External Communications Specialist / PR / Public Relations / Media Strategy

Walsall, West Midlands
29,000 pa
11 Jun 2018
24 Jun 2018
Contract Type

External Communications Specialist / PR / Public Relations / Media Strategy / Marketing
Salary 29,000 pa
Walsall, West Midlands

Permanent: Full-time
Hours per week: 37

Closing Date: 24th June 2018                    
Assessment and Interview Date: 13th July 2018

Early applications are encouraged as often we experience a high volume of interest for posts. We will review applications on a daily basis and once we have received sufficient applications we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date.

Are you ready for a new challenge? Do you want to work for a progressive and customer focused organisation? If so, we are interested in hearing from you.

whg is one of the largest and most successful providers of high quality housing across the Midlands. Owning and managing around 21,000 properties across Walsall and surrounding areas, whg provides affordable, good quality homes and community-based services.

The housing world is changing almost every day and we face some of the most diverse challenges of any business. This is why it is so important to make sure we communicate and engage effectively with our customers and key stakeholders so they know about the role whg plays in providing quality homes in great neighbourhoods. With that in mind, we are looking for a dynamic and creative External Communication Specialist who can join our busy and innovative communications team.  

This is an exciting role where you would be responsible for a range of external communications duties, including developing and implementing the whg PR and media strategy. Our strategy utilises a range of channels, and by doing this it helps to support and build the reputation and profile of whg.

You’ll have recent and relevant recent experience of working in external communications/PR, and you will be able to demonstrate your ability to deliver award-winning results.

In return we ensure our colleagues receive a competitive salary and a great benefits package including 27 days annual leave, and choice of pension schemes, a health cash plan, and child care vouchers.

whg is committed to safer recruitment and to the protection and safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults and will conduct appropriate background checks where necessary.