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Communications Officer

HQ, Bracknell
Full/Part Time: 
Full time
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The Chartered Institute of Building is the world's largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership and our workforce are key to our continued success.

We are looking to appoint a Communications Officer to join our team based at our head office in Bracknell.  This role will report to the Head of Communications.

The Communications Officer is responsible for writing, editing, coordinating content of CIOB internal and external publications, producing both web and print based communications whilst ensuring the achievement and timely delivery of a consistently high standard of communication to CIOB stakeholders.  

To be successful in this role, you will need a passion for Communications in general and the written word specifically.  No day will be the same and as a skilled copy-writer, your creativity, attention to detail and adaptability will enable you to demonstrate your skills across a range of different channels to different audiences, ranging from new items, blogging, tweets, and other  areas of social media.

You will also be involved in refining and developing existing content, so that it is engaging, accessible and has high visibility in search engines.  You will also manage the production of multimedia content and other ways of promoting CIOB activity.  

You will be able to work both independently and as part of a team and will also bring to the role experience of managing projects.  Your ability to manage multiple tasks and balance the demands of differing stakeholders to deadlines and budget will be essential.

Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent, a working knowledge of content management systems (e.g. WordPress and Drupal) will be necessary to deliver the communications to a professional standard together with an excellent understanding of web based technologies, as well as a high level of proficiency with all MS Office products.

No two days will be the same in this exciting position, so if you thrive in an ever changing environment and love to get your teeth into a real challenge then this could be the role for you!

In return, we can offer you a fantastic range of benefits which include an excellent private medical insurance scheme and contributions to a group personal pension plan. We’re also extremely proud to hold a Silver Investors in People award which demonstrates our commitment to your ongoing development.

To apply for this role please submit a full CV and covering letter, including your present salary level,  by email to quoting reference number CO01000 in the subject line.  An automated response will be provided to acknowledge the application and further contact made only if your application is shortlisted.

Please note that we may consider applications as they are submitted and therefore applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to avoid any disappointment that may be caused by the vacancy closing sooner than advertised.