Temporary Multimedia Officer – Social Media (re-opened)

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Temporary Multimedia Officer - Social Media (re-opened)
Contract / Temporary

Durham 1000057313580990

Posted: 5th July 2022 16:27
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  • Pay Rate:

    £12.42 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 4-5 months


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Temporary Multimedia Officer - Digital 

Job Ref: Durham 1000057313580990 

Office based and travel to locations to film video content. Fully remote working is not available

Reporting to the Digital Services Team Leader the Multimedia Officer - Digital will contribute to the council's social media strategy to support brand building by boosting visibility and engagement. This person will be responsible for content creation by developing a strategy, producing good social and video content, analysing usage data, filming, and managing projects and campaigns   

Key Responsibilities: 


  • Inform and deliver all marketing, PR, campaigns and materials and activity in line with the priorities and actions developed by the Team Leaders and Senior Multimedia Officers. 
  • Protect and enhance the council’s brand across all work areas in the wider team and organisation 
  • Produce the organisation’s external and internal publications including Durham County News and Buzz 
  • Support the development and implementation of the ‘Digital First’ approach across all the team’s functions and activity.  
  • Support emergency communications including operating and updating digital platforms in and out of normal working hours as required and at a variety of locations, as required. 
  • Support and coordinate digital media requests aligned to marketing and communications campaigns. 
  • Develop digital content to be used across all platforms. 
  • Support on the management and planning and delivery for press/media/reputation/emergency communications and provide advice and guidance to colleagues across the organisation.  
  • Develop and manage relationships with national and local press and media 

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

  • Degree or equivalent 
  • In-depth knowledge of social media and other digital platforms and how this can be used effectively to support business priorities 
  • Experience of managing digital projects/campaigns and delivering a strong outcome in communications terms 
  • Significant experience of social media communications across a range of platforms including live events 
  • Experience of evaluation methodologies 
  • Ability to operate under tight pressure timelines 
  • Able to produce high quality videos 


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  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. 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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Job Ref: Durham 1000057313580990
Temporary Multimedia Officer - Social Media (re-opened)
Client Category: Local Authority

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Temporary Multimedia Officer - Social Media (re-opened)
Client Category: Local Authority

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