Communications, Social Marketing and Social Media Officer

Job Details


Champs Public Health Collaborative is a long-standing collaborative of nine Directors of
Public Health (DsPH) and their teams serving 2.6 million people in Cheshire and
Merseyside (C&M), who also have a strategic influencing role within the Liverpool City
Region and the Cheshire & Warrington sub-region.

Working to the ethos of ‘collaborative action, local impact’, Champs tackles a number of
priorities, agreed with Public Health England and NHS England, that are common to
every area and where progress can be best made through collective action.

Overseen by the nine Directors of Public Health as an Executive Board, the role of the
Collaborative is to energise the whole system and influence strategic partnerships to
focus on prevention, health inequalities and use of the best data and evidence. The
Collaborative includes members of local teams who offer a unique and essential
contribution as system leaders working with strategic partners, facilitated by a small
support team. The Champs support team leads, facilitates, and enables delivery of the
priorities and programmes.

The post-holder will support the communications and social marketing lead in
developing and delivering campaigns and stakeholder communications. This fixed-term
post will be part of the Champs support team, hosted by Wirral Council.


1. Support the development and delivery of the communications and marketing plan for the
Public Health Collaborative on behalf of the Cheshire and Merseyside Directors of Public
Health Executive Board.
2. Support a number of programme leads across the nine Cheshire and Merseyside Local
Authorities and wider stakeholder community in the development, preparation and delivery
of communications and marketing activity.
3. Support the amplification and promotion of national awareness campaigns that align with the
Champs priorities to stakeholders and the public as necessary.
4. Support the Communications and Marketing programme lead with copywriting and
production of newsletters and publications, producing website copy, website
maintenance/development, social media management, developing and sending e-mail
campaigns, reviewing analytical reports and keeping the Champs contact database up to
5. Contribute to the dissemination of learning and good practice at a local, regional and
national level as required.
6. To support any media work by writing and distributing press releases and briefings and
liaising with the media and stakeholders as appropriate.
7. Take an active role in promoting the Public Health Collaborative and its achievements to key
8. Ensure identified communications and marketing activity is delivered within agreed financial
and resource constraints.
9. Ensure that identified communications and marketing activity is delivered on time and any
issues are flagged to line manager.
10. Support the delivery of collaborative behaviour change campaigns as they arise.
11. Support the evaluation of identified communications and marketing activity.
12. Support the organisation of and attend Champs events as appropriate.
13. Provide administrative support to the Communications & Marketing programme lead and
communications team including diary planning, minuting meetings, organising appropriate
meetings, training and events.

Pay rate: £16.57 per hour umbrella

Three to six months contract with view to extend or make permanent