Go to website

Reference: 65910

Date Added: 9 May 2018
Closing Date: 23 May 2018

Job Title: Media, Communications and Casework Officer

Working For: Andrew RT Davies AM (South Wales Central)

Location: Ty Hywel Cardiff and The Regional Office

Salary: £21,035 - £30,836 (Please note that recruitment will normally be at the minimum of the range)

Job Details

To provide the Assembly Member with administrative, constituency, parliamentary and publicity support and to create and promote media related opportunities for the Assembly Member, ensuring that standards of confidentiality are maintained.

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
  • Develop and maintain casework system ensuring all cases are logged; monitor progress and ensure all identified actions are taken
  • Research and investigate issues raised in constituency correspondence and follow up in such cases, ensuring their timely resolution
  • Ensure the smooth running of the press office systems and establish an effective media monitoring system, covering print, broadcast and online media

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
  • Understanding of the need to reflect the views of the AM in a manner which reflects equal opportunity and is not inflammatory, insensitive, libellous, slanderous or defamatory

Essential Skills and Behaviours

  • Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships across professional boundaries
  • Ability to generate ideas for news items which reflect the work of the AM
  • 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.  http://www.assembly.wales/en/gethome/working/am-support-jobs/Pages/MBS-006-18-en.aspx

Closing Date: 23 May 2018

Interview/Start Dates

To be confirmed

Application Details

To apply please submit an application form to MembersBusinessSupport@Assembly.Wales.  Job details, and the application form, can be found here: http://www.assembly.wales/en/gethome/working/am-support-jobs/Pages/MBS-006-18-en.aspx

Website: https://www.andrewrtdavies.co.uk/

Additional Notes