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Communications Officer

East Sussex Community Voice (ESCV) is seeking a skilled, committed and energetic individual to drive forward our communication activity and support delivery of our innovative community-focused projects and programmes. This is a fixed term post to 31st March 2022 with possibility of extension depending on funding.

Established in 2013, ESCV is a Community Interest Company. Our vision is for ’People centred public services in East Sussex; where all members of the public are empowered to have a say in service, design, and delivery’. We deliver Healthwatch East Sussex, the EU-funded ‘it takes a Village to Raise A Child’ (VRAC) project, and a number of other initiatives in East Sussex.

Working pattern: 35 hours per week – Monday to Friday (flexible)
Salary: starting from £25,882 per annum plus 6% pension contribution
Annual Leave: 27 days per year plus Bank Holidays
Contract duration: Fixed term to 31st March 2022 with possibility of extension
Location: ESCV office in Eastbourne and remote working

Working closely with staff and volunteers, you will gather views and experiences from individuals, communities, and stakeholders across East Sussex. You will help us deliver strong and accessible messages that inform and support change on a range of issues such as health, care, young people and housing.

You will manage our website and social media platforms, write articles about the work we undertake and collate news stories for publication in the media, newsletters, bulletins and online. You will adapt our messaging to a wide range of audiences and distribute these effectively. There are opportunities for innovation and development.

As part of a small but growing organisation, you will be involved in many aspects of challenging, evolving, and rewarding work. The ability to pick-up new skills and approaches, adapt and find pragmatic solutions is essential to the role. “East Sussex Community Voice is an Equal Opportunities and Diversity employer and welcomes candidates from all sections of the community.”

Deadline for applications: Midnight on Sunday 5th December 2021
Interview date: Wednesday 15th December 2021
Please note interviews may be face-to-face or virtual (Teams, Zooms etc.)

Full info and an application pack at:

For any further information or queries please contact: Sue Wells
( ) or 07794 097 713.

35 hours per week
ESCV office in Eastbourne and remote working
Contact email: 
Sunday, December 5, 2021

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