Senior Marketing and Events Officer
(GLA) Grade 8 (£42,664)
Vacancy Description
Job reference: OPDC-SMEO
Location: Union Street, SE1 & West London (primarily based at Union Street, with frequent travel to West London)
Contract type: 12-month maternity cover
Closing Date: Friday 29 June 2018
Interview Date: Tuesday 17 July 2018
Salary: £42,664
Grade: 8

Passionate about people, communications and engagement? Experienced in the planning and delivery of marketing communications and events for a sizeable and high-profile development/regeneration/infrastructure project? We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented individual to join our team on a temporary contract covering a period of maternity leave.


This exciting role will suit a passionate individual with drive and commitment to communicate and promote the work of OPDC and to deliver the Mayoral Development Corporation’s local, London-wide and international marcomms and events programme. OPDC is a Mayoral Development Corporation and the local planning authority for Old Oak and Park Royal. Working in the CEO Office in the Communications and Engagement team, you will plan, manage and deliver audience-focused marketing communications, an annual events programme and promotional activities using the full marketing mix across digital, social media and offline channels to communicate OPDC messages.


You’ll have the necessary experience and skills to use technical e-marketing tools like e-comms/database marketing systems, social media scheduling and reporting tools and website content management systems. You’ll have an eye-for-detail to ensure that marketing materials and PowerPoint presentations conform to OPDC and Mayoral of London brand & style guidelines; and have strong proof-reading skills to be able to refine text and messaging according to audience needs. You will champion and use audience research and insights in the development of marketing materials whilst considering accessibility requirements; and manage the full media planning & buying process with contracted media agency; as well as secure ‘owned’ and ‘earned’ media through partnerships to complement ‘bought’ activities. You will support the Head of Communications and Engagement across other workstreams including stakeholder comms and engagement, media activity/press releases, Q&As and FAQs; and, the management of delegated finance-related matters, supplier contracts, associated agency resources and staffing, and the OPDC Advanced Apprentice.


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OPDC is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements and welcome applications from candidates seeking part time work as this role is open to job share. London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability. In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan, childcare voucher scheme and a career average pension scheme.

Application closing date:                Friday 29 June 2018
Interviews will take place at:          169 Union Street, SE1 0LL on Tuesday 17 July 2018


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