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Reference: 41753

Date Added: 22 August 2013
Closing Date: 8 September 2013

Job Title: Regional Communications Officer

Working For: The Labour Party

Location: East of England - Harlow

Salary: £32,074.68 per annum plus a fixed sum allowance of £2,200

Job Details

The Labour Party is looking to recruit a Regional Communications Officer to work in their Regional Office in Harlow. The post-holder will be responsible for the development and implementation of a pro-active regional media strategy and to take responsibility for the day-to-day presentation of the Official Opposition’s policies and activities within their regional media.

The post-holder will need a good knowledge of the relevant regional media and issues affecting the region, an understanding and experience of developing and implementing a media strategy, experience as a Press Officer or journalist, the ability to build relations with regional and local media, excellent political judgement and communication skills, and the ability to provide media training and to lead or co-ordinate a team of volunteers.

To view a job description for the role please visit our website at http://www.labour.org.uk/careers.

Please note this is a fixed term contract until one month after the next General Election.

Closing Date: 8 September 2013

Interview/Start Dates

Interview details to be confirmed.

Application Details

To apply for this role, please send a CV and covering letter to rco1vac@labour.org.uk.

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

Additional Notes