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Reference: 88740

Date Added: 10 May 2023
Closing Date: 2 June 2023

Job Title: Media Officer

Working For: Jane Dodds Member of the Senedd/Welsh Parliament

Location: Cardiff

Salary: £26,556 pro-rata

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Media Office for Jane Dodds, Member of the Senedd for Mid and West Wales. This job is being recruited in parallel with a Communiations Officer for the Welsh Liberal Democrats, advertised separately and will be advertised here - https://www.libdems.wales/work-for-us

To undertake research/press and media related work as required for the Member of the Senedd ensuring that standards of confidentiality are maintained.

1. Establish a broad range of contacts within the press, broadcast and online media in order to promote the work of the Member of the Senedd

2. Research, prepare and write press releases, statements to the media

3. Liaise with the Member of the Senedd / Office Manager and identify any aspects of their work which may be of interest to the media

4. Identify forthcoming events which may provide potential media opportunities

4. Establish a social media presence and publicise events, surgeries etc. and follow up on social media queries and comments

5. Ensure the smooth running of the press office systems and establish an effective media monitoring system, covering print, broadcast and online media

6. Organise interviews and press conferences on behalf of the Member of the Senedd and accompany them on request.

7. Develop e-communications with constituents and groups campaigning on local issues across the region

8. Produce regular reports, print and online informing the public and party members of the work undertaken by the Member of the Senedd

9. Ensure information on media coverage is available at all times

10. Provide other such duties as requested by the Member of the Senedd

Closing Date: 2 June 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Interview date provisionally 15.06, PM. In Ty Hywel, Cardiff Bay or remote.

Application Details


Website: http://senedd.cymru

Additional Notes