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Marketing and PR Officer (Port Health)

East Suffolk Council
Place of work:
Suffolk Coastal Port Health Authority, Felixstowe
Salary details:
Job term:
Full Time
37 hours per week
Closing Date
26 September 2021 11:30 PM
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  • £24,982 - £27,741 per annum 
  • 37 hours per week
  • Permanent

Suffolk Coastal Port Health Authority (SCPHA, part of East Suffolk Council) is expanding! Our mission is the protection of public and animal health, carrying out a range of checks to ensure imported goods are safe for all of us in the UK. To find out more about what our organisation does, have a look at our video here.

This is an exciting time for SCPHA and we are looking for a Marketing and PR Officer, to support the Business Manager in the delivery of our Marketing and Communications objectives.

Using your experience and expertise, you will assist us to effectively promote our services, products and activities, identifying and championing good news stories, and providing timely guidance and advice to staff as necessary. You will deliver impactful and measurable campaigns, content and events to internal and external audiences, using a variety of channels, exploring opportunities for innovation in digital marketing and communications.

Educated to degree level (or equivalent), you should have a minimum of three years’ experience in marketing, communications and/or public relations, with experience of effectively managing proactive and reactive communications, as well as digital/social media. Excellent interpersonal skills are essential and you will have a high level of initiative and drive, maintaining an instinctive ‘watch’ on the emergence of news stories and other communications opportunities.

Why work for us?

East Suffolk Council is a great place to work and there are lots of benefits our employees can access. To find out more about why we are so proud of East Suffolk Council and to hear why our employees think it is such a great place to work, take a look at our video.

Here are some of the main benefits:

  • Opportunities for training and development to enable you to build a great career with our organisation 
  • Generous leave entitlement (equivalent to 24 days a year, increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service)
  • Local government pension scheme
  • Free car parking
  • Discounts on mobile phones, computers, holiday and travel, fashion and clothing, health and beauty and many other products and services

Please read the job description and person specification before applying for this job.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Bradley Borley on (01394) 613330 or alternatively, email: hr@eastsuffolk.gov.uk

Interview date: w/c 4 October 2021.

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