Marketing and Digital Content Assistant

Location:         Somerset Heritage Centre, Brunel Way, Norton Fitzwarren, Somerset TA2 6SF

Hours:              22.2 hours per week

Salary:             £21,049 per annum, paid on a pro rata basis

Contract:         Three year, fixed-term contract

We are looking for a highly motivated individual, with excellent digital skills, to support our PR and communications activity.

This role will suit someone who combines creativity with technical know-how. Strong written skills and attention to detail are also required, along with the ability to manage multiple deadlines.

The South West Heritage Trust is an independent charity which delivers a broad range of heritage services across Somerset and Devon. With a turnover exceeding £3.5 million each year, we manage and run three museums (including the Museum of Somerset), 2 Archives and Local Studies services and we look after the historic environment in Somerset, including over 400 acres of reserves. We are a growing organisation, and are seeking to develop our digital presence, improve online visitor experiences and increase income.

Based at the Somerset Heritage Centre in Norton Fitzwarren, Taunton there will be the occasional need for travel to sites managed by the Trust in Somerset and Devon.

For further information, please contact Beth Jerrett, PR and Communications Manager on 01823 347418 or email

The South West Heritage Trust encourages applications from all sections of the community. We particularly encourage applications from people from those sections of the community which are currently under-represented in the heritage sector including black, ethnic minority, and/or disabled applicants.

For further information and an application form, please download the documents below. Please send completed applications to CVs are not accepted as applications.

Closing date:   9.00 am, Monday 18 November

Interviews:      Friday 29 November

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