London Borough of Culture Communication Officer – Fixed Term Contract until January 2020

London Borough of Culture Communication Officer – Fixed Term Contract until January 2020
Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Salary: £33,282 - £35,991 per annum
Location: Waltham Forest Town Hall, Forest Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 4JF

Waltham Forest will be the first ever London Borough of Culture 2019. We are recruiting for two Communications Officers to join the busy team working to delivery an incredible year.

About the role:

The Communications Officer will support the delivery of the Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture 2019 (LBoC) programme, working within the communications team to support and develop all marketing and communications activity.

The role will work alongside the team’s Communications Managers to maximise the opportunities the programme offers to raise the reputation of the Council and borough and encourage attendance at events.

You’ll develop, support and manage a first-class marketing and communication campaigns for an exciting programme of events; devising innovative and creative ways of meeting objectives using the most effective and value for money communications channels available for the specific audiences targeted.

About the London Borough of Culture:

In 2019 Waltham Forest will be the first ever London Borough of Culture. The award from the Mayor of London will ensure arts and culture is placed at the heart of our communities. The year will explore the themes ‘Radicals’, ‘Makers’ and ‘Fellowship’ in a collaboration between local residents, artists and creatives creating a once in a life time celebration of the place we call ‘home’.

Waltham Forest, London Borough of Culture 2019 will shine a light on the character, diversity and cultures of the borough, the things we have in common and the things that make us different, a year-long celebration of the real cultures of London by the people who live here.

Knowledge, skills & expertise:

Educated to degree level or equivalent standard / relevant experience.
Experience in delivering arts based marketing and communications.
Read the job description for a full outline of the role and list of requirements.

Closing date: Mon 26 November, 5pm

Interviews: Likely to be 29 November or 3-4 December


Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

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