Digital Communications Officer

£130.00 - £150.00 per day
11 Nov 2020
09 Dec 2020
Samuel Smith
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisation - Political Party
Contact Length - 4 months
Location - Central London
Start Date - End of November
Remote working

Your new role
For this role, you will work as part of the organisations press team and support colleagues in all matters relating to the press, but with a specialism in digital communications. Key to this role will be to raise the online profile of political members to promote their work. You will contribute to, and implement, an online media strategy for the organisations politicians and council members. Seeking and exploiting opportunities to raise the profile of politicians and council members online to promote their work and support them in their roles is a crucial aspect to the role.

What you'll need to succeed

* Experience working in a highly political public sector organisation in a communications position
* Experience of media relations, including handling requests and pitching stories
* Excellent photo and video editing skills
* Experience using a number of different communication channels
* Experience providing strategic media and communications advice
* Ability to accurately summarise and convey complex information to a diverse audience
* Ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels, including senior council members and politicians
* Ability to show confidentially and sensitivity when dealing with political content.

What you need to do now
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