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Regional hub communications officers (x3)

Regional hub communications officers (x3)

ExpiresExpires: 18/08/2022
Comms / Marketing / PR
Permanent position
£31,000 to £40,000 per year

Salary: £38,781.75 (gross) per annum, with a fixed sum allowance of £2,608. There is the ability to progress to £42,603.36 over the next 2 years. Depending on where your role is based, it may attract a London Weighting of £3,650.

There is also scope for a car allowance of £5000 (gross) per annum, subject to checks.
 

Length: Permanent

 

The Labour Party is looking to recruit three regional hub communications officers to provide support to regional teams.

The post-holder will work with other regional communications officers based within the Hub to develop and implement a pro-active regional hub media strategy.

The successful candidate will have a good knowledge of the regional media and issues affecting the regions of the hub, experience of developing and implementing a media strategy, experience of dealing with politicians would be an advantage and the ability to provide media training as necessary.

 

Knowledge, skills, experience

  • An understanding of how to devise and deliver a media strategy
  • A good knowledge of the regional media and issues affecting the regions of the hub
  • Knowledge of Labour Party policies and the Shadow Cabinet and other elected representatives
  • Experience of developing and implementing a media strategy
  • Ability to implement a media strategy and maximise media coverage and boost online profiles
  • Ability to build relations with regional and local media
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to provide media training as necessary
  • Ability to lead or co-ordinate a team of volunteers
  • The ability to work as part of a team

Desirable

  • Experience as a press officer or journalist would be desirable
  • Experience of dealing with politicians would be an advantage
  • Experience of using social media in a campaign environment would be an advantage
  • A driver’s licence would be desirable

 

We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.

Please make sure that you state in your application that you found this role via Creative Access.

Salary range

  • £31,000 to £40,000 per year