Marketing and Information Officer

  • Location
    Barnet, Greater London
  • Salary
  • Category
    Marketing & Advertising - Marketing
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

JOB TITLE: Marketing and Information Officer
LOCATION: Newham Dockside
PAY RATE: £20.16 per hour PAYE / £26.10 per hour Umbrella
DURATION: 6 months
IR35 STATUS: Inside

Overall Purpose of Job

  • Deliver a consistent, council-wide programme of communications based on agreed communications strategies in line with corporate priorities

  • Promote a positive image of the council and explain its policies to residents, employees, businesses, visitors, tourists and other target groups

  • Manage the brand including the provision of communications advice, public affairs work and representing the council on external bodies


  • Solid understanding of different marketing and internal communications channels and disciplines

  • Knowledge of how the media works and design and print processes

  • Evidence of attention to detail in terms of writing and producing publicity and information material

  • Some understanding of how the NHS works and knowledge of public health services would be desirable.


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.

  • Ideally with or working toward a relevant professional qualification


  • Broad experience of developing, implementing and evaluating marketing and information campaigns with a proven track record of achieving results

  • Experience of communications in a large organisation

  • Experience of managing workloads effectively and allocating resources accordingly


Service Communications Skills

  • Understands the uses of all tools and channels and how to deal with a communications issue through professional knowledge and experience.

  • Keeps up to date with industry developments

  • Understands and delivers plans which have demonstrable results, involving process planning and built-in evaluation.

Project Management:

  • Manages projects effectively

  • Keeps accurate records and project plans, ensuring files are up-to-date at all times.

  • Demonstrates a finely honed attention to detail on all aspects of a project whether proof-reading a document or managing an event.

  • Ensures a project is 'perfect' before passing on to manager for approval.

  • Prioritises, delegates and co-ordinates tasks according to resources and corporate objectives.

  • Well organised and methodical

Creates new ideas within the team

  • Appropriately challenges the conventional ways of getting things done.

  • Comes up with new ways of doing things in the team.

  • Makes suggestions for new ideas to the team.

  • Generates a wide range of solutions to address a problem.

Current Affairs:

  • An understanding of and interest in London government issues and general awareness of current affairs and how external issues affect our campaigns to enable appropriate response.


  • Has the imagination and flair to think laterally about campaigns and the use of communications tools displaying flexibility in responding to rapidly changing circumstances.

  • An eye for good design and presentation

Corporate Purpose:

  • Understands and can show evidence of the delivery of corporate goals during career.


  • Can plan, organise and execute external events to a high standard.


  • Can write and edit publications and publicity materials to a high standard for mass circulation.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the communication needs of different audiences and how this can be expressed in a written, web-based or broadcast publication.

Ensures all publicity is accurate before printing, grammar, spelling, visuals, layout and sense. Triple-checking all printed material.

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Please apply with your CV to: Emily Day