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Communications Officer

Job Title: Communications Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
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Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-06-25 00:00:00
Reference: 176102396
Contact Name: Chetan Patel
Contact Email: chetan@esos.uk
Job Published: June 25, 2019 12:42

Job Description

A leading membership organisation and regulatory body, within the medical field, are looking for a skilled Communications Officer to support them in their Communications department, based in the City of London (Tower Hill area).

The successful candidate will be a self-starter who is able to hit the ground running with minimal supervision. Experience of working within politics, policy or communications would be desirable.

This is a PERMANENT, full time role - 35 hours per week - salary circa £23,000 to £26,000 per annum plus excellent benefits.

Core duties of the Communications Officer include:

" Produce weekly Parliamentary updates
" Liaise with stakeholders including government departments, parliamentary committees and MPs
" Organise events for Parliamentary and other stakeholders
" Preparing written evidence for committee/member oral evidence sessions
" Liaise with and respond to enquiries with the media
" Create media lists, write and distribute press releases
" Collate and analyse media coverage
" Proactively generate story ideas
" Support with social media
" Take part in rota to scan news articles for relevant stories

Applicants ideally should have:

- Strong understanding of current affairs and political processes
- Basic knowledge and understanding of social media platforms
- Experience of responding quickly and agilely to media requests
- Experience of computer programmes including (Excel, Word and Photoshop)

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