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Communications Officer

£31,119

Full Time 37 Hours – Permanent

With so much change in the last 12 months, powerful, effective communication is more important than ever before. With a new three-year Communications Strategy to deliver, now is a brilliant time to join Connect’s communication team to deliver effective, engaging communication that meets the needs of our customers and stakeholders, supporting us to deliver our corporate ambitions.

Our Communications Officer will work across both external and internal communications, acting as a brand guardian and champion to our recently launched re-brand, as well as our redeveloped customer website. You will be a natural at identifying and helping others to tell their stories, giving a voice to our customers and a voice to staff. You will work closely with colleagues across Connect and be an excellent networker, who can also work effectively to multiple internal stakeholders, particularly across the Business Transformation team.

You will be quick to adopt our tone of voice and make sure that we are using social media effectively and stretching our reach to diverse audiences. An energetic thinker, with excellent copy writing skills and an abundance of creativity,you will have experience of planning, delivering and evaluating communications campaigns and taking the lead on communication projects.

At Connect, our values are at the heart of everything we do and our vision is to contribute towards a sustainable and just society. These aren’t just words to us and, at Connect, you get to really use your skills and talents to contribute towards healthy, happy lives. We love to make a difference and we balance our earnestness with a friendly and informal culture; over 90% of staff would recommend Connect as a great place to work, though we by no means rest on our laurels. Change is ever-present and our internal and external goals are always bold.

In return, you join a supportive and forward-thinking team, within an organisation that champions development, growth and inclusion. We want everyone at Connect to be their best and to be themselves, bringing their shared values and individual strengths to the job. We welcome applications from all sectors; if you have something to bring to the table, we’d love to hear from you.

Benefits include:
•26 days’ annual leave rising to 31 plus public holidays
•Bupa Cash plan
•Occupational pension plans
•MyPlace benefits: retail discounts and offers

Closing date is 05/05/21 but please note, Connect Housing reserve the right to close the role earlier and therefore we encourage early applications.

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