Campaigns and Engagement Coordinator

Based at: Avon Fire and Rescue Services Headquarters (Portishead)
Contract:  12 month’s fixed term appointment
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £18,065 - £18,426 per annum
Closing date: Friday 12 July 2019

Avon Fire and Rescue Service (AF&RS) are recruiting for an inspiring, credible and flexible candidate to join our 12 month internship programme as a Campaigns and Engagement

Co-ordinator. This internship will build upon your current skills and will provide you with the relevant practical industry experience you require. 

Within this internship, you will have the opportunity to support and assist our Corporate Communications department in the delivery of their collaborative work with a variety of departments across the organisation including;  Risk Reduction, HR and Inclusion & Diversity in delivering key organisational, behavioural and social objectives.

As part of your internship you will assist the Corporate Communications department in raising AF&RS profile and you will be responsible for communicating key information to members of the public, particularly within diverse and hard to reach communities.

This internship will use your skills and talents to deliver content for organisational and national campaigns, across a mix of channels including social media.

You will have responsibility for designing, co-ordinating and project managing AF&RS internal and external events which again are in line with organisational and nation, implementing new ideas and changes where you see fit. 

We are looking for a pro-active, forward thinking candidate that is able to propose new ideas and improvements within the different channels of communication across the organisation, ensuring that all staff are provided with the opportunity to share their views enhancing the overall marketing of the services

Our ideal candidate will have a BTEC National Diploma (or equivalent) in a related subject however, If you have at least 3 GCSE passes at level 4 (Grade C) or equivalent (including English and Maths). Studying a marketing, communications or a business course with a marketing module with sound administrative experience and have experience of using social media content creation in a business capacity then this could be an opportunity for you.

Further information regarding the essential criteria for this role is stated in the job description.

How to apply:

Please complete an application form or provide us with your CV and covering letter.  Please ensure that you provide evidence of how you have demonstrated our shortlisting criteria.  This is a competitive process so we advise you to provide as much evidence as possible.

The job description and application is available on our website Completed applications must be submitted to Human Resources, Avon Fire & Rescue Service, Police & Fire Headquarters, PO Box 37, Valley Road, Portishead, Bristol BS20 8JJ. Alternatively, you can email your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please quote job reference number  on any communications.