Communication Specialist (Content)

Job Title: Communication Specialist (Content)
Location: Gatwick
Category: Communications
Type: Permanent
Salary: up to £25,000 depending on skills and experience
Reference #: VN2480
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Job Description

The Role

Have you read a webpage, and thought of a clearer way to communicate the information? If so, we'd love to hear from you!

Working in an award winning and collaborative team, as Communication Specialist (Content) you'll need a keen interest in communications and have the skills to communicate technical information clearly and be able to write concisely.

The Communications Department delivers activity across a range of functions including media relations, stakeholder engagement, content, publications and internal comms. In this role you'll help support these different functions to deliver planned and coordinated activity.

You'll be working proactively with technical specialists across the business to help prepare, publish, maintain and manage external content ensuring external content (online and in publications) is clear, relevant and up to date.

You'll be responsible for maintaining and developing the website structure and navigation to ensure it best serves the needs of external users as well as manage the preparation and distribution of targeted external notifications and alerts from the CAA.

Another area is to support the planning and delivery of targeted safety promotion and other campaigns, providing the opportunity to develop marketing communications skills.

About You

You'll need to be able to demonstrate excellent written communication skills, have experience of working with website technologies and content management tools and have a genuine interest in publishing, design and online content development.

You should have excellent proficiency in use of standard Microsoft products, experience of graphic design and publishing products (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) is desirable.

Interview Date: Week Commencing 1st April 2019

Closing Date: 28th March 2019
  or     if you have applied to the CAA previously

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