Research Support Officer (Online Communications) – London Assembly Labour Group
(GLA) Grade 6 (£32,163)
Vacancy Description
Job reference no: GLA3704
Contract type: Permanent
Closing Date: Sunday 1 July 2018 at 23:59 GMT
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Salary: £32,163 per annum
Grade: 6

Whether advising on a social media campaign or supporting the Senior Press Officer on a big regional story, you will play a pivotal role in meeting the media needs of the 12 Labour Assembly Members. With an active knowledge of the issues facing London, you will be poised to respond swiftly to emerging issues. Working with the Senior Press Officer you will draft social media content, online articles, proactive and reactive press releases, and letters to editor, to advance the political narrative of the Labour Group. With your role particularly focused on social and online media, you will work closely with colleagues to deliver a comprehensive social media strategy, tailored to the needs of individual Assembly Members and their constituencies. As a custodian of the Labour Group’s positive public profile, you will act as a first point of contact for journalists, responding to comment and interview requests in a timely and professional manner.

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This role is based at City Hall.

London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this role is open to job share. 

In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan, childcare voucher scheme and a career average pension scheme.

If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on quoting reference GLA3704.


Application closing date:            Sunday 1 July 2018 at 23:59 GMT.
Interviews will take place at:      City Hall on a date to be confirmed.

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