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Reference: 86985

Date Added: 9 December 2022
Closing Date: 18 December 2022

Job Title: Press and Group Office Lead (Liberal Democrat Group)

Working For: London Assembly

Location: London

Salary: £42,411

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Liberal Democrat Group on the London Assembly as a Press and Group Office Lead with responsibility for the Group’s strategy and press work.

The London Assembly scrutinises the work of the Mayor across the policy areas of transport, housing, environment, policing, health, the economy, planning and regeneration, fire and emergency planning, and the Mayor’s multi-billion pound budget. Applications are invited from candidates with extensive press and media experience in a busy office and of working for elected representatives or similar high profile public individuals.

Your role will involve working closely with the team’s Senior Researcher who leads on communications and the two Research and Support Officers, including setting and co-ordinating the day to day work of the team. You will need to liaise with external stakeholders to ensure that the work of the group is represented and promoted through a variety of media, both proactively and reactively promoting the work of the Assembly Members. An in-depth knowledge and understanding of a variety of media is vital.

You will work across the full range of policy areas and produce policy briefings and issues papers to be communicated internally and externally. This role works closely with the team and two elected politicians in a dynamic, friendly environment. The work is fast moving and varied.

You will be joining the team at a pivotal time with the London Assembly having recently moved to East London to the new City Hall, and in the second year of this three year Mayoral and Assembly term. 

The full job description can be seen here: https://www.london.gov.uk/press-and-group-office-lead-liberal-democrat-group 

Closing Date: 18 December 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

You can apply for this role by clicking 'Apply' on this page: https://www.london.gov.uk/press-and-group-office-lead-liberal-democrat-group 

Website: https://www.london.gov.uk/

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