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Advertising and Communications Assistant

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£22,956 - £27,342 per annum
Waltham Forest Town Hall, Forest Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 4JF
Working Pattern:
Full Time
TBC hours.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
27/10/2018 at 00:55 AM
Vacancy Description

We are looking for a dynamic Sales professional to develop the advertising space within Waltham Forest News. Waltham Forest news is owned and managed by Waltham Forest Council with a fortnightly distribution of 110,000 each issue.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing operational and day to day elements of Waltham Forest News (WFN)
  • Generate new advertisers
  • Achieve fortnightly and annual income targets
  • Manage internal and external advertisers and clients
  • Flatplan management
  • Invoicing and administration
  • Assisting Communications team with strategic campaigns

What we want from you:

  • Experience of having worked in a fast paced, customer focused environment.
  • Sales experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work flexibly, balancing competing priorities and meeting deadlines
  • Excellent customer care and interpersonal skills

Part time applications considered. And change the hours to a range of: 21 – 36 hours per week.

Closing Date: 15th October 2018.

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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