Digital Communications Officer

£18.00 - £20.00 per hour
22 Feb 2021
22 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

Digital Communications Officer to start ASAP for five months will pay up to £20.17 per hour or £22.66 per hour Umbrella - All on boarding can be done remotely

Devise and implement targeted digital content for the London Assembly and its Committees to maximise the impact of the Assembly's work. Act as the lead for the Communications team on digital communications.

Main duties

  • To be the lead within the team on all digital content output, feeding in the digital perspective to public affairs and media work, taking the initiative on digital content generation and keeping digital content front and centre of the team's outputs.
  • Develop and implement communications plans to maximise the impact of the work of the London Assembly and its Committees, including websites, visual channels and emerging technologies, taking full advantage of the opportunities offered by digital engagement.
  • Develop innovative and effective Digital Communications across the full communications mix - media, public affairs, campaigns and marketing - ensuring they are all on brand and working together coherently. Take a rigorous approach to communications planning and management, ensuring that objectives are clearly defined, ensuring that all campaign assets are appropriate for the audiences that we are trying to reach.
  • Through mapping and analysis and stakeholder mapping on social media, ensure that all communications strategies shape and influence debate, are appropriate for the audiences that the Assembly is trying to reach and that the focus is always on the impact the Assembly is trying to achieve.
  • To lead on the methodologies for, and delivery of, all media monitoring and social media monitoring Key Performance Indicators contained within the Assembly Secretariat's business plan and strategic communications plan.
  • To be responsible for delivering basic graphic design work for the team, including, for example, in relation to the London Assembly's Annual Report and other publications. To be responsible for the project management of any externally provided design and print work.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the below: -

  • Experience of writing engaging content for wide ranging audiences using multi channels
  • Experience of measuring and recording the impacts of external communications strategies.
  • Experience of delivering a broad range of digital communications strategies, initiatives and techniques to achieve the desired impact.
  • Proactive and creative approach and able to suggest ideas
  • Experience and understanding of how organisations increase their influence on the policy issues that matter to them.
  • Knowledge and understanding of London and the issues facing a major world city.
  • Evidence of the ability to write concisely and fluently and be capable of basic graphic design
  • Experience of communication with stakeholders using a wide range of platforms including twitter
  • Understands the differing needs of stakeholders and adapts own service accordingly
  • Seeks and uses feedback from a variety of sources to improve the GLA's service to Londoners
  • Prioritises work in line with key team or project deliverables
  • Makes contingency plans to account for changing work priorities, deadlines, and milestones
  • Identifies and consults with sponsors or stakeholders in planning work
  • Pays close attention to detail, ensuring team's work is delivered to a high standard
  • Some knowledge of basic graphic design and how to present information in an informative and engaging way
  • Experienced in creating a wide range of digital communications including social media
  • Ideally you will have 3-5 years' experience in digital communications

If this role is of interest, please do apply ASAP with an up to date word version of your CV highlighting all your relevant experience

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