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Reference: 76486

Date Added: 12 November 2020
Closing Date: 10 December 2020

Job Title: Digital Communications Officer

Working For: A client of Hays

Location: London

Salary: Day rate - £130 - £150 PAYE

Job Details

Organisation – Political Party
Contact Length - 4 months
Remote working

Your new role
For this role, you will work as part of the organisations press team and support colleagues in all matters relating to the press, but with a specialism in digital communications. Key to this role will be to raise the online profile of elected Members to promote their work. You will contribute to, and implement, an online media strategy for the organisations elected Members. Seeking and exploiting opportunities to raise the profile of elected Members online to promote their work and support them in their roles is a crucial aspect to the role.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Experience of working in a political environment in a communications position
  • Experience of media relations, including handling requests and pitching stories
  • Excellent photo and video editing skills
  • Experience using a number of different communication channels
  • Experience providing strategic media and communications advice
  • Ability to accurately summarise and convey complex information to a diverse audience
  • Ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels, including senior politicians
  • Ability to show confidentiality and sensitivity when dealing with political content.

Closing Date: 10 December 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Start Date – End of November

Application Details

Email an up to date copy of your CV to sam.smith@hays.com or apply on the link below:

https://m.hays.co.uk/Job/Detail/digital-communications-officer-london-en-GB_3889065?q=digital%20communications&location=&applyId=JOB_2215720&jobSource=HaysGCJ&isSponsored=N&specialismId=&subSpecialismId=&jobName=projects/mineral-balm-174308/jobs/122835991611220678&lang=en  

Website: https://www.hays.co.uk/?_ga=2.183223141.27215212.1605307411-30791396.1605307411

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