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Communications Officer

  • Full Time
  • Leicester
  • Salary: £17 - £20/hr

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Midlands based job agency

Ace Appointments Midlands Ltd are looking for an experienced Communications Officer for our client, Leicestershire County Council.


Job Purpose:

To plan, develop, implement and evaluate communications to deliver agreed outcomes for the council’s external and internal communications work in line with annual work program agreed by Corporate Management Team. To manage and promote the Leicestershire brand, including the provision of communications and marketing advice. To co-ordinate the delivery of external and internal communications campaigns working with the Communications Officers.


Pay rate:

£17.00 – £20.00/hr depending on experience


Full time, standard office hours, 9am – 5pm






County Hall, Glenfield, LE3


Key Responsibilities:

  • Be an integral part of the corporate communications and digital service
  • Promote a focus on quality and performance
  • Contribute to developing and delivering the corporate communications strategy
  • Promote the council’s values and principles when working with stakeholders and partners
  • Ensure as far as possible a consistent application of the council’s policies and procedures across all departments
  • Contribute to the equality and diversity agenda
  • Ensure adherence to relevant health and safety procedures


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent or equivalent level of relevant experience
  • Designing, delivering and evaluating communications campaigns
  • Creative and production processes
  • Event planning, development and delivery
  • Market research
  • Experience of successfully delivering communications within a large organisation
  • Experience of working under pressure and balancing competing demands
  • Experience of developing strategy and implementation plans
  • Experience of supervising staff

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