Job Title: Marketing & Communications Officer
Location: Based in Melton near Woodbridge, with travel to Lowestoft
Salary: £23,395 - £25,951 per annum
Job Type: Full Time, Initially Two Year Fixed Term Contract
Hours: 37 hours per week
This is an exciting time to join the Council's Communications Team.
After a decade of successful partnership working, the two Councils are set to combine to create a new 'super district' council for east Suffolk.
An essential part of this process will be making sure they get their message right and deliver it effectively to their many audiences, internally and externally.
With this in mind, they need a multi-talented Marketing and Communications Officer to help identify and implement marketing campaigns and promotional activities.
You will also contribute to the overall planning and development of internal and external communication activities, including media handling, as well as exploring opportunities for innovative communications through all available channels, utilising the creative use of new media channels, tools and techniques.
Educated to degree level (or equivalent), you should have a minimum of three years' experience in marketing, communications and/or public relations, with experience of effectively managing proactive and reactive communications through the news media, as well as digital/social media.
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate their ability to think creatively in developing and implementing marketing campaigns. You must be politically sensitive and have a proven ability to source news stories and write/organise press releases.
In return, they offer great opportunities for training and development. There's also flexible working options and purpose built brand new office accommodation, as well as a generous leave entitlement, discount scheme, pension scheme and free car parking.
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Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Marketing & Communications Officer, Public Relations Specialist, PR Officer, Marketing Campaigns Coordinator, Marketing Specialist, Communications Coordinator, Marketing Executive, Digital Marketer, Social Media Officer, Senior Marketing Executive may also be considered for this role.