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Communications Assistant - FULL TIME CHRISTCHURCH

  • Reference: REC/16/56516
  • Published on: Wed 07/12/2016 23:59 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 08/01/2017 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours:
  • Salary: £17,891 - £19,939
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BH23 1AZ
Christchurch and East Dorset Councils logo


Salary: £17,891-£19,939 PG4


Plus local Government Pension Scheme


Hours: 37hrs per week


The successful candidate will support the Communications Officers in developing the reputation of the partnership. They will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be creative and innovative in their approach to work, have experience in editing content for the web and providing administrative support, pay attention to detail and be committed to producing products of a high standard.


The post requires someone who can effectively multi task and work to deadlines and be competent in the use of a wide range of ICT based systems because a typical day will include:



  • Creating and inputting content on to a variety of systems for a variety of audiences

  • Coordinating information and activities to develop and deliver communications through social media, intranet and internet and media

  • Assist in preparation of communication products

  • Answering media calls and taking messages



Although the post holder will be based at Christchurch Borough Council offices travel to other council offices is also required. Occasional evening and weekend working is expected.


For further details please contact Ceri Lewis on 01202 795455 or Melanie Baldwin on 01202 795311 or email communications@christchurchandeastdorset.gov.uk


NB: You will be unable to view the job description and person specification forms after this vacancy has closed. We cannot accept CV's in place of an application form as we require the same range of information from all our candidates. Please be aware that further communication will be via e-mail. Should you not receive an email within 21 days of applying for the position, please accept that you have not been shortlisted for interview on this occasion. The Partnership is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Applications must be returned by: 6th January 2017

Interview Date: 17th January 2017