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Senior Campaigns Officer

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
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:
24/05/2019 at 23:30 PM
Vacancy Description

Contract type: Fixed term for 12 months with the possibility of permanency

It’s an exciting time to join us in Waltham Forest. We are the first ever London Borough of Culture which will bring a magnificent programme of cultural events and activities to the borough, it will put us on the map and ensure a lasting legacy for our businesses and residents.

And our year as first London Borough of Culture 2019 is just one of the many changes driving Waltham Forest as the place to be. Our ambitious regeneration and growth programme presents an opportunity to shape the borough, accelerate growth, generate jobs and bring more investment. And teams across the Council are driving tech changes and innovations that are having a positive impact for our residents and businesses. 

We are recruiting for a Senior Campaigns Officer that will work across a portfolio of service areas and will deliver powerful campaigns activity around the things our residents tell us are most important. From keeping the borough clean and safe, ensuring a decent roof over everyone’s head and providing a quality of life for everyone.

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 marketing communications to reach the right people with the right messages.  We’re 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.

The campaigns team sits at the heart of the Council, and moves at a fast-pace. This role will give the right candidate the opportunity to make a real impact quickly, develop their skills and experience, and have the confidence to bring their creativity and ideas to our ambitious and highly-motivated team.

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