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Communications Officer

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  • Sector:

    Human Resources

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  • Salary:

    £13.45 - £14.12 per hour

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    4 Months

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  • Expiry date:


Our client is seeking a Communications Officer on an initial 4 month contract with the possibility of an extension.

Working Hours:

37 Hours per week

Monday - Friday

Pay Rate:

£13.45 p/h

Job Purpose:

To plan, deliver and advise about communications activity, with a focus on creative digital and social media that promote the priorities of CEC.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement cost-effective, creative, audience-specific communications plans and products, that promote the Council and that support the Council's business objectives, using a wide range of digital and traditional channels.

  • Commission cost-effective, creative, audience-specific communications products from a range of internal and external providers including media relations officers, online services team and Creative Design and Print Framework suppliers.

  • Set, monitor and evaluate SMART communications objectives for communications activity, including both output and outcome measures.

  • Contribute to a coordinated schedule of communications activity for the Council

  • Contribute to a comprehensive body of marketing and communications intelligence to inform and support delivery of the Council's communications objectives.

  • Build an influential network of internal and external contacts as an enabling resource to support delivery of the Council's communications objectives.

  • Advise, influence and challenge colleagues and service delivery partners at all levels on their communications objectives and requirements.

  • Maintain and contribute to the development of Council's corporate visual identity.

  • Maintain up-to-date skills and knowledge of communications tools and technology and use them to maximise effectiveness of communications activity.

The job holder may be required at any time to under take any work up to and/or at a level consistent with existing responsibilities. These tasks may be at any location in Cheshire East, to ensure the effective deployment of labour, materials, transport and equipment to meet daily service requirements.

Skills and Experience:

Using internal communications channels for employee engagement.

Good video filming, editing and photography skills

Specialist software skills - e.g e-mail newsletter, hootsuite etc


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