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Communications and Social Media Administrator

  • Employer: Waverley Borough Council
  • Reference: ComWel/24/286246
  • Published: Wed 03/07/2024, 14:53 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 22/07/2024, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary range £26,787 to £28,862
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Surrey - with hybrid working, Surrey

Do you have a passion for communication and want to develop these skills to make a real difference to a community?

Are you looking for a role with variety and the opportunity to work across services, programmes and projects?

Do you want to help improve the way we engage with our residents and partners?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a creative, confident individual with a can-do attitude, to join our busy and enthusiastic communications team.

You will have the opportunity to develop a broad range of communications skills and experience of building effective and productive working relationships with senior managers, councillors and other stakeholders.

You will support the team to develop a wide range of communication and engagement activities, creating and maintaining digital content for web, intranet (Sharepoint) and social media.

You need to have an excellent standard of written English, an eye for detail, initiative and the willingness to take personal responsibility to ensure tasks are completed.

You will have the ability to work under pressure, excellent attention to detail and the confidence and to take on the challenges of working in a high profile and political environment.

This is an entry-level position that would suit a recent graduate or someone looking to take the first step on a career in communications.

This post is a full-time role. However, all applications will be considered.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Ian Mackie, Communications and Engagement Manager on 01483 5233130.

We do not accept CVs without a completed application form. Strictly no agencies please.

Closing date for applications: 09:00am Monday 22nd July 2024.

Interview date: Thursday 25th July 2024.

Please note we do not accept applications after the time given on the advert.

Please note that the Local Government Officers (Political Restrictions) Regulations 1990 apply to this post. In general terms these provisions mean that the postholder is prohibited from:

- holding or standing for elected public office (except Town or Parish Councils);

- holding office in a political party;

- speaking or writing in public (including on social media) in a personal capacity in a way that might be regarded as favouring one or other political party;

- canvassing at elections

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  • Recruitment Pack - Join our Team at Waverley
  • Job Description

How to Apply

To apply for this vacancy, click the “Apply Online” link.

If you are not already on Waverley Borough Council's website for this vacancy, you will be redirected to our website's jobs page.  Either click "Apply Online" at the bottom of this page, or at the top left hand side under Waverley Borough Council click either the "Log in" button (if you are already registered) or the "Register" button.

You will be redirected to the JobsGoPublic system, which manages our online recruitment process. Once you have registered with JobsGoPublic (which is free to use) you can log in to your application at any time and keep track of where you are in the recruitment process.  

If you are unable to use this service or would like assistance, please contact us via hr@waverley.gov.uk or call the Human Resources team on 01483 523388.

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  • Employer: Waverley Borough Council
  • Reference: ComWel/24/286246
  • Published: Wed 03/07/2024, 14:53 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 22/07/2024, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary range £26,787 to £28,862
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Surrey - with hybrid working, Surrey

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