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Communications Officer

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Sector
Job Type Temporary
Salary £7.83 - £12.04 per hour
Published 7 months ago
Start Date November 2018
Contact Coleen Lavery
Job Ref COSMG3010_1540903843

Job Description

Grafton Recruitment is working in partnership with the Northern Ireland Civil Service to recruit for a temporary communications officer to start ASAP until initially up to the end of March 2019 with possibility of being extended until September 2019.

Pay rate: 0-12 week's £7.83p/h

13+ week's £12.04p/h

Location: Belfast City Centre

Hours: 37 hours per week

Essential Criteria

3rd Level qualification and 2 years experience within the last 5 years in a communications related environment

OR

3 years experience within the last 5 years in a communications related environment

Experience of working within a busy press office and supporting spokespeople

Experience in building effective relationships iwth various stakeholders to include media

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Good working knowledge of IT, online and social media platforms

Duties

  • Support the development and implementation of the Corporate Communications Strategy
  • Co-ordinate communications and engagement activity
  • Manage the full range of media activity
  • Co-ordinating the engagement programme with stakeholders

Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Access NI Disclosure check at a cost of £26/£33. A person's criminal record will not, in itself, debar that person from being appointed to this post. Any information given will be treated in the strictest confidence.

To be shortlisted for this role all applicants MUST meet the essential criteria. If you are interested please upload your CV to the link provided, Coleen Lavery will be in touch to confirm if you have been shortlisted.

**PLEASE NOTE THIS ROLE MAY BE FILLED VERY QUICKLY BUT WE WILL KEEP YOUR DETAILS ON FILE FOR ANY FUTURE ROLES THAT COME THROUGH THAT YOU MAY BE INTERESTED IN**

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