Media and Campaigns Manager – FTC 6 months

Fixed Term
  • Post Date: May 15, 2020
  • Apply Before: May 27, 2020
  • Salary Range £30,000+, £40,000+
  • Job Level Senior Executive Officer
Job Description

We work with other Civil Service departmentsacross the spectrum of education to deliver on our priorities and to ensure thebest possible outcomes for learners in England.

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic communicator to join our talented teamat Ofqual on a fixed term basis.
Following the cancellation of exams and assessments this summer, to help fight the spreadof Coronavirus, the work currently being delivered by Ofqual is of significantinterest to the public with regional, national, and specialist media reportingon the progress.

As our Media and Campaigns Manager you will be responsible for leading the tacticaldelivery of our external communications and media relations activity, and therefore will have a proven track record in managing media relations athigh-profile organisations.

Adept atturning complex information into concise copy, you will have a strong newssense, be able to manage a high volume of competing demands and have experiencein delivering multi-channel communications designed to inform and engage.

Educated to degree level, or with significant industry experience, this is a role for anexcellent communicator who is proactive, resilient and calm under pressure, andwho is able to deal with the here and now while simultaneously planning ahead.

Ofqual is a rewarding, dynamic place to work. The team strongly encourages flexible working and personal learning & development.

Diversity & Inclusion is important to us. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the jobapplication or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Sound like the role for you? Do not hesitate – Apply now!

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Please submit your application by: 27th May 2020 at 23:55

Interview date: 4th – 5th June 2020 (subject to change)

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We have the opportunity here, through our investment in IT, to offer a very flexible range of ways to meet you for interview. Ofqual employees are now working remotelydue to the current guidance in relation to COVID-19. As a result, you may beasked to use digital tools as your application progresses. If so, one of our resourcing colleagues will be on hand to answers any queries you may have throughout the process.

Thank you for your understanding at this time.