We have an exciting vacancy for a communications professional to join us . . . . !
Opportunity for a communications professional to help with the successful delivery of Wales Week in London 2018.
We're looking for someone to start asap!
The individual will be engaged / contracted on a part-time basis, approximately 2-3 days a week (equivalent of - to be discussed) – from October 2017 to the end of March 2018, roughly six months’ contract.
Skills / experience / capability:
- We’re looking for someone who can demonstrate a good, wide-ranging understanding of the effective development / use of communications, promotions and PR, across all channels.
- Someone who is experienced / skilled at writing copy / content, well.
- Also, someone who can work imaginatively, professionally and supportively with organisers of events / activities, and partners / sponsors, to ensure through WWIL they are promoted as effectively and successfully as possible.
- Someone who understands how to connect / link people and organisations together for collaborative working.
- Someone who is capable of managing bilingual communications (we have a translator should we need one).
- Someone who can demonstrate an infectious enthusiasm and great energy – who gives confidence to others and is adept at getting people ‘on board’.
- Someone who doesn’t mind getting stuck in to the boring / administrative functions that will be essential from time to time.
- Communications and engagement:
- Developing strategic approach to a) promoting WWIL18, b) promoting the events and c) promoting our partners / sponsors - including key messaging, planning, implementation and monitoring.
- Writing content / copy for and running the website, email newsletters and updates, press releases, social media, etc.
- Growing followers / audiences, developing engagement and stimulating improved levels of response / conversion.
- Managing the database to ensure it remains robust and meaningful by increasing the number of contacts stored, enhancing information / detail held, routine cleansing / monitoring, maintaining compliance and confidentiality, and leveraging it in the most effective way.
- Growing advocacy and referrals, and developing engagement from other stakeholders and related / interested parties to help develop improved reach.
- Working across many channels including press / media, website, email updates, social media, print comms, launch events, etc., etc.
- Producing bilingual communications.
- Partners / sponsors:
- Liaising with local and national governments, event organisers, sponsors and other partners to ensure effective alignment of communications.
- Be a central / key contact for the above stakeholders – to provide effective response and build confidence / reassurance through good account management.
- Help contribute to creative thinking for the development of events / promotions – and linking people / organisations together for collaborative working and bringing ideas to life.
- Ensuring WWIL is seen as helpful, imaginative, energetic and supportive by all partners, sponsors and event organisers – so together, we can build the programme of events to make WWIL increasingly more inclusive, attractive and relevant to existing and new audiences.
- Boring stuff:
- There will be various ‘administrative’ duties involved in all of the above such as handling correspondence, chasing people / organisations, issuing reminders, deliveries, checking data, researching contact information, etc., etc.
For further details please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with details of your experience / expertise (eg. such as your CV) in relation to the description about the role provided above.
We look forward to hearing from you!