Communications Officer

Job Title

Communications Officer

Working For

Mary Robinson MP (Cheadle)

Location

Cheadle Hulme, Stockport

Salary Details

Within IPSA payscales (£21,529 – £32,022) and dependent on experience

Job Details

Mary Robinson MP is looking to appoint a Communications Officer to join her constituency team in Cheadle.

Key responsibilities include:

·         Establish, monitor and update a social media and online presence in the constituency. Produce online graphics and video content, as well as publicising surgeries and news alerts etc.

·         Manage and monitor social media enquiries, dealing with cases that do not need to be transferred to a higher level. Ensure all enquiries are dealt with in a timely manner

·         Monitor media coverage, liaise with media, prepare press releases as required (on constituency, non-party political matters)

·         Preparing media briefings

·         Publicise the Member’s parliamentary duties on FB and Twitter

·         Follow up on social media queries and comments

The following skills, experience and qualities are required for the role:

·         Accurate writing skills

·         Excellent organisation and administrative skills

·         An ability to deal with constituent’s enquiries in a personable manner and to work well within a small team of colleagues

·         Strong communication skills

·         Experience of providing high quality briefings, drafting press releases, and writing articles

·         Ability to manage and prioritise own workload and use own initiative

·         Sympathetic to the aims and values of the Conservative Party

·         Full UK driving licence is desirable

Closing Date

9 August 2021

Interview and Start Dates

Interviews will take place as soon as possible. An appointment may be made before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found.

Application Details

Please apply by completing an application form attached below and emailing it to mary@mary-robinson.org.uk with the subject line ‘Job Application – Communications Officer’.

If alternative access is required please call 0161 672 6855.

 

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