Media and Communications Support Assistant

  • Full time
  • Taunton
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • August 10, 2020
  • £26,999 to £28,785

Somerset West & Taunton are recruiting for a Media and Communications Support Assistant.

Location: Taunton (at Deane House and other offices as required)

We are looking for someone to support the Media and Communications Officer in facilitating good communications between elected members, partners, the media and the local community. The person we are looking for will be professional, skilled in media communications with previous experience in this field and have a positive can do attitude.

As part of the Communications and Engagement team you will support the production of communications and publications for the Council. You will also be the first point of contact for media enquiries during the Media and Communications Officer’s absence.

For more information on the post, please contact HR on 0300 304 8000.

Benefits of working with the Council

The Authority offers flexible and agile working, with excellent technology to support this. The council offices provide a pleasant, comfortable and modern working environment and a fleet of pool cars for use on official business. The Council offer a generous annual leave entitlement as well as an option to purchase additional annual leave.

Other benefits include the Local Government Pension Scheme, payment of professional subscription if required for the role, an Employee Assistance Programme, access to My Staff Shop which include salary sacrifice schemes, discounts and deals. Employees also are eligible for free use of the gym and swimming pool during off peak times and discounted gym and swimming membership at peak times. A relocation allowance may apply if eligible.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please view our website by clicking apply and download and complete the Application Form and Recruitment Monitoring Forms in line with the Job Description.

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