NOW CLOSED: We are recruiting a Trainee Communication and Marketing Officer

Working pattern: 35 hours per week with a flexible approach to days/hours required

Salary: £22,366- £23,893 dependent on experience plus 6% employers pension contribution

Annual Leave: 26 days per year plus Bank Holidays

Contract duration: Initial 12 months contract with potential to become permanent depending on funding.

Location: Hybrid working at the East Sussex Community Voice office in Eastbourne and remote working/working from home, with travel to other locations as required.

Are you passionate about communication and marketing and delivering strong and accessible messages that inform and support change on a range of issues such as health, care, young people and housing?

ESCV are recruiting a Trainee Communication and Marketing Officer who will receive full on the job training to allow them to develop the skills and experience necessary to develop and deliver communication and marketing plans and strategies.

As a trainee role, no previous experience with the development and delivery of communication and marketing is necessary (though you may have some!) but the opportunity to start and develop a career in communications will appeal to you.

You will work across our range of programmes. This may be delivering digital and social media, media relations, marketing, branding and events. The work is varied, rewarding and challenging.

Though we’re very open about who this role will suit, we’re more interested in your aptitude for the role than your previous experience.

If you have a passion for working with a great team who make a real difference for people across East Sussex, we would be delighted to receive your application.

“East Sussex Community Voice is an Equal Opportunities and Diversity employer and welcomes candidates from all sections of the community.”

How to apply:

For an application pack, please visit and download the Job Description/Person Specification.

Applications are by CV and personal statement (maximum of 500 words only). In the personal statement please refer to the Job description & person specification to tell us about any relevant skills and experience and why you are applying for the role.

Please send your completed application to Alexandra Hawkins
( with the email subject: ‘Confidential – Trainee Communication and Marketing Officer application’.

Hard copies can be posted to Alex Hawkins at the address below. Pease mark the envelope with ‘Confidential – Trainee Communication and Marketing Officer application’.

Once submitted, applications will be acknowledged, however, in the interests of economy an acknowledgement will only be sent to postal applications if you supply a stamped addressed envelope.

Deadline for applications: Midnight on Sunday 24th March, we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis and reserve the right to close applications early.

Interview date: Interviews will be held w/c 8th April at our offices in Eastbourne

Further information

For further information or queries please contact:

Alexandra Hawkins ( ) or 01323 403590

East Sussex Community Voice
Greencoat House
32 St Leonards Road
East Sussex
BN21 3UT

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