Communications Officer - Corporate Policy & Improvement

East Lothian Council
£29,180 - £32,921 per year Pro Rata
02 Sep 2016
26 Sep 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Salary: £29180-£32921 per annum pro rata (£15.99-£18.04 per hour)
Temporary part time position until 31 March 2017
28 hours per week
To start asap

Job Details

As a member of the Communications team, and working very closely with key staff, to support the development and implementation of the Council’s communications strategy. The post will involve handling a wide range of media enquiries, producing press releases, organising media events and developing promotional material.

To assist in public relations and marketing initiatives, taking a lead role in the development and production of public information material and display work, ensuring that the work of the Council is understood and recognised externally and internally by the public, and partner agencies.

Please download the attached Job Outline/Person Specification at the bottom of the page for the exact duties and tasks required of the post.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Educated to degree standard or equivalent in an appropriate subject and/or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience.

This post involves accessing the public services network, therefore the preferred candidate will be subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standards (BPSS). The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Additional Information

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See also:
Communications Officer FINAL Grade 9.pdf

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