Temporary Communications & Marketing Officer – PR

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Temporary Communications & Marketing Officer - PR
Contract / Temporary

Bournemouth 5208803

Posted: 22nd June 2022 09:16
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  • Pay Rate:

    £15.12 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 12 months

  • Bournemouth,

    BH2 6DY

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Communications & Marketing Officer - PR

Reference no: Bournemouth 5208803

Hybrid working – 4 days remote / 1 day in the office

On call and weekend working (2 weekends per month)

The post holder will work at events on a rota basis to support Air Festival and Christmas Tree Wonderland

To be responsible for the development and delivery of promotional and advertising activities for events. The post holder will enable the effective delivery of communications, reputation management and marketing function, devising and delivering all required aspects of issues management, media relations, social media, web content management, email marketing and digital content.

Key responsibilities:

Proactively devise communications and implement communications activities.

  • Undertake Duty News Office rota cover, acting as a first point of contact for and seeing through to resolution incoming media enquiries.
  • Draft press statements on behalf of the council leadership team for positive and negative issues.
  • Prepare creatively packaged, excellently written and carefully targeted communications.
  • Develop and deliver marketing activity for priority issues.
  • Prepare, structure, publish and manage web content as needed.
  • Specify and produce digital content as needed, including web and social media content and undertaking email marketing.


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:


  • Relevant degree BA (Hons) Public Relations/Communications/Journalism/ Marketing / Digital Communications / English (or equivalent experience).
  • Demonstrable experience of devising and delivering full marketing campaigns leading to behaviour change resulting in cost reduction or income generation.
  • Ability to prepare briefs for marketing / PR projects including branding projects and websites.
  • Skilled at dealing with the media within the agreed guidelines on a day to day basis with a wide range of issues.
  • Experience of using social media as part of both reputation management and proactive PR campaigns.
  • Confident using IT platforms relevant to the role, such as social media management systems, email marketing software, Canva (or equivalent), Powtoon (or equivalent), media management tools, imovie, digital asset management, and website CMS software including WordPress.


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Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Must hold a valid UK driving licence and have access to either their own vehicle or use other forms of transport to fulfil the role.
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


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Temporary Communications & Marketing Officer - PR
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