional with an excellent grasp of digital and social media
- a team player, supported by a great team
- able to produce content for a wide range of channels
- customer focused. Our key audiences are staff and residents.
- able to build strong relationships with our internal clients and partners
- creative – you’ll work with our graphic designers to produce print, digital, social and video content.
- someone who puts the council’s reputation first.
   
We offer:
 Competitive salary, excellent annual leave package and pension scheme. A Communications Officer salary starts at £25,485, rising to £27,666 at the current rate.
 Work life balance. We expect our people to be flexible, but we want you to achieve a good work life balance – working, when, where and how you need to.
 A supportive working environment. A great team, pulling together whether working remotely or in the office. A place to work where employee health and wellbeing is a high priority.
 A working environment where you can be yourself. Our people drive our success, and we value their individuality.
      
If you’re keen to find out more, please read the job description and person specification. Interviews will be held Friday 23 and Monday 26 April via Microsoft Teams. 
       
For informal enquires please contact Liz Biswas on Tel: 0116 305 6274 or email: comms@leics.gov.uk
      
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT+) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
    
If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk
 


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