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Communications Officer

Networx Recruitment
MK41 7BJ, Bedford
Circa £27,436.30 per annum
Closing date
11 Jul 2024

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Corporate Services, Marketing
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Communications Officer 

Location: Bedford (Hybrid) 

Salary: £27,436.30 per annum  


Full time (37 hours per week)  


Can your words make a difference?  

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about comms to join our team.  

As Communications Officer you will help to shape our communications for all customers and colleagues across multiple channels.  

This is a hybrid role where you’ll work predominantly from home connecting regularly with the team, as well as spending time in the office.  


Your responsibilities will include:  

  • Writing content for a variety of digital channels including colleague intranet, websites, email newsletters and social media as required.  

  • Acting as Intranet Editor and Website Editor ensuring content is regularly refreshed and kept up to date.  

  • Acting as a first point of contact for incoming enquiries to the Communications Team – both internal and external  

  • Undertaking administrative tasks to support the smooth running of the department.  

  • Commissioning, managing and delivering content from creative agencies.  

  • Supporting the team to manage the annual colleague conference and any other events.  

  • Supporting the delivery of the digital strategy in order to grow and develop our digital offer to customers, colleagues and stakeholders.  


Playing an active role in the Communications Team to provide a proactive and responsive service that enhances the bpha brand.  


We’d love to meet someone who has:  

  • Good copywriting and proof-reading skills  

  • Knowledge of using and developing content for print, digital and social media channels  

  • Experience of website and intranet editing using CMS  

  • One year’s communications or similar experience of producing written communications for a range of audiences and channels  

  • An understanding of what makes engaging content.  

  • Experience of interpreting complex information into plain and effective communications  

  • The ability to manage and prioritise a range of tasks and projects.  


Amongst what we offer you is:  

  • A competitive salary of circa £27, 436  

  • 28 days holiday PLUS Bank Holidays  

  • Hybrid working  

  • A generous contributory pension scheme  

  • Private health care  

  • Free life assurance  

  • Access to an extensive suite of wellbeing services and tools including a digital gym  

  • Opportunities for learning and development  

  • Discounted gym membership  

  • Retail discount scheme  

  • A supportive and motivated team.  


Successful candidates will need to complete a basic DBS application.  


Closing date: 11th July 2024 

Interviews will take place throughout the recruitment campaign so please apply asap  


We reserve the right to close this recruitment if we receive a suitable number of applications. Please submit applications as soon as possible.  

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