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Reference: 83990

Date Added: 10 May 2022
Closing Date: 22 May 2022

Job Title: Senior Press Officer

Working For: GLA Conservatives (London Assembly)

Location: London

Salary: £42,411 - £46,815 p/a

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

This is a unique opportunity to become the Senior Press Officer for the Conservative Members of the London Assembly. Leading and managing our small press team, you will be responsible for delivering a high-impact and comprehensive communications strategy and overseeing all facets of Members’ media output.

You must have strong political awareness and be able to respond to all manner of media enquiries in a prompt and professional manner. Experience of writing press releases and articles, using digital media platforms, and dealing with senior politicians and journalists is vital. You will need a pro-active approach to media coverage and experience in both national and local media, including specialist press.

This role will be based at City Hall, in the Royal Docks (Kamal Chunchie Way, London, E16 1ZE). GLA staff are hybrid working in our offices and remotely depending on their role. As part of this, you will need to split your time between home working and coming into the office.

London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority ethnic candidates and disabled candidates who are currently underrepresented in our workforce.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this role is open to job share. In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan and a career average pension scheme.

Closing Date: 22 May 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interview dates TBC; likely to be early June.

Advert closes at 11:59pm on 22 May 2022.

Application Details

If you have a question about the role, please contact david.mercier@london.gov.uk or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on glarecruitment@engageats.co.uk quoting reference GLA0772.

Apply via the GLA's dedicate jobs portal: https://www.london.gov.uk/about-us/jobs-and-working-city-hall/current-vacancies/gla0772-senior-press-officer-gla-conservatives-1

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

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