Graduate Project Officer (Communications & Marketing)

Graduate Project Officer (Communications & Marketing)

Salary: £16,781 – £17,772 per annum

Location: City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FZ

2x Full Time (37 hrs/wk), Fixed Term for 18 months – Graduate Opportunity

As part of the city council’s drive to provide graduates with more opportunities to experience work and develop career paths we are pleased to offer exciting and challenging Graduate Project Officer roles in the Communications and Marketing team.

The Communications and Marketing team provides strategic advice, guidance and support to all areas of the council. The team supports major council initiatives through the development and delivery of communication and marketing strategies. It is also responsible for developing and overseeing internal communications and provides advice and support to public consultation and engagement exercises. The design, print, photography and media sales and media buying functions also sit within this team.

You will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects and will gain experience across communication and marketing planning, digital media, event management, delivery of campaigns, consultation and engagement, research and evaluation, and client and project management.

Requirements of the post include:

-Must have graduated in the last 18 months with a 2:2 degree or above in Marketing, Media or similar discipline, or a Batchelor of Arts degree;

-Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet and Email;

-Experience of using a wide range of social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook;

-Demonstrate experience of and ability to write for a variety of audiences and channels to a very high standard;

-Demonstrate enthusiasm, willingness to learn and be self-motivated;

-Must be able to manage time effectively and meet work deadlines.


Required to start as soon as possible.

Please ensure you provide an email address as this is our method of contact.

Closing Date: 30 July 2017

Post Number: R5645/0517RO/KP

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