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Surrey Hills AONB Communications Lead
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/123521/15259
  • Published: Mon 26/07/2021, 16:17 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 08/08/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £31,273
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Warren Farm Barns, Headley Lane, Mickleham, Dorking

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Surrey Hills AONB Communications Lead

The Communications Lead for the Surrey Hills AONB is an exciting opportunity to raise awareness and understanding of the Surrey Hills as a Nationally protected landscape.  You will lead the development and delivery of the Communications strategy and activity plan, helping to deliver projects that promote wide public understanding of the special landscape character and local distinctiveness of the Surrey Hills and the purpose of designation.

You will be the key driver for communications with both external and internal audiences including; visitors, key stakeholders and the Surrey Hills family of organisations. The role will suit an enthusiastic and creative individual with experience of the whole marketing mix and an interest in environment, landscape and the outdoors.

To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence how you could deliver the role purpose and key outputs through your specific experience and qualifications, including:

  • Building strong relationships to work in partnership with a range of key stakeholders from across the Surrey Hills family and national partners
  • Ability to develop and deliver comprehensive communications and marketing plans
  • Delivery of engaging content across a range of channels
  • Experience of developing and strengthening a brand identity
  • Managing your time to deliver multiple projects at any one time

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.

For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 8th August 2021. Interviews dates to be confirmedth August at Warren Farm Barns, Mickleham.

The role is based at Warren Farm Barns, Headley Lane, Mickleham, Dorking, Surrey, RH5 6DG. It is expected that work will be carried out in a hybrid way between the role base, home working and at sites across the county as required for the role.

Contact Details 

If you would like an informal discussion about the role please contact Caroline Price by email at


From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.