Senior Digital Communications Officer
(GLA) Grade 8 (£42,664)
Vacancy Description
Job reference no: GLA1810
Contract type: Permanent
Closing Date: Sunday 23 September 2018 at 23:59 GMT
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Salary: £42,664 per annum
Grade: 8

We’re looking for a Senior Digital Communications Officer to join the Greater London Authority digital communications team at City Hall, London. If you’re a creative digital specialist, ready to take the Mayor of London’s channels to the next level, this could be just the job for you.


You’ll help develop and deliver our social media, email, and video programmes to meet communications and marketing strategic goals. Naturally, you’ll be a self starter who can take an idea and run with it from start to finish. We want someone who can find, create and evaluate great content for a variety of strategic purposes across multiple mediums - from social, email, digital advertising and web journeys, to photography and videos. You’ll be a champion for continual evaluation and optimisation based on analytics and insights, and know how to use a budget to get results and maximise impact.


You’ll be a real people person and a confident communicator who’s happy dealing with staff at all levels and across functions, including press, design, and policy. You’ll have line management responsibilites and be ready to stand in for the Digital Communications Manager as needed.


You’ll thrive under pressure and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. You’ll understand how a politically sensitive organisation works, and what role digital comms plays in this context.


Top notch copywriting skills is crucial as is experience of high profile social media, digital advertising and email campaigns working in, for example, a communications, marketing, public sector or PR environment. You’ll also need line management experience.


This a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate. If that’s you, please apply.

Please click here for Job Description and Person Specification. 

This role is based at City Hall.

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.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this role is open to job share. 

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.

If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on quoting reference GLA1810.


Application closing date:            Sunday 23 September 2018 at 23:59 GMT.
Interviews will take place at:      City Hall on a date to be confirmed.


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