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Press and Publications Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
06/01/2017
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 29/01/2017 23:59
Salary:
£29,191 - £30,233 (CDHG Grade 6)
Allowances:
N/A
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Marketing / Media / Communications
Vacancy ID:
158758
Employment Location:
Spectrum 6, Seaham
Post Number:
CDHG/16/51
Number of posts:
1
Closing date:
29 Jan
Further Information

County Durham Housing Group is looking for a Press and Publications Officer to work as part of the Communications Team to help establish the organisation’s brand on a regional and national basis.

Working alongside partner landlords (Dale & Valley Homes, Durham City Homes and East Durham Homes), you will use proactive and reactive PR to raise the group’s profile, enhance its reputation, and tell the organisation’s story.

The successful applicant will contribute towards on and offline publications, by producing copy, editing and proofreading work; liaising with external agencies where appropriate.

The role will also provide a press office service, will be responsible for keeping a timely overview of emerging topics, and advise on responding publicly at a local and national level to developments that affect the group.

Analysis of media coverage and press monitoring is also a key requirement of the role.

You should be innovative and self-motivated; with enthusiasm to drive our media presence forward.

To apply you should have a journalism, PR and/or communications background.

For further information about this post, please contact Jill Ancrum, Group Communications Manager, at jill.ancrum@cdhg.co.uk

Closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Sunday, 29 January 2017.

Interviews will take place Friday, 10 February 2017 at Spectrum 6, Spectrum Business Park, Seaham, SR7 7TT.

In line with the group's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CV will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

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Please note
This job is closed for applications.