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Communications Officer (East Sussex Community Voice)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/49421/18754
  • Published: Fri 05/11/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 05/12/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35
  • Salary: starting from £25,882 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN21 3UT

Job introduction

Salary: starting from £25,882 per annum plus 6% pension contribution 
Contract type: Fixed term until 31 March 2022 with possibility of extension
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Sunday 05 December 2021

How to apply: please visit: https://www.escv.org.uk/work-with-us to download the Job Description/Person Specification and application form and submit using the details enclosed.

For further information or queries please contact Sue Wells: Susan.Wells@escv.org.uk (07794 097 713)

 

About the role

Working pattern: 35 hours per week – Monday to Friday (flexible)

Salary: starting from £25,882 per annum plus 6% pension contribution

Annual Leave: 27 days per year plus Bank Holidays

Contract duration: Fixed term to 31 March 2022 with possibility of extension

Location: ESCV office in Eastbourne and remote working

East Sussex Community Voice (ESCV) is seeking a skilled, committed and energetic individual to drive forward our communication activity and support delivery of our innovative community-focused projects and programmes. This is a fixed term post to 31st March 2022 with possibility of extension depending on funding.

Established in 2013, ESCV is a Community Interest Company. Our vision is for ’People centred public services in East Sussex; where all members of the public are empowered to have a say in service, design, and delivery’. We deliver Healthwatch East Sussex, the EU-funded ‘it takes a Village to Raise A Child’ (VRAC) project, and a number of other initiatives in East Sussex.

Working closely with staff and volunteers, you will gather views and experiences from individuals, communities, and stakeholders across East Sussex. You will help us deliver strong and accessible messages that inform and support change on a range of issues such as health, care, young people and housing.

You will manage our website and social media platforms, write articles about the work we undertake and collate news stories for publication in the media, newsletters, bulletins and online. You will adapt our messaging to a wide range of audiences and distribute these effectively. There are opportunities for innovation and development.

As part of a small but growing organisation, you will be involved in many aspects of our challenging, evolving, and rewarding work. The ability to pick-up new skills and approaches, adapt and find pragmatic solutions is essential to the role.

“East Sussex Community Voice is an Equal Opportunities and Diversity employer and welcomes candidates from all sections of the community.”

To apply, please visit: https://www.escv.org.uk/work-with-us to download the Job Description/Person Specification and application form and submit using the details enclosed.

For further information or queries please contact Sue Wells: Susan.Wells@escv.org.uk (07794 097 713)

Applications close at midnight on Sunday 05 December 2021

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 15 December 2021

Please note interviews may be face-to-face or virtual (Teams, Zooms etc.)

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

 

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  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/49421/18754
  • Published: Fri 05/11/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 05/12/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35
  • Salary: starting from £25,882 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN21 3UT