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Reference: 63475

Date Added: 14 November 2017
Closing Date: 4 December 2017

Job Title: Communications Officer

Working For: Kirsty Williams AM (Brecon and Radnorshire)

Location: Constituency Office in Brecon

Salary: £20,562 - £30,143 (Band 2)

Job Details

Main Duties
Establish a broad range of contacts within the press, broadcast and online media in order to promote the work of the Assembly Member
Liaise with the Assembly Member/Office Manager and identify any aspects of their work which may be of interest to the media
Ensure the smooth running of the press office systems and establish an effective media monitoring system, covering print, broadcast and online media
Provide other such duties as requested by the Assembly Member including drafting letters, arranging surgeries etc

Essential Skills and Behaviours
Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships across professional boundaries with members of the press and media
Ability to generate ideas for news items which reflect the work of the AM
Excellent written ability to produce briefings and press notices
Ability to understand and effectively communicate the work and policies of the Assembly Member

You are advised to read the full Job and Person Specification before applying for this post

Closing Date: 4 December 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Interview date: Monday 11 December 2017.

Application Details

See http://www.assembly.wales/en/gethome/working/am-support-jobs/Pages/MBS-050-17.aspx.

Website: http://www.kirstywilliams.org.uk/

Additional Notes