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Communications Officer for Shaun Bailey MP (West Bromwich West)

Job Description

Shaun Bailey MP for West Bromwich West, is looking to recruit a Communications Officer who will primarily be focused on campaigns and communications activity. The role will be based in the office in Westminster, with regular visits to West Bromwich West. The successful applicant will need to be able to undertake constituency diary management and organisation of events,  media and press activities, design and create content for social media, as well as assist with wider communications activities such as newsletters, community engagement and website management.

The ideal candidate will be amazingly well organised, have a can-do attitude, high attention to detail, and can be flexible and creative when it comes to managing a demanding workload.

Duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Organise events, surgeries and other meetings and follow up as appropriate
  • Constituency diary responsibilities
  • Monitor and update a social media and online presence in the constituency.
  • Produce online graphics, video content and editing, as well as publicising surgeries and news alerts
  • Website management
  • Manage and monitor social media enquiries
  • Prepare press releases as required
  • Preparing media briefings
  • Pro-active and re-active communications with all media, meeting deadlines as appropriate
  • Publicise the Member’s parliamentary duties on FB and Twitter

Able to:

  • Prioritise a demanding workload with an eye for detail and a can-do attitude
  • Organise and present information in a simple and sensible way
  • Excellent written skills
  • Engage with members of the public professionally, confidentially, and with care and integrity.
  • Create graphics suitable for social media on Creative Cloud
  • Previous experience with a publisher or similar would be preferred.

Upon appointment you will be required to comply with the Baseline Personnel Security Standard, undertaken by the Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO). See Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO) page for further info. MPs generally pay staff in accordance with IPSA guidelines.

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Salary: In line with IPSA payscales
Interviews / Start Date: Looking to appoint the right candidate ASAP
Application Closing Date: 31st December 2021, but early applications welcome.
Application Details:

Please send your CV and brief cover letter to info@hivesupport.co.uk. Applications without a specific cover letter will not be reviewed. In the email subject matter, please state ‘[YOUR NAME] – Communications Officer for Shaun Bailey MP’

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