Media Officer

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Maidstone
Salary
17.50 - 20.00 GBP Hourly
Posted
02 Jun 2021
Closes
24 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
Connect2Kent are recruiting for a Temporary Media Officer to join Kent County Council.

Purpose of job:

Plan, create and co-ordinate integrated marketing and communication activities and campaigns and produce high-impact content that communicates key messages and meets agreed services objectives, using metrics to demonstrate value, ROI and business impact. This role has a focus on responding to stories as they break and providing media expertise and briefing officers and members.

Experience required:

Working in a political and/or public service environment
Experience of working in a media environment
Dealing with journalists and commentators, placing content, reputational managementSkills and abilities required:

Excellent communications skills, both written and oral
Able to create compelling and newsworthy content in multiple formats, including both written and visual content
Able to edit, proof read and summarise copy, and explain complex policies and topics clearly
Fluent in using social media and other relevant digital platforms
Good research and evaluation skills
Able to research and evaluate sources of information
Able to build effective relationships with colleagues.
Good attention to detail and accuracyConnect2Staff/Connect2Kent, part of Commercial Services Trading/Kent Ltd, is an equal opportunities Employment Agency & Business and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates

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