Our local authority client based in Enfield. London are urgently seeking an experienced Press and New Media Officer.
Purpose of Role
1.To effectively manage the Council’s relationship with the media, undertaking proactive and reactive work to deliver agreed outcomes and supporting nominated spokespeople in working with the media and responding to social media enquiries and in the development and distribution of marketing materials with a primary focus on designated priority areas supporting the delivery of effective communications to support our response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2.To support the Press and New Media Manager, Marketing Manager and Head of Communications in improving the Council’s corporate communications, reputation and identity consistent with the Council’s communications strategy and corporate strategy
3.To develop the Council’s use and monitoring of new/social media to pro-actively promote the work of the Council and ensure effective communication and reputation management and provide support to the marketing team on issues relating to Covid-19 communications when required.
4.To ensure the Council’s reputation on a national and regional stage is enhanced and protected through the pro-active effective use of the local, regional, national and professional press
5.To manage and deliver responses to Member Enquiries and FOIs on infrastructure projects which impact on the reputation of the Council.
6.To support the wider work of the marketing team in preparing materials and delivering successful integrated campaigns with clear evaluation of outcomes, focused primarily on our Covid-19 response.
Please apply with your updated CV ensuring that any gaps in employment are explained.
At this point, may we take this opportunity to thank you for the interest you have shown in this role. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not always possible to respond to everyone. Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 7 days, your application for this vacancy will have been unsuccessful