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Senior PR & Digital Officer

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£39,774 - £42,684
Waltham Forest
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
05/06/2020 at 23:30 PM
Vacancy Description

Title: Senior PR and Digital Officer

Employer: London Borough of Waltham Forest

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: 36 hours

Salary: £39,774 - £42,684

DBS Check: No

Location: Waltham Forest



Bursting with culture, energy and opportunity, Waltham Forest is a place people want to live, raise a family and start a business. It’s also a fantastic place to work as we provide key services and deliver exciting programmes that improve the lives of our residents including the Mayor of London’s first ever Borough of Culture. This is just one of the many changes driving Waltham Forest as the place to be.


From our response to the Covid–19 outbreak to our ambitious regeneration and growth programme, an opportunity to shape the borough, accelerate growth, generate jobs and bring more investment. The communications team are at the heart of driving change and innovation that make a positive impact for our residents and businesses.


We are recruiting for a Senior PR and Digital Officer that will work to support communication across our regulatory services. From landlord licensing, food hygiene, tackling anti-social behaviour regulatory services make a huge difference to our residents’ quality of life.


As the Local Authority of the Year 2019 (MJ awards) we expect high standards. We are looking for someone that really gets to know their audience, has great writing skills and is a strategic thinker that can use their experience and understanding of communications to reach the right people with the right messages.  We are looking for someone that enjoys taking a hands-on approach and uses their digital knowhow to create engaging content and, award-winning innovative and creative campaigns. You’ll be able to use data and insight to understand what makes people tick and help change the way they think, feel and act.



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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