• Employer - Bassetlaw District Council
  • Reference number - COR1018P
  • Sector - Public - local government
  • Department - Public Relations
  • Location: - Worksop
  • Salary - Pay exceeds minimum apprenticeship rate and is applied on a sliding scale, depending on age and year of apprenticeship, of 55% to 85% of the position basic rate of £17,681 per annum (Subject to Job Evaluation).
  • Duration - Contract
  • Hours - Full time | 18-month apprenticeship agreement (37 hours per week, Monday to Friday)
  • Closing date - Wednesday, 02 January 2019 12:00

Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who wishes to take their first steps into a career within the field of Communications and Public Relations.

Based inthe Communications and Policy departmentat Queen’s Buildings in Worksop, you will assist with the delivery of the Council’s internal and external communications.

As part of these duties you will have the opportunity to work with the local media to promote the Council’s services and achievements, create engaging content for social media, administer the Council’s website and assist with our face-to-face engagement events whilst studying a Public Relations & Communications Assistant Apprenticeship.

You must:

·        Have a minimum of 3 GCSE’s at Levels 4-9/Grade C or above, including English and Maths (or relevant equivalent qualifications)

·        Have excellent written and verbal communication skills

·        Be a creative and motivated self-starter who can work individually and as part of a team

·        Have experience of using a variety of Social Media Platforms

·        Have an understanding of and an enthusiasm for working in a communications and public relations environment

For an informal discussion about this apprenticeship, please contact Jonathan Brassington, Policy and Communications Manager on 01909 533 533 or email

The benefits include training opportunities, flexi-time as well as a minimum of 24 days’ annual leave in addition to bank holidays and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Contact information

Please return your fully completed application form quoting the position reference number to or by post to:

Bassetlaw District Council

Queens Buildings,

Potter Street,



S80 2AH

Interview information

Week Commencing 21st January 2019

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