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Reference: 85418

Date Added: 5 August 2022
Closing Date: 13 August 2022

Job Title: Constituency Communications and Diary Officer

Working For: Daniel Zeichner MP (Cambridge)

Location: Cambridge / Hybrid

Salary: In line with IPSA pay scales

Length of Contract: 1 year - possibility of extension

Job Details

Daniel Zeichner is looking for an organised and highly motivated person to work in his Cambridge office. (Hybrid working possible with at least one day a week in Cambridge.)

Key responsibilities:

- manage all aspects of the Cambridge diary, replying promptly to invitations, organising the logistics of constituency events and ensuring Daniel is fully briefed
- organise three constituency engagements a week with a media angle
- write engaging press releases, calling notices and columns in tight time frames showing a good understanding of what makes an interesting news story
- ensure Daniel regularly meets a wide range of local stakeholders acting as the key point of contact
- update the website and social media
- develop and maintain an in-depth knowledge of constituency issues while keeping abreast of matters in the national news
- form excellent relationships with local journalists
- manage projects such as the annual Christmas card competition
- assist with other office tasks as required

Your skills:
- excellent written work
- well organised
- self motivated with a can-do attitude
- show a genuine interest and enthusiasm in Daniel’s work in both Cambridge and Westminster.
- confident in acting on your own initiative but willing to listen and learn.

Open to job share applications.

Upon appointment you will be required to comply with the Baseline Personnel Security Standard, undertaken by the Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO). See Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO) page for further info. MPs generally pay staff in accordance with IPSA guidelines.

Closing Date: 13 August 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews on Friday 19th August 2022 in Cambridge.

Application Details

Please apply by downloading the application form at: https://www.danielzeichner.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/sites/101/2022/07/diary-comms-jobs.doc

Please do not send CVs.

Website: http://www.danielzeichner.co.uk

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