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Communications and Marketing Assistant

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£32,430 to £34.794
Waltham Forest
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
12/06/2019 at 23:30 PM
Vacancy Description

Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture Marketing and Communications Assistant – Fixed Term Contract until January 2020

Waltham Forest is the first ever London Borough of Culture 2019. We are recruiting for a Marketing and Communications Assistant to join the busy team working to delivery an incredible year.

About the role:

The Marketing and Communications Assistant will support the delivery of the Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture 2019 (LBoC) programme, working within the communications team to support and develop all marketing and communications activity.

The role will work alongside the team’s Communications Managers and Officers to maximise the opportunities the programme offers to raise the reputation of the council and borough and encourage attendance at events. The candidate should ideally have experience in creating engaging content for our social media and website.

You’ll develop, assist and support first-class marketing and communication campaigns for an exciting programme of events; devising innovative and creative ways of meeting objectives using the most effective and value for money communications channels available for the specific audiences targeted.

About the London Borough of Culture:

Waltham Forest is the Mayor’s first London Borough of Culture. The award, the flagship programme in his culture strategy, was a major new initiative launched by Sadiq to put culture at the heart of London’s communities. More than 15,000 people backed Waltham Forest’s bid, which aims to inspire 85% of households to participate in the cultural year, engage every school in the area in arts and culture, and to attract over half a million new visitors to the borough.

The year will explore the themes ‘Radicals’, ‘Makers’ and ‘Fellowship’ in a collaboration between local residents, artists and creatives creating a once in a life time celebration of the place we call ‘home’.

Waltham Forest, London Borough of Culture 2019 will shine a light on the character, diversity and cultures of the borough, the things we have in common and the things that make us different, a year-long celebration of the real cultures of London by the people who live here.


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.


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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