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Vacancy Details

Marketing Officer

Employer:
Lancaster City Council
Salary:
£33,024 - £38,223 per annum
Location:
Lancaster Town Hall
Contract:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
No
Closing Date:
20/06/2024 at 23:55
Reference:
26_24
Lancaster City Council

The Role

An opportunity is available for a multi-skilled, experienced, and creative Marketing professional to join the council’s busy Marketing team, as a Marketing Officer dedicated to delivering original and strategic marketing support to a range of commercial portfolios owned by Lancaster City Council.

This role is a fixed term contract until the end of March 2025.

With experience in commercial marketing, you will be expected to conceptualise and deliver bespoke multi-channelled marketing and communications campaigns aimed to increase income generating opportunities, as well as promote the portfolios to key target audiences locally, regionally and nationally.

Knowledge, experience and confidence in utilising all areas of the marketing mix, as well as being creatively minded, is an essential part of this role. Prior experience working in the leisure and/or arts sectors would be beneficial, but not essential.

A full current UK driving licence is essential, as the post holder will be required to travel across the district to capture marketing material collateral and attend off site meetings.

As a result you will be required to sign up to the authorised external DVLA driving licence validation organisation that we use to manage and monitor our employees driving licence data. Reasonable adjustments can be made for those who are unable to drive due to a disability.

This post is temporary until end of March 2025. The hours of work for this position are 37 per week, working Monday – Friday. This post is subject to hybrid working arrangements, based at Lancaster Town Hall with home based and agile working options available.

The Council currently operates an excellent Flexible Working Hours Scheme which applies to this post. Subject to the needs of this business, this may allow employees to work between the hours of 6:00am-10:30pm.

For internal applicants, this role will be considered for a secondment opportunity. The secondment of an employee from another Service can only take place with the agreement of the Manager of the Service the applicant is contracted to. When this role comes to an end, the successful internal applicant will return to their substantive role.

About You

You will identify with our organisational values of Pride, Ownership, Working Together and Ambition.

Our Benefits

Lancaster is a great place to work, as well as being part of something special you will also benefit from:

  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • A range of employee benefits including discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, the opportunity to purchase extra time off, as well as discounts on days out, activities and retail.

Lancaster City Council has unanimously declared a climate emergency and will therefore work towards reducing carbon emissions to net-zero by 2030. As part of this role, you will be expected to participate and work towards reducing both carbon emissions and the impacts of climate change.

We are an Investor in People, Forces Friendly employer, and an Armed Forces Covenant committed organisation. We welcome applications from defence reserves and other members of our armed forces community. We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from all parts of our community.

At Lancaster City Council we aim to have a diverse workforce that is representative of the district that we serve, and provide a working environment where each employee feels able to bring their whole self to work. We welcome applications from all sections of our community and provide several supportive and inclusive workplace networks and safe spaces for employees to feel connected. Our workplace wellbeing strategy drives our commitment to staff wellbeing initiatives and ensuring that our organisation is a great place to work for all.

We are a disability confident committed employer.

Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive we are unable to update all applicants individually. If you do not receive a response from us within 2 weeks of the closing date then your application will have unfortunately been unsuccessful in progressing to interview.

Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed

Contact our Recruitment Team

Telephone: 01524 582000

recruitment@lancaster.gov.uk

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