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Communications Officer

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Posted: 04/06/2019
Reference: 764829
Job Type: Contract
Location: England (map)
Salary: £17.65 - £17.65
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Job description

Communications Officer

We are seeking a good all-round comms officer who can hit the ground running. We chiefly need support with our internal communications, including sensitive messaging for colleagues. Any experience of change management is welcome.

Main activities

  • Develop and co-ordinate communication, engagement and marketing strategies and policies.
  • Manage the approach to communications and be a key lead in a particular area or service, ensuring that information is disseminated effectively and that staff access to information is increased.
  • Manage and develop the way in which internal and external customers access information through the intranet, Dorset for You website and other electronic means.

Essential criteria

  • Creativity and innovation are essential to the role and need to be exercised within general guidelines.
  • Deal with situations where the content and outcome are not straightforward or well established, with some authority in the provision of the service.
  • Work with programmes and agreed objectives but with discretion to adapt/amend alternatives when making decisions.
  • Proven ability to use ICT.
  • Detailed knowledge of best practice in marketing in information services.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of external website/intranet usability criteria.


  • 17.65 per hour
  • Dorset
  • Temporary contract

Please apply as soon as possible or call Olivia on 0117 917 4560 as soon as possible

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