Communications Officer

Orchard House
28,221 - 35,229
06 Sep 2018
25 Sep 2018
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37.0 Hours per Week

Solihull Council is looking for a talented communicator to join its central communications team.  You will need to have top notch communication skills ; experience of working with a range of organisations and be looking for a new challenge.


Based in Solihull town centre the job is a varied mix of PR and marketing, with a little consultation and engagement thrown in. 

 Working across all the Council services you will provide colleagues with advice on all communication matters everything from communication plans to helping to organise the employee awards.  The job is a fantastic opportunity to develop communication skills in a supportive and dynamic environment.

This post is offered as a temporary maternity cover for up to 12 months starting in October. Where appropriate, we would consider applicants seeking a secondment opportunity.  If you wish to proceed on this basis you will need to gain your line manager/ employer’s approval before applying.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to complete an online test. Successful applicants will be then invited to an interview and assessment on 9th October 2018.

If you have any specific questions about the post, or about the recruitment process please email to with the subject line “communications officer question”.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required.

This post requires the following Disclosure and Barring check: Not required.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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