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Communications Officer

Communications Officer

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  • Sector:

    Communications, MarComms & Digital, Marketing

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  • Salary:

    £32200.00 - £34300.00 per annum + Additional benefits

  • Contact:

    Leighton Davy

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Calling all Communications professionals!

An exciting opportunity has become available for Communications Officer to work for a professional body responsible for the specialty of anaesthesia throughout the United Kingdom. It sets standards in anaesthesia, critical care, pain management, and for the training of anaesthetists, physicians' assistants, and practising critical care physicians

As Communications Officer, you will be tasked to provide wide-ranging and proactive communications support to the College's Marketing and Communications Team.

Working in collaboration with teams across the College, you will deliver and maintain effective and timely written, print and digital communications targeting their membership and other stakeholders to promote the College, its work and the specialty of anaesthesia. You will be responsible for maintaining and enhancing the College's main social media channels.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Create consistently clear, accurate and compelling content for external and internal audiences

  • Deliver and evaluate content across a range of communications channels including web-based media platforms, the College intranet, website content management system and social media channels

  • Work with College teams to encourage adherence to the organisation's formal tone, both in terminology and personality

  • Manage the media training process and assist with assessing the suitability of Council members to act as spokespeople for the College

  • Manage sharing of College media coverage across all social platforms with Press Officer

  • Lead on the production, content and messaging for the monthly President's Newsletter and work with relevant College teams to ensure that all stories are timely and accurate

  • Manage the populating and maintaining of the College's main social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn)

  • Work proactively with Press Officer to ensure all College communications are aligned

Your experience will include:

  • Strong experience of content-managing social media channels and websites

  • Experience of writing engaging and high-quality print and digital content for internal and external audiences

  • Experience of working within a fast-paced communications environment

  • Experience of online newsletter and media database platforms, monitoring and evaluation tools

  • Demonstrable experience of engaging and interacting with people at all levels

  • Confident and competent writer with excellent communication skills, both written and oral

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products and in addition to Twitter, Facebook and Hootsuite

This is a great opportunity for someone that wants to work for a prestigious Royal College and gain broad experience working within a professional membership organisation

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV and a 400-500-word cover letter to highlight how your experience and skills are relevant to this role.

Closing dates for applications will be 16th of May and interview shortlists will be the following week.

We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential; please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help with making the application process work for you.