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Are you looking for an opportunity to join a busy marketing and communications team in a not-for-profit organisation?
You may not have a lot of experience, but if you have a strong work ethic, an enthusiastic and personable approach, good organisational skills and an unwavering passion for this creative industry, you need to read on.
The marketing and communications team at this leading housing group are looking for two enthusiastic and hard working people to join the team. We’re looking for a communications officer and a web and digital communications officer.
East Thames Group is a leading provider of affordable housing and community initiatives in east London and Essex.
We provide more than 13,500 affordable homes and we’re much more than a landlord. We take a lead in developing and building new homes and we run a wide range of employment programmes and community development initiatives. We are committed to making a positive and lasting difference in east London and Essex.
About the marketing and communications team…
The marketing and communications team at East Thames are responsible for communicating to residents and customers through regular publications, web, public relations and events. The team is also responsible for media work, stakeholder relations and communicating to the group’s 800+ staff.
£26,592 - £29,010 per annum
35 Hours per Week
Stratford, London E15
We are looking for a strong writer with an ability to track down a good story to join the team as our communications officer.
You will be responsible for producing a variety of written and online information, including quarterly resident newsletter, staff bulletins and web news.
In addition you’ll be involved with writing press releases and coordinating press launches; writing case studies about our customers; writing articles for our websites; and writing a range of promotional literature such as fact sheets and brochures.
It’s important for you to be an excellent writer, but we also need someone who can find a good story, which means you’ll be inquisitive, prone to asking lots of questions and happy to work with a wide group of people within the organisation and beyond.
Being in a communications team it is imperative that you have excellent written communication skills and we’ll be expecting you to be able to work well independently and within a team.
We offer a competitive salary and a range of progressive benefits.
We welcome applications from people with disabilities. We are an equal opportunities employer.
Closing date: 10th July 2012
Interview / assessment date: 24th July 2012
For further details and to apply please click Apply now.
Safeguarding Recruitment Statement
East Thames is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks as well as providing proof of eligibility to work in the UK.
Equality & Diversity Statement
East Thames is a diverse organisation that represents differences in race, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, background or personal circumstances - we welcome all applicants. We want everyone to feel valued and included at East Thames and to be able to achieve their full potential. East Thames is opposed to any form of unlawful discrimination and commits itself to the redress of any inequalities by taking positive action where appropriate.