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  • Digital Campaigns Officer
  • Senior Communications Officer – BECTU Sector       
        

Digital campaigns officer                                                                 

London, Waterloo – permanent contract

£35,051 - £41,854 (plus inner London Weighting £2,979)

About Prospect

Prospect is a leading trade union that that delivers advice, support, representation and a voice for our members. We are a not-for-profit organisation with over 250 staff helping to support more than 142,000 people in specialist, professional and technical roles across the private and public sectors.

Our members want to get on at work. They work in a diverse range of professions, including energy, science, engineering, heritage, defence, entertainment and digital. As a union for modern working life we aim to get the best deal for our members by using evidence and building partnerships – while never being scared to call employers out when they get things wrong.

Our priorities are to grow our membership through attracting new members and to improve our impact, whether that is helping members win improvements at work or changing the policy environment which affects them.

Diversity is an important value for the trade union movement, and as an organisation we are passionate about promoting equality at work and are committed to it for all our staff; we would be particularly interested in applications from groups that are under represented in the workplace.

Prospect is a great place to work – this role has access to our high-quality defined benefit pension scheme and 25 days annual leave each year. We offer a good work-life balance and offer support for training and development.

The role of digital campaigns officer

Prospect is looking for a talented digital expert to work on our digital campaigns. In this new role, reporting to our Digital Marketing Manager you will show your creative flair in creating digital content for a range of channels.

You will need to:

  • Be confident in using social media including Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIN and associated tools. You will be producing content using Adobe suite. Video and audio skills are desirable.
  • Be organised and proactive in developing a range of content to deliver on organisational and team objectives.
  • Be able to work with people across the organisation to source ideas and content for marketing campaigns that promote the Prospect brand and membership
  • Be able to analyse and refine Prospect’s social media strategy using appropriate testing and analytics as well as shaping paid online marketing.
  • Want to take the next step in your career in communications building on a background or interest in digital, public affairs or campaigning.
  • Want to make the world of work better for everyone through promoting membership and the values of the trade union movement.

Where this role fits in

This role is part of our Communications team - a 14-strong team working across media, campaigns, publications, marketing and digital.

This role will work to our Digital Marketing Manager as part of a small team, focussed on improving our digital marketing, products, experience and channels for our audiences.

You will be working with colleagues in the communications team but also with other members of staff, elected representatives and members from across the union.

Application details

For further details or an application form please e-mail: recruitment@prospect.org.uk

Closing date: Noon Friday 18 January 2019 (CVs will not be accepted)

Interviews will be held on a date to be confirmed.

Prospect is an equal opportunities employer

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Senior communications officer –
BECTU sector                               

Clapham, London – 12 months fixed term contract (maternity cover)

£48,519 – £57,933 (plus Outer London weighting £1,770)

We’re looking for an experienced, senior communications professional to help shape the way we engage in the media, digital and entertainment industries.

You will provide leadership and direction to our media, campaigns, communications and digital work in our BECTU sector. This is a 12-month opportunity providing maternity cover at the heart of our plans to grow as a union in media and entertainment.

Our BECTU sector represents over 40,000 members working in digital, broadcasting, film, theatre and the arts, live events and communications. We are a fast-growing sector providing voice and representation to freelancers and staff.

We are looking for someone who shares our passion for bringing people together to make the world of work better and fairer for all of us.

About the role

You will provide leadership to our communications team helping to recruit, support and represent our members.

The role manages a small team working on media, social media, events and campaigns, and fits into our wider communications team in Prospect. With the recent appointment of a new head of the BECTU Sector, we are looking for someone who is experienced at media work and providing senior level advice, as well as being an agile communicator.

Diversity is an important value for the trade union movement, and as an organisation we are passionate about promoting equality at work and are committed to it for all our staff; we would be particularly interested in applications from groups that are under represented in the workplace.

This role is based at our BECTU Sector office in Clapham, London.

About Prospect and BECTU

Prospect has over 250 staff helping support over 143,000 members. Our members work in the private and the public sector, in a range of areas including energy, heritage, civil service, defence, communications, media, entertainment and many others.

Our BECTU sector is the UK’s media and entertainment trade union.

As a union for modern working life we aim to get the best deal for our members by using evidence and building partnerships with employers – while never being scared to call employers out when they get things wrong.

Prospect is a great place to work - this role has access to our high-quality defined benefit pension scheme and 33 days' annual leave each year. We offer a good work-life balance and offer support for training and development.

Application details

For further details or an application form please e-mail: recruitment@prospect.org.uk

Closing date: NOON 21st January 2019 (CVs will not be accepted)

Interviews will be held week commencing 21 January 2019.