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Communications Officer (Culture and Heritage)

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£33,948 - £36,711
Waltham Forest
Working Pattern:
Part Time
21.6 hours per week. 3 days.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
31/05/2020 at 23:30 PM
Vacancy Description

2 Year Fixed Term Contract 


Waltham Forest Council’s Culture and Heritage team is recruiting for a Communications Officer to join the busy team working to deliver the culture and heritage programme and build on our incredible year as the Mayor’s first London borough of Culture 2019.

About the role:

The Communications Officer will support the delivery of the Waltham Forest’s culture and heritage programme building on the communications programme developed during Waltham Forest’s tenure as London Borough of Culture 2019.

The role will support and manage a first-class marketing and communication campaigns to support the culture and heritage programme. This requires devising innovative and creative ways of meeting objectives using the most effective and value for money communications channels available for the specific audiences targeted.

The candidate should ideally have experience in creating engaging content for our social media and website. Experience in delivering arts-based marketing and communications and understanding of the London arts landscape is also desirable but not essential. 

The candidate will develop and support a communications and marketing strategy for the culture and heritage programme that includes festivals, projects and grants.

Knowledge, skills and expertise:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent standard or relevant experience.
  • Experience in delivering marketing and communications projects.

Read the job description for a full outline of the role and list of requirements.

Applications close:              Sunday 31st May 2020, 23.30pm


Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply

Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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