Communications Officer

Published
July 20, 2021
Location
Hertfordshire
Category
Job Type
Salary
£22,000 - £27,000
Job Reference
CHUCOMMSOFF
Industry
Council
Local Town
Letchworth

Description

Communications Officer, Letchworth - 

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of people in North Herts?

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Communications team at North Herts Council.

As part of our small communications team you will be responsible for:

  • Drafting press releases and liaising with our local media
  • Helping to compile publications such as our residents’ magazine
  • Helping manage our social media presence
  • Producing regular internal communications

To do this successfully you will need significant PR or communications experience and be:

  • An excellent communicator, both verbally and in writing
  • Able to write for a variety of audiences across a range of channels
  • Assertive and confident when dealing with senior colleagues and outside parties
  • Confident with IT systems and social media
  • A team player

We can offer you an excellent benefits package including a pension scheme, generous leave allowance, flexi-time, home working, leisure concessions and more.

How to Apply

To apply for this position you must complete the Council's online application form at www.north-herts.gov.uk under the Jobs and Careers page using our secure web recruitment tool.  Please note that we do not accept CV applications, either on their own or accompanying application forms. Therefore please ensure that all relevant information is provided on the application form.

As a Council committed to equality and diversity we welcome applications from all sections of the community.  All full time posts are open to Job Share unless otherwise stated.  Disabled people who meet the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.

If you would like an informal chat about the post, you can contact Sarah Kingsley, Communications Manager on 01462 474552.

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE, YOU MUST APPLY THROUGH THIS LINK - https://www.north-herts.gov.uk/communications-officer-0

Closing date:   Noon on Friday 20 August

Interviews:       Monday 13 or Tuesday 14 September

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