Communications Officer

One Walsall provides infrastructure and support for the borough’s voluntary and community sector organisations, and brokerage for people seeking volunteering roles. We are an independent charity providing support to help local voluntary and community organisations develop and sustain their activities and engage residents in voluntary action. We are a small, energetic team committed to our aim of supporting a strong voluntary and community sector and inspiring local social action.
The Communications officer is responsible for leading our communications strategy and implementing effective campaigns to promote the impact and benefits of voluntary and community activity in Walsall. The role includes producing content for our social media channels and website, writing our regular e-newsletter and working on specific communications projects and events with colleagues and partners.

The post is the point of contact for communications advice within the organisation, supporting other members of the team to deliver effective messages and campaigns. Key attributes we are seeking from candidates include:

·     Experience of working in marketing and PR roles, and an understanding of key marketing and communications principles.
·     Experience of using social media for promotion and marketing purposes, and a high degree of digital literacy and technical knowledge to develop our online presence
·     Experience of successful partnership working and the interpersonal skills to influence partners and stakeholders including local public bodies.
·     Creative flair and the ability to work under own initiative to achieve results

 

Salary: £25,000 pro-rata
Location: Walsall
Job Type: 23 hours per week

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How to apply: For further details, please visit their website.

Closing Date: 8th July 2018
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