Job Grade: Level 4 Zone 1
Work Location: 25 Ashley Road, London, N17 9LJ with opportunity for home/remote working
Hours per week: 36
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 19th February 2023 23:59
Interviews to be held: TBC
Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion
Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.
Employed by London Borough of Camden, the Communications Officer will be based in North London Waste Authority (NLWA), serving Camden and six other north London boroughs.
About the role
Are you a confident communicator with a creative streak? Are you passionate about the environment and want to make a difference? This could be the role for you.
We’re looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated communications professional to join NLWA’s Communications team. We need someone who can deliver communications and behaviour change campaigns and manage our reputation through the press and social media. You’ll be a trusted source of advice to officers, Members, colleagues and external partners and contribute to all of our main communications channels.
Reporting to the Communications Manager, you’ll deliver Comms activity across the organisation, working closely with officers working in the seven north London boroughs to promote services.
You will be required to plan and deliver creative and innovative campaigns, develop key messages for use across all activities, assess PR risk, prepare proactive and reactive media lines, and coordinate all communications and marketing channels including publications, social media, website.
We offer a work environment which is stimulating, fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation. This is an exciting opportunity for a talented and enthusiastic individual to work on a wide range of communications activities and to be part of a small strategic communications team.
You will have experience of organising a high volume, varied workload without day-to-day supervision, along with an excellent understanding of the diverse range of communications tools and an ability to deliver targeted campaigns within tight deadlines and to budget.
You will have a minimum of two years’ experience in a similar role and experience and knowledge of the full range of communications techniques including: experience of identifying the right media to use for specific messages and managing the full range of communications channels.
For more information regarding this role please refer to the job profile.
Our mission is to preserve resources and the environment for future generations by exemplary planning, innovation, and communication in managing north London’s waste.
We serve two million residents in seven boroughs and run communications and engagement campaigns to help them reduce their rubbish and recycle more. We campaign for government and industry action to reduce unnecessary single-use items, encourage reuse and repair and promote effective recycling.
To help tackle the climate emergency and to prevent rubbish going to landfill, we are building the greenest Energy Recovery Facility in the country and modern recycling facilities at the Edmonton EcoPark, through the North London Heat and Power Project.
Working for NLWA
The post-holder will work for NLWA and be based at NLWA’s office in Tottenham Hale but be employed by London Borough of Camden through whom NLWA staff are employed. The North London Heat and Power Project is located at Edmonton EcoPark.
Working for Camden
We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine our corporate services, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.
At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.
To view the Job Profile, please click HERE or copy and paste the link into your browser: http://camdocs.camden.gov.uk/HPRMWebDrawer/Record/9933068/file/document?inline
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.
Inclusion and Diversity
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