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Develop  summer  skills at Frome Town Counci

FROME Town Council is offeringtwopart-timesummerplacements for enthusiastic people to develop skills in communication and marketing.

The town council says, “Would you like a career in communications and marketing, with a focus on content creation and art working and event admin? Or are you looking for a green career and would like to gain skills with Frome Town Council’s resilience team? You can expect to be working on some exciting projects related to wildlife and biodiversity and active travel (walking and cycling). This is a great opportunity to learn about our work and the field of environment and sustainability, and marketing and communications with a community focus.

“Frome Town Council have a whole host of community initiatives to promote and deliver from wildlife mapping, to supporting work in our streets, and community engagement at our events to supporting our visitor offer and delivering our Great Big Green Healthy Week.  The placements are ideal for post A-Level, college or university students wanting to brush up their skills and gain real time work experience over the summer.”

Rachel Griffin, marketing and communications manager at Frome Town Council, who is recruiting for one of the placements said, “Competition for jobs, particularly for young people, is at an all-time high. Having relevant work experience is a key way to differentiate yourself.  It’s also an exciting time to get involved with Frome Town Council as we are developing a range of innovative projects and are leading the way in community engagement and sustainability.

“Our summer placements have gone on to be successful in a number of careers, with one of our summer placements subsequently staying on with the council to become a project assistant, which has been fantastic.” 

The times and dates of the placements are flexible, but it is anticipated the placements will be for three days a week over the summer months, for six weeks.  

A £150 a week bursary will be provided for each placement. To apply go to  https://www.frome by 11th July.  

To apply, write a covering letter and send to stating  your suitability, which placement you are interested in and why. 

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