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Senior PR and Digital Officer

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£38,994 to £41,847
Walthamstow Town Hall, Forest Road, E17 4JF
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
18/01/2019 at 22:30 PM
Vacancy Description

Senior PR and Digital Officer – 12 month contract

London’s moving north- east and it is an exciting and dynamic time to be working in Waltham Forest. An area rich in culture, underlined by being chosen as the first ever London Borough of Culture, Waltham Forest is growing and changing, bringing with it challenges and great opportunities. It is culturally diverse and has a vibrant community and is at the forefront of regeneration in London.

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Communications Team for a Senior PR and Digital Officer working  on topics such as gangs, youth violence, children’s services, Prevent and public health to mention just a few.

You will be writing engaging content, assisting in media handling and producing social and digital content that will keep residents and stakeholders informed about the work of the council as well as championing local resident’s causes.

You will have excellent writing and social media skills and a willingness to learn. The role requires enthusiasm and the ability to adapt to a constantly changing workload. In return you will get the chance to use your creativity and skills to promote and develop our work and reputation.

Enthusiasm and flexibility are key, as is the ability to translate the organisations plans into engaging content for our residents. Based in Walthamstow, the team sits at the heart of the council.


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