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Senior Communications Officer
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: CBED/20/9579
  • Published: Fri 27/11/2020, 16:30 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 14/01/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £34,033 - £37,132 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Chicksands, Shefford, Bedfordshire

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Senior Communications Officer

Team: Communication and Engagement

Job Family: Providing, CBG 11

Salary: £34,033 - £37,132 per annum pro rata

Hours: Full-time, 37 hours per week

Base Location: Priory House, Shefford and home working

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 14th January 2021

More about the role:

The council is looking for a talented Senior Communications Officer to provide communications support to a range of services including Planning, Highways, Waste and Leisure.

You’ll be involved in explaining council plans and services - so local people know what we’re doing, how they can get involved and how they can take advantage of some of our services.  You’ll also be involved in managing high profile, complex or sensitive issues.  With good news sense and editorial skills too, you’ll be adept at crafting messages both for sensitive and positive stories.

It’s a chance to find your greatness by keeping the people we serve informed.  With the council continually delivering new projects for the community, you’ll have plenty of exciting things to share.

You know how to create insightful campaigns, target different audiences and develop successful communication strategies.

Be part of our team and find your greatness by making a real difference to the council and its communities.

Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.

Click HERE to apply now

To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Senior Communications Officer Recruitment Pack

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Joe Gregory, Communications Business Partner at or call 0300 300 6991 

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at  

Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role.