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Reference: 71567

Date Added: 20 June 2019
Closing Date: 19 July 2019

Job Title: Strategic Communications Executive - REMOVED

Working For: London First

Location: London

Salary: £30,000 per annum

Job Details

This is full-time contract role, initially for 6 months with potential to extend to 12, reporting to Head of Strategic Communications.

Key Repsonsibilities:

  • Ensure our organization-wide grid is fully populated with our activities and up-to-date in providing external context
  • Support on the preparation of narratives for our core campaigning priority areas (with a focus on Brexit and immigration), making sure our messages are clear, compelling and regularly reviewed
  • Support the Head of Strategic Communications in drawing out insights from the grid for meetings, flagging gaps and potential opportunities
  • Prepare communications plans with the Head of Strategic Communications, as well as capturing key engagement targets
  • Bring together - and drive delivery of - content from other parts of the team to maximize the potential of each intervention e.g. utilizing our website, social media platforms etc. through to staff communications
  • Form part of the out-of-hours rota, acting as a first point of contact for media queries and escalating these as appropriate
  • Support on the creation of engaging campaign content, from blogs to social media to case studies and research
  • Ensure our SMART plan fact bases are up-to-date (particularly on immigration)
  • Help to keep our allies up-to-date and engaged in our campaign activities, supporting the team in drafting letters, newsletters and meeting approaches etc
  • Track our immigration campaign-related engagement and outcomes via a RAG register
  • Ensure intelligence from meetings/engagements is shared with the campaign team
  • Ensure political, media and campaign stakeholder contact details are up to date, and updating these on the CRM system
  • Support preparation for high-profile events so that all speakers and participants are briefed on the political and media context
  • Arrange meetings, briefings and presentations as required

Experience & Skills:

  • Educated to degree level / experience in a similar role and environment / qualification in related subject
  • Some experience of campaigning, media relations, public affairs or corporate communications
  • A good writer with an ability to produce high-quality content for multiple channels
  • Great interpersonal skills and experience of creating successful working relationships
  • Ability to focus on delivery and meet deadlines while maintaining strong attention to detail

Closing Date: 19 July 2019

Interview/Start Dates

The role is to start as soon as possible.

Application Details

Please send your CV and a brief cover letter to Tracy Coe tcoe@londonfirst.co.uk

Website: http://www.londonfirst.co.uk

Additional Notes

9th July 2019 - This advert has been removed at the request of the original advertiser as the position has been filled. Please do not apply for this role.