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External Communications Officer

Job Title: External Communications Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol
Industry:
IT
Salary: 27905-31371
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3572
Job Published: July 02, 2019 17:28

Job Description

External Communications Officer
Are you passionate about communicating in inspiring and exciting ways to reach new and existing audiences? This is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking to take the next step in your career, work as part of a highly skilled team and put into practice your creativity via a range of marketing, media relations and communications tactics. We are recruiting a 1 x full time and 1 x half time (job share) External Communications Officers to provide communications advice, develop exciting content, support with monitoring and evaluation of campaigns and pitch ideas and stories to the local media. In return you will be supported, mentored and empowered as the team strives for excellence.

 

Directorate
Resources
Job Type
Communications, PR & Media
Working Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Location
City Hall, College Green, BS1 5TR
Pay Grade
BG10
Salary
£27,905 - £31,371
DBS
Not Applicable
Closing Date
15/07/2019
Ref No
3572
Documents
Person Specification
(PDF, 111.15kb)
Job Description
(PDF, 174.19kb)
The way we communicate at Bristol City Council is changing. We need to be bold, challenging and innovative. We need to develop existing audiences and reach new audiences, from those in our city whose voices are not often heard, to those on a global scale. Our communications are vital to Bristol’s success.

To match this ambition, we need the right people. Bristol City Council's vision is to create a truly inclusive and connected city in which no-one is left behind. These roles will directly support that vision. Now is a really exciting time to join our team. We have great people and great tools. This is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking to take the next step in your career and put into practice your creativity via a range of marketing, media relations and communications tactics. You will provide communications advice, develop exciting content, support with monitoring and evaluation of campaigns and pitch ideas and stories to the local media. In return you will be supported, mentored and empowered as the team strives for excellence.

Join us and you’ll receive a rewards package including flexible working and flexi-time, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition, you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

Please find attached the Job Description and Person Specification, along with the job advert this should give you a clear overview of the role. If you have any queries and would like to discuss the role in further detail please contact Sophie Shirt (Deputy Head of External Communications) on Sophie.shirt@bristol.gov.uk.

Shortlisting due to take place on Tuesday 16 July.

Interviews are currently scheduled to take place on Monday 22 and Tuesday 23 July.