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Reference: 70754

Date Added: 17 April 2019
Closing Date: 10 May 2019

Job Title: Marketing and Business Communications Officer

Working For: Westco Communications (at Richmond Council)

Location: London

Salary: £26,000

Job Details

We’re recruiting for a new Marketing and Business Communications Officer who has a good understanding of marketing, a particular interest in promoting local business and lot of ‘get up and go’. If this sounds like you, come and join our small, hard-working, friendly marketing team at the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

The RichmondCard is a local ‘smartcard’ that combines a resident parking discount, Library and Leisure cards all-in-one. The card also enables holders to benefit from offers and discounts that businesses and attractions around the borough.

This Marketing and Business Communications Officer role is a full time opportunity to further the offers of the Richmond Card campaign to allow maximum value for money for residents and maximum take-up of the Richmond Card by local businesses. In addition, the role is responsible for developing and creating the fortnightly Richmond Card e-newsletter, updating and creating content for the Richmond Card social media accounts and delivering targeted Richmond Card campaigns.

The postholder will also be responsible for other campaigns and communications activities in the annual work plan. This includes: organising monthly stakeholder events, supporting Mayoral events, working with local businesses to look at partnership opportunities for Council campaigns e.g. Full of Life.

As such we’re looking for an all-rounder who understands marketing and commercial needs of small/medium enterprises. In addition, we are looking for someone who can design and deliver marketing strategies and other high priority campaigns for Richmond Council.

The position is initially for a six-month period.

Purpose of Job; (Brief summary of why the job exists, and what the main outcomes expected are)
1.To generate a greater level of business take up for the Richmond Card business offers scheme.
2.Design and deliver marketing activities for the Richmond Card business offers scheme – including digital and social media.
3.To manage and integrate the campaign across other publications and channels as directed by the Communications Manager

Closing Date: 10 May 2019

Interview/Start Dates

To be available to start before the end of May 2019. 

Application Details

To apply for this role please email your covering letter and CV to Elinor.Firth@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk

Website: https://www.westcocommunications.com/marketing-and-business-comms-officer

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