Communications Adviser INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY - EAL04664

East Lothian Council
Posted

  • Location: Haddington
  • £32,410 to £36,516 per annum, Grade 5
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: EAL04664

Vacancy Information

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

Days and Hours of Work:
Mon-Fri. 09.00-17.00
To start April

INTERNAL ONLY
Applications for this post will only be accepted from current employees of East Lothian Council (this includes casual and agency staff who are currently undertaking work for us)

Job Details

To play a key role in delivering the council’s internal and external communication strategy, building and maintaining relationships with a specific Service Area(s) within the council to establish and deliver its key objectives.

S/he will be responsible for multi-disciplinary communications campaigns to reach target audiences and ensure the council’s priorities are widely understood and recognised. This involves producing news releases, answering media enquiries, preparing content for the website, social media and internal comms; organising events and developing promotional materials.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job Attachments') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job. You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form. You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.

The East Lothian Way
The ‘East Lothian Way’ – values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work. Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours. Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.

Job Requirements

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

Driving Licence
A full current driving licence is desirable for this post.

Additional Information

For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link: www.eastlothian.gov.uk/nonteachinginfo

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If you require further information about this vacancy, please call 01620 827868, or email us on recruitment@eastlothian.gov.uk

Please note: we do not accept CV's. There is no function to allow you to upload a CV to MyJobScotland and we do not accept CV's by post or email. All our vacancies must be applied for by completing the on-line application form.

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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