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Reference: 66413

Date Added: 13 June 2018
Closing Date: 1 July 2018

Job Title: Research Support Officer (Online Communications) – Labour Group

Working For: London Assembly

Location: London

Salary: £32,163 per annum

Job Details

Whether advising on a social media campaign or supporting the Senior Press Officer on a big regional story, you will play a pivotal role in meeting the media needs of the 12 Labour Assembly Members. With an active knowledge of the issues facing London, you will be poised to respond swiftly to emerging issues.

Working with the Senior Press Officer you will draft social media content, online articles, proactive and reactive press releases, and letters to editor, to advance the political narrative of the Labour Group. With your role particularly focused on social and online media, you will work closely with colleagues to deliver a comprehensive social media strategy, tailored to the needs of individual Assembly Members and their constituencies. As a custodian of the Labour Group’s positive public profile, you will act as a first point of contact for journalists, responding to comment and interview requests in a timely and professional manner.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this role is open to job share.

In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan, childcare voucher scheme and a career average pension scheme.

London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

Closing Date: 1 July 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

Apply online: https://www.london.gov.uk/about-us/jobs-and-working-city-hall/current-vacancies/gla3704-research-support-officer-online-communications-labour-group

Website: http://www.london.gov.uk

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