Communications Officer

Job Title: Communications Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Reference: SHA10745_1571757806
Contact Name: Recruitment Team
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 22, 2019 16:23

Job Description

Communications Officer, Bedford -

Are you a driven Communications Officer who is well accustomed to busy press office environments?

Do you enjoy making a real difference within your PR work, and getting the opportunity to write about some hard-hitting subjects?

Would you relish the opportunity to utilise your knowledge to provide trusted communications advice to senior leaders?

If you answered yes to all of the above, then keep reading!

We are working with an outstanding organisation who pride themselves on their community-centric services, to assist them in finding their next collaborative and confident Communications Officer. Within this lively role, you will get the opportunity to work within a supportive team and enjoy the buzz of an engaging and changeable working environment, where no two days will ever be the same!

So, what will you be doing?

  • Developing and implementing communications campaigns;
  • Keeping an eye on media outlets and providing reputation management where necessary;
  • Proactively looking out for relevant positive articles to promote;
  • Delivering compelling written pieces, both internally and externally;
  • Acting as an advisor during reactive press situations during unforeseen events.

As the ideal candidate, you will have…

  • At least 3 years' experience within communications, ideally within public services;
  • Experience of working within a bustling press environment, who can be flexible to changing surroundings;
  • Exceptional copywriting abilities.

This is an excellent and rare opportunity for an experienced communications professional to work within an established and trusted organisation who value, support and reward their employees. Due to their location, this position will be commutable from Cambridge, Bedford, Kempston, St Neots, Luton, Milton Keynes, Huntingdon, St Ives, Stevenage, Letchworth, Cambourne, Hitchin and Northampton,.

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