Norfolk Waste Partnership Communications Officer
Great Yarmouth Borough Council
£33,799 - £37,849 (fte) (band 8) - 2 year fixed term contract
24 Feb 2020
The Norfolk Waste partnership is looking for an enthusiastic individual to support
our joint programme for waste minimisation and better recycling across the county.
The partnership is entering exciting times with a new chapter in waste management being driven by the Governments national waste strategy and has recently agreed an exciting but challenging new programme of work aimed at reducing waste, improving reuse and recycling across the county and tackling waste crime.
Changing behaviours and take up of new or different approaches to waste management will require focussed effort to support these changes. Working closely with the senior managers and Members of the Waste Partnership, and with both waste and communications teams, you will have a key role in developing approaches to and engaging with public and ensuring successful take-up of initiatives.
The Norfolk Waste partnership consists of all the District Councils of Norfolk along with the County Council. The post will be based at one of the authorities in the Norfolk Waste Partnership with consideration given to your location with travel required to support all the authorities in the Partnership at offices and locations across Norfolk. You will provide advice on strategic and tactical communications to the partnership and play a key role in coordinating the work of the partnership across the county.
We are looking for an experienced and pro-active Communications Officer to join the team. In return we will offer you a varied and challenging role with opportunities for professional development.
If you are as ambitious enjoy a challenge and you are looking to further your career in a dynamic environment, apply now and become part of the Countywide effort to reduce waste.
If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact James Wilson, Head of Environmental Services on 01493 846852.
Closing date: Monday 24 February 2020
Interviews will be held on: Friday 6 March 2020
We offer a friendly working environment with attractive terms and conditions including generous holiday entitlement, flexible working and membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.
The Council operates an equal opportunities policy and we welcome applications from all parts of the community.
Working for Great Yarmouth
- Corporate Plan: The Plan
- Political structure: great-yarmouth.cmis.uk.com/great-yarmouth/Councillors.aspx
- About the NWP: https://www.norfolkrecycles.com/about/#
How to apply
You can apply online at https://gybc.engageats.co.uk/. Please note that CVs are not accepted.
As part of your application please include the following in your supporting information:
- Why you are attracted to the role
- How you meet the requirements of the role using the job description/person specification
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