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Communications and Engagement Specialist

Communications and Engagement Specialist

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  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £32673 - £34587 per annum

  • Contact:

    Isobel Richards

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  • Contact phone:

    02921 673740

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Communications and Engagement Specialist

The opportunity
Yolk is working with a great organisation to find an individual who is looking to take the next step in their marketing career. 

This is a busy and exciting role, with great opportunities within. We are looking for someone who is motivated and driven, who is multi-skilled in a communications field.

You will also be required to take part in the on-call rota for out of hours media contact.  

What you will be doing as a Communications and Engagement Specialist:
The role will be split into two parts, news desk and campaigns, in which you will rotate on a regular basis. You will be dealing with a large array of stories and campaigns in which quick turn around will be needed. You will also be:
  • Identifying opportunities to share great stories about the organisation.
  • Developing campaigns in line with key priorities to raise public awareness.
  • Support, brief and advise senior management on major operational, corporate and policy issues.
  • To assist in media and communications training.
What the Communications and Engagement Specialist will need:
  • News desk experience.
  • Understanding of media law.
  • Come from a marketing/campaigns background.
  • Have experience dealing with positive and negative news stories.
Here is what you will get in return as a Communications and Engagement Specialist:
  • £32,673 - £34,587 salary
  • Hybrid working scheme
  • Great inclusive culture and work environment
  • Local government pension scheme
Yolk Public Sector & Not-for-Profit team works with organisations across the UK to fulfil their recruitment needs and to achieve their D&I objectives. We recruit temporary, contract and permanent hires for 1 off specialist needs or for volume campaigns. We support our applicants to navigate the public sector recruitment processes and secure their dream jobs.
Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work