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Digital Engagement Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Please see advert text
Advert Start Date:
28/03/2018
Advert End Date:
23/04/2018 10:00
Salary:
£20,138 - £21,962
Job Category:
Marketing / Media / Communications
Vacancy ID:
173654
Employment Location:
Richmond, North Yorkshire
Post Number:
RES ICT 12

Job details 

Closing date:
23 Apr


Further information


Digital Engagement Officer

Salary: Grade 7, £20,138 – £21,962 (SCP 21-24)
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: Part Time/Full time
Hours: 18.5 - 37
(could increase to 37hpw if candidate has suitable graphic design skills)

We have a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious, creative and talented social media professional to join the council during a very exciting period of digital expansion.

In this role, you will support the council on the delivery of digital communications to raise awareness of our services. You will work with all council services to position Richmondshire District Council as a thought-leader in digital media, for areas such as the council website, new content for digital audiences and social media platforms.

You will be responsible for delivering ongoing digital engagement campaigns, using social media, blogs, email campaigns and other relevant platforms to deliver buzz and engagement as well as manage issues. The successful candidate will also be responsible for identifying newsworthy stories for the council. You will share insight on new and relevant social media technologies and offer advice on how best to use social media platforms within communications campaigns and support the Internal Communications Officer on uploading releases, blogs and appointments.

• Additional hours, up to a full time post, may be available if suitable applicants have the desirable graphic design skills.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Graeme Thistlethwaite on 01748 901101 or Caryl James on 01748 901110

An application form must be completed. CVs alone will not be accepted. Application form and vacancy details can be downloaded from www.richmondshire.gov.uk

You can also obtain/return application forms by:

• E-mail: recruitment@richmondshire.gov.uk
• or by post to Human Resources, Mercury House, Station Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4JX
Tel: 01748 901025

Closing dates for the application is 10am 23 Monday, April 2018

Interviews will take place on Wednesday, 2 May 2018

We value diversity in our workforce and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria are guaranteed an interview. Applications invited from all sectors of society, as covered by the Equality Act 2010

• The post and duties of the Digital Engagement Officer is for 18.5hours per week.

There may be a possibility of increasing the number of hours worked per week (up to 37), should any of the appropriate candidates also possess suitable graphic design skills and knowledge.

These requirements are outlined in the desirable criteria on the person specification.

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