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Senior Communications Officer

London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£35,000 - £44,000 per year
Contract or temporary (Initial 12-month FTC)
Job description

Job Overview:

The Talent Set is thrilled to be working with a leading organisation as they search for a Senior Communications Officer, to support their team for an initial 12-month fixed-term contract.

In this role, you'll spearhead media advocacy efforts and craft communication strategies aimed at driving positive change. Utilising social media platforms, you'll engage with stakeholders and amplify impactful narratives. You'll also collaborate with our public involvement team to amplify stories. Your contributions will directly contribute to initiatives aimed at enhancing the well-being of our target audience globally.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and execute innovative communication campaigns in collaboration with marketing, policy, and public affairs teams, focusing on key priorities.
  • Foster strong media relationships and oversee our press office to promote coverage of our initiatives and relevant issues.
  • Drive proactive external communications, producing compelling content for various audiences, such as statements, press releases, and blogs.
  • Develop engaging content for social media and websites, including multimedia elements like videos, podcasts, and webinars.
  • Cultivate partnerships with NHS entities and women's health organisations to leverage collaborative communication opportunities.
  • Manage core communication and media processes, including planning tools, activity logs, and evaluation reports.

Person Specification:

  • Proven track record in developing and executing creative integrated communication campaigns.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a press office and cultivate relationships with journalists.
  • Deep understanding of digital engagement strategies and platforms.
  • Exceptional writing skills and experience in crafting compelling content.
  • Confidence in building partnerships and advising senior leadership.
  • Previous experience in managing media issues.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently under deadlines.
  • Passionate individual sought to leverage creative communication for health impact.
  • Experience in developing and executing integrated communication campaigns preferred.
  • Strong news sense and proficiency in digital engagement desired.
  • Excellent writing skills essential.
  • Ability to build partnerships and manage media issues crucial.
  • Ideal candidate will excel in these areas.

What’s on offer:

  • Fantastic salary of £37,000 to £40,000 for the ideal candidate.
  • 12-month contract with the potential for extension or a permanent role.
  • Flexible working with just one-day per-week in the organisation’s Central London office.
  • An opportunity to work with an established and renowned organisation.

To apply, please submit your CV demonstrating your suitability for this role.

Commitment to Diversity:
The Talent Set and our partner charity are committed to diverse and inclusive recruitment practices, ensuring equal opportunities for all applicants regardless of race, sexual orientation, disability, age, or gender. We actively encourage applications from a wide range of backgrounds and are always happy to make reasonable adjustments to ensure a fair recruitment process.

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The Talent Set View profile Company size Size: 1 - 5
Posted on: 19 April 2024
Closed date: 23 April 2024 at 23:59
Job ref: GL - 2000
Tags: Communications, PR, Policy/Research