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Communications and Engagement Officer

Greater London (Hybrid)
£39,000 - £42,000 per year
Contract (Contract role until March 2025)
Job description

The Talent Set is pleased to partner with a prestigious research institution to find a Communications and Engagement Officer for an exciting new UK initiative. This is a contract position available until March 2025.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Social Media Management: Oversee and create content for the initiative’s social media channels.
  • Newsletter and Email Campaigns: Write and distribute newsletters and email bulletins.
  • Online Content Creation: Develop and edit tailored online content, including blog posts, to support project goals and the overall Communications and Engagement Strategy.
  • Website Maintenance: Update and maintain the website, ensuring content is current, accessible, and engaging.
  • Brand Alignment: Collaborate with colleagues to ensure all content aligns with the brand.
  • Digital Engagement: Ensure digital engagement activities effectively contribute to the project’s success.
  • Metrics Monitoring: Track social media, website, and event metrics.
  • Reporting: Compile website and event metric data for monthly reports and programme evaluations, and report on the digital impact and engagement of project outputs.
  • Collaboration: Coordinate with partner organisations to align communications and branding.
  • Event Support: Assist in the delivery of webinars, workshops, events, and other engagement activities.
  • External Engagement: Coordinate participation in external speaking engagements, proactively identifying opportunities for conferences and other events.

Person Specification:

  • Strong editorial experience, including but not limited to copywriting, editing, and proofreading texts, ensuring adherence to house style and referencing standards.
  • Experience of developing, implementing and measuring the success of communications campaigns.
  • Experience of working with social media platforms to communicate written material, ideally academic reports or research outputs.
  • Experience of working with content management systems, writing newsletters and/or other marketing content.
  • Experience of working with third-party suppliers, such as creative agencies, freelancers and printing companies.
  • Experience with web and social media analytics and understanding of how to monitor social media, website and event metrics.
  • Events experience (supporting event logistics and delivery).
  • Experience with producing and/or managing the delivery of audiovisual products, such as short videos and animations.
  • Experience in science writing, copywriting or editorial.

What's on Offer:

  • Immediate Start: Contract role available until March 2025.
  • Competitive Salary: £39,000 - £42,000 per annum.
  • Flexible Working: Hybrid model with 4 days a month in the Central London office.

To be considered for this position please apply with your CV as soon as possible, regrettably please note we may not be able to reply to each and every application.

We are committed to diverse and inclusive recruitment practises that ensure equal opportunity for everyone, regardless of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and will happily make reasonable adjustments to always ensure a fair process.

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The Talent Set View profile Company size Size: 1 - 5
Posted on: 21 May 2024
Closed date: 20 June 2024 at 23:59
Job ref: 2048
Tags: Communications, PR, Marketing, Digital