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Communications and Content Advisor

About the role

Communications and Content Advisor – fixed-term 12 months

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a communications and content advisor to work in our dedicated team, explaining our services to residents and stakeholders and promoting our area as an excellent place to live, work or visit.

This is a fixed-term 12-month  position which would suit someone keen to take the next step in their communications career - who has already mastered skills including social media, media relations, marketing, campaigns and events and can demonstrate success - but wants to move this to the next level.

Please email Simon Cobby Communications Manager, News and External Affairs, for more further information or any questions you might have.

Interviews to be in person at New Shire Hall on 16 May 2024

What will you be doing?

You will support a wide portfolio of communications, campaigns and marketing activity, working with council services on targeted communications using a variety of digital and traditional media channels. You will also be handling media enquiries on a rolling newsdesk rota.

About you

If you think you have the right experience and qualifications for this role and are committed to helping transform a public sector organisation to meet the challenges of the future we want to hear from you

Our benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

Our four values are central to our culture, driving everything we do.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we firmly believe benefits our colleagues, the organisation and our communities. If you don’t meet every single requirement in the job role but think this could be you, please don’t be put off.   We are committed to building a workplace that is compassionate and inclusive as well as diverse, so if you think you could be a good candidate for this role please consider applying and speak to the recruiting manager if you have any questions.

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, along with our employee network 'IDEAL' and self-organised peer support groups help us to foster an inclusive, supportive and safe working environment where people feel valued, respected, and empowered.  We collect relevant diversity data for monitoring as part of the recruitment process to understand the diversity of our applicants and monitor any trends throughout the recruitment processes so that we can take meaningful action.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. We fully support providing reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, as well as when you join us, and we encourage candidates to contact the Hiring Manager, whose details can be found in the advert, to discuss any adjustment needs. Some examples of adjustments could include additional time to complete an assessment or printing a document on pastel coloured paper with larger font size and line spacing. We would value talking about what might be possible to enable you to join us and thrive, so if there is something that would help you to do your best during your journey with us, please get in touch.

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion.


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