Growth Hub Communications Assistant

Economic Growth, Culture & Heritage
220000YH Requisition #



The Growth Hub offers a ‘front door’ to business support opportunities to help businesses work smarter. Our friendly team of experts work directly with local businesses to help them to identify and access support in a way that is right for them. We are independent, impartial and totally free.


So why not join the Growth Hub team and help us to help local businesses grow?


The Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Growth Hub is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund and is an essential element of the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly (CIoS) Growth Programme.


About the role

You will support the Communications Team to deliver a communications strategy that maximises the reach and take-up of the Growth Hub service. You will use a range of communications techniques to effectively engage partners, stakeholders and users including email, website and social media marketing. Other tasks will include:


  • contributing to and supporting the generation of appealing content

  • reviewing and editing content on Growth Hub website

  • supporting the organisation of Growth Hub events

  • liaising with external suppliers on the design and production of marketing materials


Role Profile/Job Description

Please view the role profile here, your application will need to demonstrate how you meet the required criteria. Please ensure you answer all of the pre-screening questions in full, within the application form.


Supporting Documents

Please do not upload any additional documentation in support of this application.  Applications will be considered based on the screening questions and qualifications and experience details provided within the application form only. Any further attachments will not be considered when the recruiting managers are shortlisting for interview.


Equality & Diversity

Fairness and inclusion are at the heart of our vision for Cornwall.  In order to best serve our communities, we are striving to achieve a diverse workforce that is inclusive of all backgrounds, cultures and identities, e.g. race, disability, sex, gender, age, religion and sexual orientation. We are an equal opportunities and Disability Confident employer, and we will assess applicants on their merits. 



Cornwall Council is committed to safeguarding and following safer recruitment principles to help make sure our staff and volunteers are suitable to work with children, young people and adults at risk. It’s a vital part of creating a safe and positive environment and making a commitment to keeping all service users safe from harm.


Remote Working

Whilst the location/work-base for this role has been specified in Pool, Redruth our evolving ways of working means that the role may require you to also work remotely (e.g., from home/other locations). We will discuss this with you during the recruitment process.


Flexible/hybrid working 

This role is part time 18.5 hours, flexible working patterns are welcomed.


Contract Length

Fixed-term until 31 March 2023


Working for Cornwall Council 

More information about working for Cornwall Council is available here



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