Senior Campaigns Officer
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/80750/12380
  • Published: Tue 23/02/2021, 9:47 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 16/03/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £35,382 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Reigate

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Senior Campaigns Officer

This role will be crucial in creating, developing and implementing campaigns in support of Surrey County Council’s strategic priorities for health and wellbeing. You will build effective partnerships with stakeholders to better deliver effective communications campaigns, in line with shared objectives.

The role sits within the council’s Communications Team and will specifically work on communications activity around Public Health and Wellbeing. You will support the Communications Account Manager and play a key role in campaign planning, social media planning and the production of high-quality cross-channel campaign material.

In this role you will support external and internal communications and also support the handling of both reactive and proactive media, with the wider communications team. Responsibilities may include deputising for line manager.

We’re looking for someone who is creative and tenacious, and will help us make a positive impact in this crucial area.

When shortlisting for this role, we will be looking for experience of working within local government, experience of working in public health or health communications and/or experience in a campaigning role.

Our Commitment​

We will strive to deliver a high quality communications service. Acting with integrity, we will inform, influence and engage with confidence, clarity and creativity. We will be regarded as experts in our field, promote best practice and be good advocates. We will cultivate a culture of inclusion – nurture talent, promote diversity and create a happy place to work.

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For an informal discussion please contact Laura Downton by e-mail at We look forward to receiving your application. 

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This opportunity is offered as an 18 month fixed-term contract or secondment. 

The close date for this advert is 23:59 on 16th March 2021 with interviews to follow.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

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