Communications Officer (PR and Social Media) – Brentwood

Job Category: Technical & Professional
Reference BRComms
Directorate Communications
Service PR and Social Media
Contract Type Temporary
Duration 12 Weeks - with the potential to extend
Job Type Full-time
Start Date ASAP
Hours per week 37
Rate From £12.54 to £13.23 per hour


This a great opportunity for a communications officer experienced in PR, Content Creation and Social Media to work for a fantastic local authority. You will work with the Communications Manager to maintain, enhance and expand the reputation of the Council and promote engagement and positive communications internally and externally.

  • Create press releases and social media schedules as required for services and reporting back on social media reach and interaction.
  • Develop the appropriate ‘voice’ and branding across the organisation’s core social media channels.
  • Ensure the effective use and management of the Council’s core social media channels – working with services to develop innovative ways of supporting the authority’s key messages and Corporate Strategy.
  • Increase positive interactions with the Council’s core social media channels through stakeholders and community groups.
  • Monitor the core corporate social media accounts and work with services to develop suitable responses to any enquiries received through social media.
  • Experience of producing content across multiple platforms
  • Experience of producing Press Releases and building relationships with relevant media partners
  • Previous experience of running social media accounts across multiple audiences and stakeholders.
  • Substantial experience of social media production and maintenance.
  • A good understanding of media and content generation.

12-week contract: possibility of extension

Full Job Description available on request.

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