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Communications and Engagement Assistant HCC529350

Job Details:

Salary Range: £21,778 - 24,476 per annum 
Work Location: Winchester based 
Hours per week: 37
Contract Type: Permanent, term time only a consideration 
Closing Date:  7 July 2022

The Role:

This is a full time post within our busy Communications and Engagement team with responsibility for producing a wide range of communication and marketing materials for school customers and internal staff.
The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and a good eye for detail. You will be able to work independently and as part of a team and have the organisational skills to thrive in a dynamic and changing environment. An ability to prioritise and deliver against tight deadlines is a key requirement of this role.


In this role you will:

•    Contribute to the production of a range of communication and marketing materials, including curriculum updates and HIAS publications, in a variety of appropriate and accessible formats.
•    Work alongside the Communications and Engagement Officer to optimise the use of available platforms to market services and products to increase customer engagement.
•    Support the production of new sold subscription publications/resources for schools (electronic and printed). 
•    Maintain up to date database of subscribers to sold services publications and resources.
•    Respond to enquiries from customer and staff about subscriptions.
•    Support HCC values, inclusion, diversity, equalities and well-being in ensuring high quality branded marketing, communications and products throughout whole service


Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
•    Educated to a good standard, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent level qualification
•    Ability to communicate effectively at all levels in the organisation and with customers.
•    An eye for detail.
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•    Good organisational and prioritisation skills.
•    Computer literacy and experience of using the Microsoft Office applications. Knowledge of Microsoft Publisher would be beneficial.

Additional Information:

Communications and Engagement Assistant Job Description & Person Specification

Vetting Requirements:

This post is subject to a Criminal Records Check. As such please note, we will take up references prior to interview.

Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:

Katie Scott, Training Programme Manager HTLC 03707 797296 or 01962 874820


Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.


In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.


We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.



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