Communications Officer (Fixed Term)
Employer:Chorley Borough Council
Published:Tue 27/03/2012 15:06 PM
Closing date:Wed 11/04/2012 23:59 PM
Working pattern:Full Time, Contract position
Salary:£19,621 - £21,519 per annum
Scale 5 (£19,621 – £21,519 per annum) Fixed term for 12 months
We need a highly-motivated and imaginative communications officer to join our busy and ambitious team. The job involves a varied role in a corporate communications office providing support across a range of functions. You will need plenty of initiative as well as being able to work under pressure with a flexible approach to prioritising conflicting and changing workloads.
We want people to be able to play a full part in their community, engage with us as a modern local authority and be able to express informed views about our services and the way they should develop in the future.
We need someone who can spot a story, draft creative and engaging copy and develop our social media work so we can let everyone know what we are doing and why.
You must have experience in a journalism or PR role and a NCTJ qualification would be an advantage.
For an information discussion regarding this role please contact Andrew Daniels (Communications Manager) on 01257 515265.
For further information please telephone 01257 515178. To apply on-line please select ‘Apply Now’.
The closing date for completed application forms is midnight , Wednesday 11th April 2012 .
Interviews are scheduled for either week commencing 30th April or week commencing 14th May 2012.
We believe that everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect. We are committed to the elimination of unfair and unlawful discrimination and prejudice in all our policies, procedures and practices.
We are committed to ensuring that the principals of the various legislation, European Directives and equality standards are met. Our aim is to have a workforce that is reflective of the local community and this will allow the Council to respond to the diverse needs of the community more effectively and with sensitivity.
We seek to challenge any unlawful or unjustifiable discrimination and we aim to prevent exclusion on grounds such as age, disability, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, religion or any other unjustifiable reason. We will take appropriate action to resolve any issues raised where discrimination is alleged.