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Reference: 74139

Date Added: 14 January 2020
Closing Date: 20 January 2020

Job Title: Communications Officer

Working For: John Griffiths AM (Newport East)

Location: Cardiff Bay & Newport, South Wales

Salary: £21,287 - £31,206 pro rata

Job Details

To undertake research/press and media related work as required for the Assembly Member ensuring that standards of confidentiality are maintained.

Essential Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience of working effectively within the written press, broadcast or online industry, or public relations sector
  • Knowledge and understanding of media handling techniques including designing a communications plan
  • Understanding of the need to reflect the views of the AM in a manner which reflects equal opportunity and is not inflammatory, insensitive, libelous, slanderous or defamatory

Essential Qualifications

  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or;
  • Formal Qualification eg NVQ level 3 or 4 or equivalent in media or communications.

Essential Skills and Behaviours

  1. Understanding of the media law
  2. Evidence of working as part of a team and where appropriate managing staff
  3. Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships across professional boundaries with members of the press and media
  4. Ability to generate ideas for news items which reflect the work of the AM

Closing Date: 20 January 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Interview date: 31 January 2020

Application Details


To apply ownload an application form from the link above.

Website: https://www.assembly.wales/en/memhome/Pages/MemberProfile.aspx?mid=153

Additional Notes