Communications and Policy Officer (home working)

Recruiter
Hays
Location
London
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
06 Sep 2020
Closes
03 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Permanent


Your new company
A local government organisation

Your new role
This role is a generalist Communications Officer position, you will be an experienced writer for a range of subjects but mainly focusing on health policy and policy-centric content. Your role will be assisting the Senior Communications and Policy Officer with the day to day curating of content and general communications activities using a range of channels to reach out to various audiences This team acts like the bridge between the policy and communications team which means a lot of your role will be copy-writing and editing, creating communications materials that are easily digestible to a wide range of stakeholders external/internal and all in Plain English. You will be involved in newsletters, social media tag lines, briefings, scripts/comments for senior stakeholders, public letter correspondence, website content and some press work as well as confident in using Twitter.

What you'll need to succeed
Ideally you will have previous experience within the policy/public affairs or someone who just has a keen interest to developing their skills within policy. You must be a strong writer and have excellent copy-editing skills who has experience writing content into Plain English and used to tailoring various content to a large variety of audiences. This role requires a candidate who can work at a very fast pace. You will be expected to turn around some content in a matter of minutes if need be, so ideally the successful candidate will have previous experience in a similar busy communications team. In a perfect world you will have a background in health policy/communications.

What you'll get in return
This is a remote working role and you will have to opportunity to work on some high-profile communications, as well get a competitive daily rate.

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