Gambling Commission

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Job Description

Birmingham, West Midlands 

c£25,000 Plus 26 Days’ Holiday, Option To Buy Up To Five Days’ Extra Annual Leave, Flexible Working, Civil Service Pension, Childcare Voucher Scheme (subject to statutory tax rules), Additional Benefits Package 
Great Britain’s gambling industry is in a constant state of change, fuelled by shifting consumer behaviour and the rapid growth of technology. It’s high profile politically too, and the legislation controlling gambling is constantly under scrutiny. Within this uniquely challenging and evolving environment, The Gambling Commission’s role is to ensure that gambling is crime free, fair and open - and that children and vulnerable people are protected. Now they need you to play a key role in their future, driving the change needed to ensure that the Gambling Commission can meet the growing complexity of the market and their developing regulatory remit. 
The Gambling Commission are now looking for a Communications Co-ordinator to support their internal and external communications activities. 
This is a fantastic opportunity for a creative and proactive communications professional to help shape the voice and image of one of the UK’s leading regulatory bodies. 
As a Communications Co-ordinator, you will provide a high level of support to the Communications Team. 
In this vital role, you’ll write engaging content for internal and external use, create pages for the website and intranet and develop shareable content for the Commission’s social media channels. 
You’ll help to organise a range of events for different audiences, as well as supporting external news coverage for announcements and consumer-facing campaigns. 
Additionally, you will: 
- Write engaging press releases 
- Distribute key information to journalists  
- Co-ordinate the Commission’s subscriptions for publications and comms services
- Handle simple press enquiries 
- Perform a range of administrative tasks 
To be considered, you’ll need experience of the following: 
- Working in a fast-paced communications environment 
- Updating digital content on websites 
- Creating assets and content for social media 
- Co-ordinating branding and materials 
- Organising events and meetings 
- Using Photoshop and/or InDesign 
Creative and collaborative, as a Communications Co-ordinator, you’ll have outstanding organisational and prioritisation skills. You’ll also have a proactive approach to problem-solving and the ability to work on your own initiative. 
Please note, the closing date for applications is the 1st April 2018. 
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