Senior Communications Officer – Housing


Haringey Council - Alexandra House

Closing Date:

11 Jun 2023

Job description

Contract Terms

Job Title: Senior Communications Officer – Housing
Salary: PO4 £43,815 – £46,857 per annum + 30 days annual leave
Contract: FTC – 12 months
Location: Haringey, North London
Hours: 36 hours per week
Advert closing date: Sunday 11th June 2023

About Haringey

Haringey Council is one of 32 in London. Haringey is an extremely diverse borough, and the Council has set clear ambitious objectives through its borough plan to make Haringey a better place to live, encourage investment and create opportunities that all can share. Haringey’s vision for the future is one of sustainable growth, in housing and jobs and on helping our residents and businesses take advantage of that growth.
We have got huge ambitions for Haringey. As the shape of local government continues to change, we are determined to rise to the challenge and find new ways to ensure that our residents enjoy the best opportunities in life. Working at Haringey gives you the opportunity to play a part in meeting those ambitions on behalf of everyone who calls the borough their home.

About the role

We’re looking for an experienced Senior (Housing) Communications Officer to lead on, develop and manage innovative communications strategies and campaigns to support the council’s key messages, objectives and priorities, help change behaviour and support our staff through continuous change.
You will play a key role within the communications team, being responsible for writing and producing internal and external communications media, including leaflets, magazines, posters and organising and managing events. You will produce the tenants and leaseholders newsletter, create content for Haringey People, the council’s flagship magazine, our social media and other channels. This is a collaborative role whereby you will work with colleagues across the communications service, including design, digital and press on delivering a range of integrated campaigns.

About you

Ideally, you’ll have a strong background in marketing communications including internal communications with knowledge of the full range of marketing techniques and channels.
We need someone with a personal and professional demeanour who can gain confidence and respect; someone who is creative, innovative and enthusiastic. This role will involve active working with several colleagues across the council and key stakeholders – so a strong and collaborative approach is essential.
If you are someone who is passionate about communicating and able to use the creativity and the power of words to influence, we want to hear from you

Working for Haringey

Haringey is an ambitious local authority, as the shape of local government continues to change, we’re determined to rise to the challenge and find new ways to ensure that our residents and visitors enjoy the best opportunities, Haringey have to offer. We are committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included, and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce. Our benefits package includes generous leave entitlement, health and wellbeing support, local government pension scheme and a range of generous discount schemes across leisure and culture together with financial and money-saving discounts.


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