PR & Communications Officer

Posted 9 April by Housing Solutions Group Featured

Job Description

Housing Solutions are currently looking for a PR & Communications Officer to join our team on a part time, permanent contract basis in Maidenhead. We are searching for a bright, creative and communication-savvy individual to support our PR & Marketing Team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the organisations website and associated microsites ensuring they are updated daily and the primary showcase for the organisation.
  • Monitor website usage and analytics seeking new ways to improve usage.
  • Maintain and build a social media presence through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. This includes ensuring timely responses to enquiries from customers.
  • Plan, write and edit news stories for use on the website and all social media channels to increase online presence across all departments and service areas of the organisation.
  • Liaise with website hosts, developers and designers, suggesting improvements that ensure the website remains up-to-date and easy to navigate.
  • Develop and co-ordinate the visual content of the website and social media, commissioning photography, video content and infographics.
  • Ensure that the company intranet is kept up to date and identify ways to improve staff usage and promote greater accessibility.
  • Create engaging and informative company literature and marketing documentation. This includes producing copy for customer newsletter, leaflets and annual reports.
  • Support the PR & Marketing Manager in general marketing duties, including handling press calls and generating positive press coverage.
  • To take on other duties commensurate with this post as directed/delegated by the PR & Marketing Manager.

Key Requirements

  • Experience in proof reading.
  • Experience and understanding of social media management.
  • Experience of managing written and visual content for websites and social media channels.
  • Experience working within a Communications team.
  • Experience of website CMS and content updating.
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Must be able to organise workload to ensure work is completed in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Ability to write clear and concise web and social media content.
  • Flexible approach to hours

The closing date for application forms is 18 April 2018. Interviews will be held on the 25 April 2018.

Reference: 34853815

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