Communications Officer

Posted 1 November by REED Talent Solutions
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REED is a specialist provider of permanent, contract, temporary and outsourced recruitment solutions

We require a Senior Communications Officer to cover an existing workload within Blackburn and Darwen Council, based out of Blackburn (Flexible working with a blend of home working and office based).

This is an interim position for an initial 3-6 months with the potential to be extended, dependent on workload.

Role Purpose:

  • We are looking for a Senior Communications Officer to compliment a communications team within Blackburn with Darwen Council.
  • We are working on a number of exciting projects, whilst support our borough with the COVID pandemic.
  • You will work closely with the Head of Service and Communications Manager alongside the Internal Communications team to support in the delivery of the full internal communications programme.
  • You will link up with colleagues across the business to understand what is happening across the organisation in order to deliver important communications to residents, partners and staff.

Skills required to be successful in the role:

  • Someone with excellent writing and editing skills with a successful track record in producing content for a range of audiences and communication channels, using clear, concise and accurate plain English.
  • Ability to write in a variety of styles in line with organisational tone of voice and brand guidelines.
  • You will have a clear understanding of how to tailor communication materials to audiences' needs and preferences in order to convey messages most effectively.
  • Ideally you will have an appreciation of marketing communications approaches and techniques and how these relate to meeting the needs of the audience.

This role offers a competitive salary of £16.71 per hour PAYE (Umbrella rate £21.12) and you’ll be working via REED who offer great benefits such as discounts, cashback offers and more as well as weekly pay.

Any offers would be subject to Reed Screening and right to work checks.

Please apply now and join us in loving Mondays!

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