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Communications and Engagement Officer

Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Sunday 05 June 2022
Interview date: Week commencing 20 June 2022

For an informal discussion, please contact Rachel Ford, Programme Manager, on 07763579818 or rachel.ford@eastsussex.gov.uk

The Communications and Engagement Officer is a new post within our team. The post holder will be responsible for supporting the delivery of our communications and engagement plan, including undertaking key activities such as writing content for a variety of channels, promoting the work of TfSE, maintaining our social media channels and supporting the delivery of events. The successful candidate will work alongside the Communications Manager and the Stakeholder Engagement Manager to work with our wide range of national, regional and local stakeholders as we implement our SIP.

To be successful in this role, you will need to be able to effectively manage, prioritise and organise your workload, and work under pressure to meet competing deadlines.

Candidates for the role of Communications and Engagement Officer will require excellent knowledge of contemporary communications and engagement tools including digital communication, traditional media and public engagement and must be able to demonstrate their application to a wide range of audiences.

If you would like to know more about any of the roles listed above, please contact Rachel Ford, Programme Manager, on 07763579818 or rachel.ford@eastsussex.gov.uk

If you believe you have what it takes and want to be part of shaping this organisation, we want to hear from you.

For more information visit www.transportforthesoutheast.org.uk.

Additional Information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.

Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.


Equal Opportunities

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

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  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/181686/23765

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Lewes

  • Salary
  • £30,112 to £32,527

  • Closing date
  • 5 June 2022

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council

  • Department
  • Communities, Economy and Transport

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 37

  • Job type
  • Communications