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Economic Development Project Officer

  • Employer: Wealden District Council
  • Reference: WDC/22/205064
  • Published: Mon 18/07/2022, 16:48 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 19/08/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time, Job-Share, Part Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £22,158 p.a. - £24,591 p.a. plus car allowance £2,746 p.a.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Council Offices, Hailsham, East Sussex

Temporary (12 month) / Full Time

Open to Job Share

Salary Range: £22,158 p.a. - £24,591 p.a. plus car allowance £2,746 p.a.

Flexible / hybrid working with office based days in Hailsham, East Sussex

 

Who?

We are looking for an Economic Development Project Officer to join our Economic Development and Wellbeing Team, who are responsible for helping develop a vibrant local economy and supporting local communities.

What will you be doing?

  • Providing support to the wider team to deliver our service plan covering economic development and tourism
  • Planning and producing communications to our businesses including e-newsletters, social media, website content and print
  • Project work to support the revitalisation of our towns high streets and Districts business parks and industrial estates
  • Support to wider team to deliver Shared Prosperity Funded projects and actions arising from the Economic Development Strategy

What do we offer?

  • Excellent salary and employee benefits scheme
  • A friendly, supportive team and opportunities for continued professional development
  • Working for a great, forward thinking Local Authority

What do you need?

  • A 2:2 or above undergraduate degree
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of the challenges and opportunities within the Wealden District
  • Excellent communication skills and able to confidently deal with external stakeholders and partners
  • Strong attention to detail and be able to work to deadlines
  • Good IT skills

 

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Wealden have adopted new ways of working which includes hybrid working; this will require staff to work from home and to attend the offices in Hailsham when required.

Wealden District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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  • Employer: Wealden District Council
  • Reference: WDC/22/205064
  • Published: Mon 18/07/2022, 16:48 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 19/08/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time, Job-Share, Part Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £22,158 p.a. - £24,591 p.a. plus car allowance £2,746 p.a.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Council Offices, Hailsham, East Sussex

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