Communications Assistant

Location
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Salary
£20,092 - £22,183
Posted
23 Mar 2021
Closes
11 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Full time temporary
Working Pattern
Flexible hours
Hours
Full-Time

TAMWORTH BOROUGH COUNCIL

Communications Assistant

£20,092 - £22,183 per annum


37 hours per week

 

Temporary contract for 12 months

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic Communications Assistant to join our busy team to support the council’s delivery of our Communications activities including PR, Marketing, Consultation and Community Engagement.

The successful candidate will assist with the delivery of our vision and priorities across a diverse range of council services, playing a key role in promoting the council’s services and products whilst protecting and enhancing the authority’s reputation, as well as providing administrative support to the team. The role focuses on writing and distributing a range of content across various digital and non-digital channels along with capturing, analysing and evaluating communications performance data.

Applicants will ideally have a qualification in journalism or marketing and will need to have experience in copywriting in different styles for a range of audiences, as well as using social media channels for promotional and engagement purposes. Knowledge of ICT systems and software along with an understanding of website accessibility requirements are an essential requirement of this role.

This is a varied role which will suit an adaptable, creative and highly organised individual, proficient in working with a range of stakeholders.

If you think you could be right for this demanding but rewarding role in our team then we look forward to hearing from you.

The authority offers an excellent employment package with flexible working, a non-contributory health scheme, Local Government pension scheme and generous holiday entitlement. 

Appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, right to work in the UK check and medical clearance.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Linda Ram, PR Manager, on 07791 782802.

For further information and to apply please visit our website www.tamworth.gov.uk or email recruitmentapps@tamworth.gov.uk.

Closing date: 11th April 2021

Late applications and/or CVs will not be accepted.  Agencies need not apply. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for relevant posts.