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Temporary Communications Officer

Posted 28 days ago by Pertemps
Location London Job Type Temporary
Salary £12.00 - £13.00 per hour Sector Government & Public Sector, Education & Training, Professional & Admin
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). With an immediate start, the successful candidate will be a self-starter who is able to hit the ground running with minimal supervision.

This is a TEMPORARY role, paying circa £12.00 to £13.00 per hour, this role will run for 8 weeks in the first instance (with a possibility of extension). This is a full time position, working 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

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)

If you are available immediately and think that this role sounds like you.... click APPLY NOW below!