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.

Communications Officer

Closing date: 10/12/2023

Reference: REQ105089

37 hours / Temporary

29,269 - 31,364 *


*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

This is a key role, supporting a Senior Communications Officer with a wide variety of communications issues. This role is a great opportunity for an individual who has a real passion for marketing and communications.

It offers a wide range of interesting and varied activities and is an opportunity to make a valuable contribution to the strategies of the Team and the Council.

We are looking for a person with the following qualities:

  • A proactive approach when disseminating key corporate messages, projects and achievements.
  • Excellent bilingual writing skills and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work under pressure, and prioritize work.
  • Wide experience of working together as a member of a team.

Get in touch 

For further information and an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Nia Jones on Nia.jones05@ceredigion.gov.uk.

Job Description and Person Specification

Note: We reserve the right to extend the 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

Democratic Services

We play a key role in ensuring the smooth and efficient management of the decision-making process of the Council, including support and advice to Councillors; PA, administrative and project management support to all service areas; facilitating elections; the communications team; translation and the Welsh Language policy officer.  Our key functions include: 

  • Corporate Service Support: PA and Administrative support; Business support including project management and minute taking.
  • Democratic Services: Councillors; Council, Cabinet, Overview and Scrutiny Committees and Regulatory Committees.
  • Electoral Services: General and local elections; Management of electoral register.
  • Communications Team: Manage communication activities corporately; support services in campaigns and projects; deal with the press and media; develop and issue press releases; manage social media pages.
  • Translation: Documents and simultaneous translation.
  • Welsh Language Standards: Operational; Policy making; Promotion; Monitoring; Service delivery.
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