Communication & Engagement Officer - Covid 19

  • Location
    Kingston Upon Thames, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 200 - £ 250 / Daily
  • Category
    Public Sector - Public Sector Marketing
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference
    JN-112020-154035

JOB TITLE: Covid 19 Comms & Engagement Officer
LOCATION: Remotely based / Office in Kingston upon Thames
PAY RATE: £200 - 250 per day
START DATE: ASAP
DURATION: 6 month contract
IR35 STATUS: Inside



An experienced communications officer with excellent graphic design skills is required to support the delivery of communications and engagement to minimise the spread of COVID-19 across the borough, raising awareness and understanding of the key public health messages around COVID-19 prevention, symptoms, testing, self isolation, contact tracing and encourage behaviour change to limit the spread of the virus.

The successful individual will work with the Communications and Engagement Managers to deliver simple and effective communications to minimise the spread of COVID-19 and ensure all of our diverse communities are informed, safe, reassured and inspired to play their part in controlling the virus. Work will focus on communications and engagement across a variety of tactics and channels including social media, website, newsletters, video, graphic design.

Work will be undertaken in close collaboration with our Public Health team, local partners, other London boroughs.


Person specification

1. Communicates clearly, confidently and appropriately using the best tools and methods for the task.
proficient in managing and prioritising a demanding communications and engagement work programme to tight timescale.
2. Ability to be flexible and adapt to fast changing policy and public health developments.
3. Ability to influence and motivate a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders to achieve the objectives.
4. Strong graphic design skills and considerable experience of InDesign.
5. Extensive social media experience and good understanding of using digital communications to encourage behaviour change;
6. Extensive experience of creating impactful written, visual and audio visual content for a range of audiences - residents, businesses, community groups.











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Please apply with your CV to: Emily Day