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Reference: 88589

Date Added: 26 April 2023
Closing Date: 1 June 2023

Job Title: Research and Communications officer

Working For: Janet Finch-Saunders MS (Aberconwy)

Location: Cardiff Bay

Salary: £24,143 - £35,388 pro rata

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Purpose of Job:

To manage and co-ordinate all support services, including research, administration and casework for the Member of the Senedd. Key tasks will include leading and motivating the staff team and managing budgets and office systems.

Main Duties

  • Liaise with members of government and local government, party head quarters, other politicians and their staff, embassies, commissioners, relevant interest groups, the media, relevant voluntary sector organisations and constituents
  • Ensure that the Member of the Senedd receives regular invitations to meet and chat with members of groups / organisations, and ensure that visits are recorded on a database
  • Prepare and organise plenary speeches and questions
  • Co-ordinate with other staff members to maintain appointments diary for the Member

Essential Knowledge and Experience

  • Some experience of administrative work and knowledge of office systems
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues relevant to the local area
  • Effective IT Skills particularly using Microsoft packages such as Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Understanding of, and commitment to, combating discrimination and promoting the equality of opportunities and the Nolan Principles of Public Life

Essential Qualifications

  • Demonstrable numeracy and literacy skills e.g. English and Maths GCSE (or equivalent) at Grade C or above

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

Closing Date: 1 June 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Interview date to be confirmed

Application Details

To apply, please visit https://senedd.wales/work-opportunities/work-for-a-member-of-the-senedd/work-opportunity-research-and-communications-officer-for-janet-finch-saunders-ms/ 

Website: https://www.janetfinchsaunders.org.uk/

Additional Notes