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Communications Officer – Maternity Cover (up to 12 months)

Salary Range £26,000 to £28,000 per annum

Temporary, Full Time (40 hours/wk)

Based at Albert Road, Bristol, BS2 0XS

Benefits: 25 days holiday entitlement; occupational sickness entitlement; access to a defined contribution pension scheme; employee assistance programme; comprehensive training, life assurance of 2 times salary.

Bristol Waste Company is responsible for the delivery of Waste Collections, Recycling, Street Cleansing Services and Household Waste Recycling Centres for the people of Bristol. We are recruiting maternity cover for our Communications Officer who plays a central role in our Marketing and Communications Team.

We are an enthusiastic, forward-thinking company with an ambitious vision for Bristol. A key part of this is the clear need to influence behavioural change in the city with regard to waste, recycling and litter. We are committed to involving and empowering citizens, community groups and businesses so that, together, we can make Bristol a cleaner and greener place.

We are seeking to recruit a team player that shares our vision and values and can play a part in ensuring that we can achieve our strategic objectives, and those of our shareholder, Bristol City Council. The post-holder will be responsible for supporting the company’s marketing, communications and engagement activities as part of a dedicated team. The post holder will have a specific focus on delivering engaging content for our website, managing our social media presence and running a comprehensive internal communications service. We are keen that the company engages with, and represents, all the elements of the communities that we serve.

If you are interested in a challenging role at the forefront of a city-wide behavioural change campaign we would love to hear from you. If you would like to apply, please email your CV to

The closing date to apply is Monday 29 May 2017 and interviews will take place as soon as possible after this date.

Bristol Waste Company is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership status.

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Please note that we do reserve the right to close application dates early in the event we receive high volumes of suitable applications.