We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Employee Communications and Marketing Assistant

Closing date: 31/05/2022

Reference: REQ103830

14.8 hours / Permanent

22,571 - 24,432 *

Canolfan Rheidol, Aberystwyth

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

Our People and Organisation Service is seeking to recruit an Employee Communications and Marketing Assistant to work 2 days per week, on a permanent contractual basis. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward-thinking Employee Engagement and Wellbeing team with an ambitious recruitment, employee engagement and communications strategy.

This exciting and diverse role offers a range of interesting and varied duties and will appeal to a creative, resourceful and enthusiastic individual with exceptional attention to detail and a drive to share content of the highest standard.

The successful applicant will play a lead role in the administration and promotion of our recruitment campaigns. This will include adding adverts to our careers website, external jobs boards and sharing our opportunities and promoting our employer brand via our social media channels. You will also assist the Employee Engagement and Digital Officer in editing and enhancing communication materials for sharing via our intranet site and our internal news channel.

Our ideal candidate will have a real passion for marketing and communications and will be able to work proactively with services and managers to support the organisation in engaging our employees and attracting the best talent. To successfully undertake the role they will:

  • be experienced at using a range of communication tools (eg social media and CMS)
  • have a creative and innovative outlook to producing content of the highest standard
  • have a high level of attention to detail
  • be a confident and articulate communicator in both the Welsh and English language
  • show flexibility and commitment in order to meet deadlines

We are committed to developing our people and will not only provide support to enable you to quickly and confidently take ownership of this role’s key areas of responsibility but in addition, we are committed to supporting your development in order that you can progress your career with us. Furthermore, in exchange for your skills and commitment we will offer you a range of employee benefits including flexible working hours, competitive annual leave allowance, lifestyle savings and employee wellbeing packages. More information about our wide-ranging employee benefits can be found here.

Job Description and Person Specification

Working hours

This role will form part of a job-share arrangement. The successful candidate will work either Monday and Friday or Monday and Tuesday. This can be agreed on appointment.

This position also has access to our flexi-scheme. This discretionary benefit currently allows for hours to be worked between a bandwidth of 6:00am and 9:00pm, subject to line manager agreement.

Work location

Under the current COVID situation this post will be required to work from home until Council offices are reopened. We will also consider applications from individuals wishing to work from home on a more formal basis.


Interview Date: Friday, 10 June 2022

Under the current COVID situation interviews will be undertaken remotely using video conference. Further details will be communicated to successful candidates.

Further information

For further information and an informal discussion regarding this post please call Angharad Rees on 01970 633134 or email angharad.nofelo.rees@ceredigion.gov.uk.

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

People and Organisation

We support the organisation in attracting, developing and retaining a workforce that will deliver services of the highest quality to the citizens of Ceredigion.   Our key responsibilities include:

  • Human Resources Advice and Administration:  Contracts, Absence; Appraisals; Contracts; Disciplinaries; Grievance; Job evaluation; Managing change; Recruitment and onboarding.
  • Health, Safety and Wellbeing: Advice; Compliance; Risk assessments.
  • Learning and Development: E-learning; Events; Qualifications panel; Training.
  • Engagement and Wellbeing:  Ceri+; Internal Communications; Recruitment Marketing.
  • Pay and Benefits:  Payroll; Pensions; Timesheets.
  • Systems:  Ceri System and Development; Data and Reporting.
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