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Press Officer

Employer: Reading Borough Council

  • Reference: CSS0137
  • Published on: Fri 17/02/2017 08:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 24/02/2017 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Contract
  • Hours: Full-time, 37 hours per week • Maternity cover.
  • Salary: RG5 (SCP 28-34) £24,717 - £29,854 pa
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Reading

Reading is a great place to live and work. We have a successful local economy, buzzing town centre, fascinating history and a bright future. We also have some challenges.

To help us tell our story we need a Press Officer to join our busy Communications Team based at the Civic Centre.

You could be an experienced media or PR professional with public sector experience, or have a recognised journalism or PR qualification (eg NCTJ or CIPR), or both. If you think you can thrive in a busy, dynamic, politically sensitive environment, we want to hear from you.

This is a politically sensitive post.

Internal Reading Borough Council employees must login via Employee Self Service to apply. If you have not yet been issued with your Employee Self Service account, or you have any queries, please email with details.

Visit for more details on how to apply online. Alternatively, call the Recruitment Team on 0118 937 2039 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the job reference number and the job title of the post you are interested in.

Please do not send a CV: for the purposes of equal opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.

Closing date: 24 February 2017

Interview date: 10 March 2017

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