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Reference: 88930

Date Added: 23 May 2023
Closing Date: 12 June 2023

Job Title: Media Officer

Working For: Ministry of Justice- HMCTS

Location: London

Salary: £35,405 - £39,000

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

From keeping drugs out of prisons and cutting crime, to overhauling sentencing laws and making pet theft a specific offence – the Ministry of Justice is one of only a handful of Government departments that can truly dominate the news agenda.And our Press Office, bursting with talent, is widely recognised as the gold standard within government for shaping stories and influencing news across print, broadcast, and online. With a diverse remit including, prisons and probation, family justice, legal aid and modernising the courts system, no day is ever the same in this busy office.

We are looking for creative, hard-working, passionate people to join our team, so if you’re looking for an exciting, challenging job, where you can develop with support from experienced communications professionals, keep reading.You could have responsibility for setting up and managing media facilities, organising interviews, drafting sharp, reactive statements and briefing journalists to generate and influence our coverage. There will be opportunities to advise Ministers and provide them with media handling advice on announcements, visits and speeches, and to help us boost our social media presence.
If these challenges sound exciting, you have experience in media relations, communications or journalism, and you enjoy the buzz of a busy environment – apply now to be a Ministry of Justice media officer. You are exactly who we’re looking for.

Closing Date: 12 June 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Interview dates: Expected week commencing Monday 19 June.

Application Details

To submit your application please click this link: https://justicejobs.tal.net/vx/appcentre-1/brand-2/candidate/so/pm/1/pl/3/opp/74417-74417-Media-Officer/en-GB

If you require any assistance please call 0845 241 5359 (Monday to Friday 8am - 6pm) or e mail Moj-recruitment-vetting-enquiries@gov.sscl.com

Please quote the job reference - 74417.
If you would like to speak to someone about the job, please email Anna Rutter, Deputy Head of News anna.rutter1@justice.gov.uk

Website: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-justice

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