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Date Added: Fri 16/09/2022

Senior Communications & Marketing Executives

Walsall, UK
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Company: WALSALL COUNCIL

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £27,514 - £31,895 per annum

Job Title: Senior Communications & Marketing Executives (Marketing and Brand)

Location: Walsall

Salary: £27,514 - £31,895 per annum

Job Type: Permanent/Full-time

There are two positions available:1 x Permanent post,1 x Fixed Term contract (1 year)

Closing date for applications: Friday 7th October 2022

Tens of millions of pounds have been secured to transform Walsall and we are transforming our communications and marketing team to tell the story of our people, our place and our Council.

We have big ambitions to build on our proud industrial heritage and build a borough fit for the future.

We need story tellers who will work closely with the local, regional and national media and create compelling marketing and social media content.

We are looking for two creative candidates who are full of ideas and have a passion for communications.

One of the successful candidates will work on our Press and Social Media Desk. The other will promote our highly successful Holiday and Activity Food programme for children and young people aged from 5 to 15.

The candidates:

We're looking for experienced communication professionals with excellent writing skills. We need candidates with a flair for social media and content creation.

Creative thinking will be at the heart of these roles, originating ideas to tell the Council's story. You will be creating content for the media, social media, marketing campaigns, for the Council's website and for staff engagement.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Planning and delivering campaigns and communications on behalf of the council and our services
  • Creating multimedia content to communicate key messages raising awareness of Walsall and of Walsall Council
  • Handling media enquiries effectively in a busy, newsroom-type environment
  • The development and delivery of media and social media campaigns
  • Planning and delivering PR and marketing events

We advertise vacancies because we want the best talent available. If that's you, we're waiting for your application.

This post is covered by the Government's Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers. The post holder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English

This position is designated as a politically restricted (sensitive) post.

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Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Communications and Engagement Officer, Communications Manager, Press and PR Officer, Marketing Officer, Marketing Communications Officer, Public Relations Officer, Media Strategies, Communications Controller, Marketing Manager, Communications Coordinator, Marketing Communications Coordinator, Marketing Officer, Media Relations Manager, SEO, PR Development, Fire & Rescue Service Communications, Digital Communications may also be considered for this role.

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