Village Newsletter Editor

Thurston Parish Council is looking to appoint an Editor for the Village Newsletter.


Job Summary

We are looking to hire an Editor for the Thurston Newsletter to allow us to continue to reach the residents of Thurston through printed format.

This post is for 30 hours per month with occasional evening and weekend working to ensure deadlines are reached.

Your main role will be to edit and proofread newsletters for grammar, spelling, style and punctuation and ensure they are delivered on schedule. 

Further duties will include the management of contributors to ensure all deadlines are met; maintenance of an up-to-date list of advertisers; management of the team of volunteers who distribute the newsletter to all households in the village and updating of the village diary pages on the council run village website.

Required skills include:

  • the ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • a high level of personal resilience, including the ability to manage and deal with stressful situations;
  • ability to work to deadlines.

Salary: NJC Salary Scale LC1 5-6 £12.21 - £12.42 per hour

Hours:  30 hours per month (flexible - daytime, evenings, and some weekends)

If you would like an application form including job description and person specification, please either: Phone: 01359 232854 or email:

Closing date for applications: Friday 23rd February 2024

Interviews will be held on Friday 1st March 2024