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Communications Assistant (Marketing)

Job Title: Communications Assistant (Marketing)
Reference: Sysca0307
Job Descripton: Are you a Communications Assistant who's looking for a new opportunity? We're currently recruiting for a long term temporary position in Penrith, within a public sector organisation.


• Experienced in working as part of a team in a busy office, working to tight timescales in a confidential environment.
• Excellent customer service skills, liaising with both internal and external customers.
• Accuracy is essential in both written communications and verbal.
• Experience in working in a corporate communications department would be desirable


• Support the Communications Officers and wider Marketing and Communications team with general administrative duties.
• Respond to calls from the media, logging details of the call accurately on a database and providing a timely response, using constabulary systems under the direction of the Communications Officers.
• Answer internal phone calls to the team, logging and forwarding the call to the appropriate person.
• Log and action emails received into the team email box.
• Give basic information about low-level incidents to the media, identifying what information should be released and when to refer with colleagues for more in depth queries.
• Conduct daily media monitoring, identifying relevant information to the police in all channels such as print, online and social media for action / retention.
• Make amendments to the Constabulary`s intranet and website as requested.
• Support the Communications Officers with creating and developing effective and creative marketing campaigns, issuing social media messages as requested.
• Delivering daily media monitoring briefing via email to distribution list.
• Monitoring the TV recordings, downloading information that requires to be retained.
• Issue local appeals to the media from requests submitted by police officers, referring to the Communications Officers for guidance.
• Arrange appointments for media interviews, liaising with the media and Officers.
• Obtain authorisation for photographs to be issued to the media.
• Update templates under the direction of the Communications Officers and Marketing and Communications Management

Hours of work:

• Monday-Thursday 09:00-17:00
• Friday 08:00 - 16:00
• Temporary post - Immediate start available until March 2019


• £10.02 per hour.

Who are System People?

We are a local, professional Recruitment Agency based in English Gate Plaza, Botchergate, Carlisle, Cumbria. We cover North and West Cumbria and offer a range of professional temporary and permanent opportunities, which include; HR, Finance, IT, Marketing and office support. You will find our consultants to be friendly and approachable but most of all honest. We do not work on commission; we work as a team to create a friendly, professional environment to support our candidates in their search for the right position.

If you are interested in this role, or indeed any of our other opportunities, please do not hesitate to call Frankie Scott on 01228 210019 to arrange a registration, we would love to represent you and help find you work.

System People are acting on behalf of their client as a recruitment agency
Job Type: Temporary
Location: Cumbria, Penrith
Salary: 10 Per Hour
Posted by: System People
Date Posted: 03/07/2018

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