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Jackson is a regionally structured civil engineering firm, working out of seven offices across the country. Our regional set-up means that, on the whole, we're able to get our staff home to their families each night.

We're savvy enough to recognise that it's the people on the ground who make our organisation work and that's why we invest in all our staff, to help them develop inspiring and enjoyable careers. But don't take our word for it, take a look at the videos at the bottom of this page to find out why our people love working for Jackson.

Communications Officer

We’re looking for someone with a journalistic background and first-class copywriting skills to join our PR and Communications team. We need someone who’s confident, eloquent, self-sufficient and able to seek out unique angles to stories and campaigns that set us apart from the competition.

A job of two halves

You’ll be responsible for delivering a programme of engaging news content to put out across all our media channels. You’ll also work with our pre-contracts and bid teams to create a library of project case studies and supporting evidence to inform our future bids.

Main responsibilities

Content generation
Travelling to our sites to conduct interviews, shoot videos and take photos. We need someone creative, with exceptional writing skills and the ability to self-edit.

Managing the ‘Wiki'
Using your content to its maximum benefit by managing a smart content library. We need someone organised, so that when we come to bid our next big contract, we can access the evidence to support what we say.

Owning our online presence
Working on our website and social media channels, you’ll grow our audience and drive engagement. We need someone who’s able to craft content for a range of platforms and audiences.

Internal Communications
As well as maintaining our external presence, we’ll also need you to help keep our staff engaged, predominately through the company intranet, but also through regular events and focus weeks.

Must haves

First Class Copywriting Skills
We’ll need you to take technical engineer-y speak and translate it into plain English.

Multimedia Ability
We produce our content in-house, so photography and video skills are essential, along with a keen eye for detail.

Web experience
We use an open source CMS on our website and intranet that you’ll learn to use on the job. If you’re tech savvy, you’ll pick it up in no time.

Creative nous
Over the years we’ve nurtured a strong brand identity and a reputation for being different. It’ll be your job to uphold this, and to infuse the brand in every aspect of your work.

If this sounds like the perfect job for you, please send a CV and covering letter to Lucy Page This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing date: Friday 30 October 2020
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