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Reference: 74542

Date Added: 8 February 2020
Closing Date: 14 February 2020

Job Title: Communications Officer

Working For: John Griffiths AM (Newport East)

Location: Cardiff & Newport

Salary: £21,287 - £31,206

Job Details

Salry: Please note that recruitment will normally be at the minimum of the range)

Working hours: 37 hours (Full-time)

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

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

You are advised to read the full Job and Person Specification before applying for this post

Closing Date: 14 February 2020

Interview/Start Dates


Application Details

Please follow this link for details on how to apply:https://www.assembly.wales/en/gethome/working/am-support-jobs/Pages/MBS-064-19.aspx 

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

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