Assistant communications officer
Coventry City Council
Salary: £20,661 - £25,951 per annum
Contract Type: Full time, permanent
Closing date: 28 January 2018
Coventry City Council is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and self-motivated Assistant Communications Officer to deliver communications activities for the Public Health & Insight Teams.
As an Assistant Communications Officer you will be working on a range of communications campaigns, organising events, producing eye-catching publications, writing press releases and working with the media to communicate and promote the work of the Council.
This exciting post brings together elements of communications, insight and a focus on Public Health issues and services. The post would suit somebody with experience of journalism, marketing, public relations and the professional use of social media. Flexibility, creativity and enthusiasm is key to this role. If you have the right attributes, this could be the ideal next step in your communications career.
Keen to join the team? Please complete an application form, tell us about your previous experience and where you have used your skills to shine.
In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include working from home (subject to project/service area requirements) and a generous holiday allowance (starting at 35 days including bank holidays). In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, 'MyCar' scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.
Monday – Friday. 37 hours per week
9th February 2018
Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse community we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings.
We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition.
This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers.
This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.