Marketing Officer

Margate, Kent
£28,517 + annual pay for contribution reward opportunity, LGPS and generous holiday allowance
10 Jun 2014
09 Jul 2014
Business Type
In-house / Client-side
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a truly exciting time to join Thanet District Council; from inspiring initiatives such as the realisation of the Dreamland Amusement Park and the ambitious plans for the Port of Ramsgate and Royal Marina to the creative redesign of council services. We believe that change is positive.

We pride ourselves on being a forward thinking and innovative employer that encourages new ways of working. We would like to hear from people who want to contribute to exceptional performance in the services and initiatives delivered to the people of Thanet. Find out more about our priorities at

Thanet consists of the towns of Margate, Ramsgate and Broadstairs as well as the Thanet Villages. It’s a beautiful place to live and work with its rich heritage and outstanding natural beauty. Find out more about living and working in Thanet at

The Marketing Officer is responsible for positively promoting council services and initiatives, gathering customer insights and producing relative engaging campaigns.

This post sits within the Communications Team working alongside the PR and Publicity Team to ensure overall message and campaign consistency.

The role is wide ranging, encompassing strategic planning, the timely delivery of targeted, multichannel, proactive marketing campaigns and comprehensive campaign monitoring and evaluation.

The council is undergoing a period of change both in the design of the organisation and in the ways in which it will continue to deliver successful services. Marketing plays a vital role in ensuring stakeholders are engaged and in managing the perception of the council brand and its services through this change. Working closely with senior management and elected members, delivering innovative marketing campaigns will ensure that change is inclusive and the benefits understood.