Peabody employees

Senior Communications Officer

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Parkview Hub,Thamesmead, DA18, Thamesmead
Department: Other
Salary: ££37500

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced communicator to join our Thamesmead team and be part of shaping London's new town. You will be responsible for maintaining our Thamesmead website, creating compelling content that engages residents in Thamesmead and drafting our regular newsletter. Ideally, you will also have experience in developing communications to support major regeneration programmes. Based in Thamesmead you will lead on all day to day communications activity and will be able to juggle competing priorities, ensuring that residents are at the heart of all our communications.

Successful candidates will be able to plan and support the Thamesmead Senior Communcations Manager to positively promote Thamesmead. Your experience will include: working with project teams to plan and deliver effective communications plans; understanding different communications channels and how they can be used effectively; preparing copy for a range of online and offline channels; commissioning design and print; and coordinating and project managing communications activities.

The roles require individuals to juggle competing priorities and be resilient when the pressure is on. You will be collaborative and be able to work on your own initiative. You will help to find communications solutions that help Peabody achieve its ambitions in Thamesmead.

Knowledge/Experience/ Skills required:


·  Excellent writing skills, and ability to adapt style for different channels/audiences.

·  Ability to work to a brief.

·  Excellent organisational and time management skills.

·  Initiate work and recommend best ways to communicate key messages to key audiences.

·  Ability to work on several initiatives at once, and flexibility to work to set deadlines.

·  High level of tact and diplomacy in the handling of sensitive issues.

·  Excellent IT skills and computer literacy.


·  Degree level education (desirable, but not essential)

·  Experience of working in a corporate communications team or agency to deliver multi-disciplinary communications plans

·  Experience of working in a digital communications team for a large and complex organisation

·  Experience of providing communications support to deliver regeneration programmes

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