Communications and PR Officer
Salary: Up to £32,000
Octavia believe that good homes make for better lives.
Inspired by our founder, the social reformer Octavia Hill, we are a not-for-profit organisation providing thousands of people with good-quality affordable homes, support, care and community services in London. We believe in the power of well-planned, well-managed housing to make a difference. We also believe in building happier lives and resilient communities by focusing on people as individuals, providing them with a range of services, and the opportunity to support themselves.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Communications and PR Officer to join us. The main purpose of this role is to support the Senior Communications and PR Advisor and the Assistant Director, Communications in all aspects of our Communications Strategy, including both internal and external communications. Within this role your main responsibilities will include writing well-researched copy for a variety of channels, including our resident newsletters, websites, staff intranet, stakeholder publications, marketing materials and press releases. You will work closely with colleagues across the organisation to research and write positive stories and media releases and work proactively with journalists to get them published and broadcast.
The successful candidate will have worked in a communications role previously, will be exceptionally organised and will have excellent copywriting skills. You will have experience of social media management and be a confident user of website and intranet software. You will also have first-rate IT skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word).
If you have a passion for Communications and PR and believe you could flourish being part of a busy, creative communications team, then this opportunity could be the one for you.
Location: Emily House
Hours: 35 per week
Closing Date: Midnight 23/ 09 2019
Interview Dates: Wednesday 02 October 2019.