Part Time Assistant Communications Officer (Diocese)

Develop your career in a professional communications environment

Band 6 £14,935 - £17,536 per annum
(£24,891 - £29,226 FTE)

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player who is aiming to develop their career in a professional communications environment.

You’ll have excellent communications skills – written and verbal – and the ability to use digital tools to produce great online or print communications. You’ll have a talent for bringing stories to life with excellent and inspiring written content. You might have some professional comms experience and you have an appetite to develop your career further. We’re happy to support a brilliant candidate to learn on the job.

This is a key role within a small, friendly communications team that is committed to making a positive difference in the world and punches above its weight. Your focus will be finding great stories and writing our publications.

This role will give the post holder an excellent grounding in all aspects of delivering engaging and highly professional integrated digital publications and could be the launch pad for your career in communications.

The Diocese of Gloucester is part of the Church of England and covers most of Gloucestershire, as well as parts of neighbouring counties. Our vision of LIFE Together is to share the transforming Gospel of Jesus Christ, so that people may know life in all its fullness.

The successful post holder will need to work Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays each week in order that they benefit from the support of the Communications team.

We offer great staff benefits that include:

• Home and office hybrid working arrangements available
• Full training and support from friendly and experienced communications team
• Pro-rated equivalent of 27 days holiday per year plus bank holidays and 3 days for Christmas in addition
• Paid sickness leave after probation period completed
• Life assurance 2 x annual salary
• Non-contributory pension scheme (20% of your salary calculated)
• Employee assistance programme
• Annual appraisal and development opportunities

To apply, please send your completed application form to or to Recruitment, Church House, College Green, Gloucester GL1 2LY.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Thursday 22 February. Interviews will take place on Friday 1 March.

Please note that the Diocese of Gloucester follows Safer Recruitment practices. CVs are not accepted. No agencies please.

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