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Lead Engagement Officer - LOTI

Starting salary: £42,507 per annum

Permanent Contract

Job Reference: LC735

The London Office of Technology and Innovation (LOTI) is a new city-wide function within London Councils which will build common capability and opportunity to collaborate and scale technology, data and skills across London’s public services, improving outcomes for Londoners while promoting a culture of collaboration and innovative thinking.

In this role you will be the engagement, communications and marketing lead for the London Office of Technology and Innovation, helping steer it in what will at times be a rocky new road to become the trailblazing, innovative, and transformative vehicle it is envisioned to be.

Your job will be to develop LOTI’s communications and engagement with a diverse group of stakeholders, forming strong relationships to build the LOTI community. Working with this wide range of stakeholders you will ensure that transparency is at the core of the operations and that LOTI works in the open.

You will be responsible for embedding the standards by which LOTI will operate and attaining LOTI’s goal to be a sharing endeavour among its core members and the wider community across London, from the public to businesses, organisations, and institutions.

We are looking for someone with the expertise to communicate complex ideas clearly and with the confidence to present to a range of audiences from senior politicians, council executives, and industry leaders, to frontline staff and user groups.

As LOTI’s lead on researching and responding to funding opportunities to maximise its impact and deliver its aspirations, you will have experience in successfully identifying and responding to a range of funding proposals.

You will have strong experience of working on large projects with multiple stakeholders’ interests to balance and be an expert on using a range of digital media platforms and channels to communicate with and build engaged communities.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 16  April 2019 at 12 Noon.

Interview Date: w/c 22  April 2019

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Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24-hour Answer phone) quoting reference number LC735 if you experience any problems. A minicom service for the hearing impaired available on 020 7332 3732.

As a Disability Confident Employer, London Councils will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the post