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Communications & Engagement OfficerRef: DON/18/00536

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council, CORPORATE RESOURCES
Based at: Civic Office
Salary details: Grade 9 £15,713 - £17,624 (Actual salary) 
Job details: 18.5 Hours, Part Time, Permanent
Closing date: 03 September 2018
Interview date:
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We are passionate about our place and we firmly believe we have one of the strongest propositions in the country. Building on the strengths of being the UK’s best connected location, Doncaster is transforming the way it looks and feels. Anyone joining our council can look forward to working for a confident, ambitious organisation with big plans to develop further and deliver for our residents, workforce and visitors.

Doncaster Council is looking for a talented Communications and Engagement Officer to join a small team that will work on all communications for the People (Adults and Children) Directorate on a part-time basis.

With a primary focus on how we support adults and young people, you will be responsible for showcasing how we are changing social care and education and learning opportunities, for example, with some exciting developments ahead such as the new Advanced Engineering and Digital Design University Technical College (UTC), Your Life Doncaster supporting independent living.

You will be required to work across all communications disciplines including marketing, PR, advertising, digital communications, web and social media and must be a versatile team player.

You must be self-motivated and have the ability to drive creativity and innovation  as well as adapting to changing priorities in a  deadline driven environment. The chosen candidate should also have the skills to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences including internal and external stakeholders, partners and senior colleagues. You must be able to handle more than one project at at time.

A track record of delivering complex and varied integrated communications campaigns and projects is essential alongside experience of advising senior management/members on key or crisis communications matters.

Further details about the responsibilities and requirements of the role are contained in the job profile and role summary.

In return for your hard work and dedication, we can offer you the chance to be part of a great team dedicated to ensuring that all people in Doncaster thrive. You will also have access to a variety of attractive employee benefits including competitive leave entitlement, local government pension scheme and access to a range of staff discount and flexible benefits schemes. Visit our Working in Doncaster page to find out more.

Shortlisting will take place week commencing 3 September and it is anticipated that interviews/assessments will be held w/c 17 September 2018.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 3 September 2018. 

If you would like an informatl chat, please contact Rachel Carney on 01302 862156 or email rachel.carney@doncaster.gov.uk

Doncaster Council is committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community where we strive to improve the quality of life for all. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff to share these commitments.

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