Date Added: 14 March 2019
: 24 April 2019
Job Title: Political and Press Officer (Scotland)
Working For: BASC (The British Association for Shooting & Conservation)
Salary: circa £31,000
POLITICAL AND PRESS OFFICER
Starting salary: Circa £31,000 with company vehicle
BASC is the largest sporting shooting organisation in the UK, serving a growing membership of over 155,000 and a wide variety of stakeholder and public interests. It acts as a representative body for sporting shooting - fostering opportunity, safety, high standards and wildlife conservation.
BASC is looking for an individual to assist the Director Scotland while working alongside other BASC teams, to educate and inform parliamentarians, including prospective candidates, about shooting sports in Scotland and forge relationships between them and BASC clubs, syndicates and members.
Responsible for liaising with media, head office departments and Director Scotland to ensure all key events receive maximum coverage in both press and social media.
The successful candidate will demonstrate:
Excellent planning, organisational and communication skills
Experience of building effective partnerships with politicians
Enthusiasm, self-motivation and the ability to motivate others
Good communication, diplomacy and negotiating skills.
Experience of representing causes to politicians and government backed by understanding of Holyrood and parliamentary processes
Working within a small team and reporting to the Director Scotland the position is based at BASC Scotland and will involve travel throughout the Scotland.
Closing Date: 24 April 2019
Potential Interview Date: 15th May 2019
Start Date: TBC
Please complete the BASC application form which can be found by visiting https://basc.org.uk/about-basc/basc-vacancies/ and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org
We DO NOT accept CVs, only fully completed application forms.
If you have any questions please email email@example.com
Alternatively, please contact the HR department, BASC, Marford Mill, Rossett, Wrexham LL12 0HL. Telephone: 01244 573000. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Please quote reference PPO/SCOT/2019.