Marketing and Communication Coordinator (Campaign and Press)

Job title: Marketing and Communication Coordinator (Campaign and Press)

Salary: £20.47 per hour

Duration: Temporary

Hours: 37 hours per week

Duties (but not limited to)

  • Provide support for staff, elected members and the departmental senior management team by writing and editing internal and external high quality materials including speeches, marketing collateral, strategic messages, press articles, handling press enquiries, presentations and reports etc. to support a range of departmental and relevant programmes and projects.
  • Develop and implement departmental and relevant project/programme communications policies and plans that are consistent with both the corporate communications strategy and the departmental business plan for the business areas assigned to you (rotational).
  • Responsible for the provision of high quality written material and press briefings for a range of communications media in relation to departmental issues and other corporate programmes and projects
  • Responsible for supporting the communications and community engagement activities, including organise news conferences, launches, photo calls in relation to any relevant corporate projects.
  • Contributing to an integrated City and Organisational Strategy Department and as a key player, working collaboratively with all staff in the marketing and communications function, to ensure a flexible, integrated approach to campaigning and contributing to the overall Marketing and Communications Strategy.
  • Contributing to a proactive approach and delivering public relations campaigns that will develop an energy around the Belfast Brand, Belfast City Council (BCC) and the Belfast Agenda, showcasing successes and identifying opportunities.
  • Planning, managing, executing and evaluating the success of all activity and media impact.

Essential Criteria:

Applicants must, as at the closing date for receipt of application forms, either:

  • have a third level qualification in a relevant subject such as communications, journalism, public relations or an equivalent qualification or possess full current membership of an appropriate professional body relevant to journalism, media relations, public relations and be able to demonstrate, by providing personal and specific examples on the application form, at least one year’s relevant experience in each of the following areas:


  • be able to demonstrate, by providing personal and specific examples on the application form, at least two years’ relevant experience in each of the following areas:
  1. developing and implementing communication plans and public relations campaigns for an organisation;
  2. responding to reactive media enquiries, including social media enquiries, in a time-sensitive manner to meet deadlines; and
  3. providing media advice and support to senior management and elected members or non-executive board members

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