Communications Assistant

Communications Assistant

  • Location: Witney
  • Salary: Starting from £17,942
  • Hours: 37
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 16 February 2020
  • Interview Date: 24 February 2020

About the role...

If you are looking to progress or start a career within Communications, then this could be the role you’ve been looking for.

Publica is a unique place to work – we’re a local government organisation with a twist – and this role offers an opportunity to gain unique experience of the fast-paced environment of a modern communications team

You will be supporting us in delivering effective, multi-channel communications campaigns on behalf of our three member councils, for a range of audiences from external customers to Publica staff. You will be involved in writing engaging copy for print, social media, websites and intranet, whilst supporting the co-ordination of events and exhibitions as required.

You will need...

  • A level, NVQ3, or BTEC Relevant professional qualification (relevant experience can be considered as an alternative)
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities
  • Strong administrative skills
  • A full UK driver’s license, and use of a car for work purposes

For more information about this role please see the Job Description/Person Specification.

If you have any questions or would like an informal conversation about this position please contact Sean Ranson on 01285 623254 or

To be considered for the role, please send your CV and a supporting statement telling us how you meet the criteria above to


*Please note, that Publica is currently undergoing a pay and grading consultation

If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date shown on the advert, unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies.

Safer recruitment practices are applied to all job vacancies. Successful candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment medical questionnaire; provide references;  proof of identity; nationality and immigration status; three years’ employment or education history (if applicable) and, in some cases, verification of criminal record.

Do you consider that you have a disability?

Publica has signed up to 'Disability Confident' commit to encourage applications by offering an interview to those who declare they have a disability, if the person meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined on the person specification.

Please indicate on your covering letter if this applies to you.

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