Press Officer (Mayor of London’s Press Office) x 2
(GLA) Grade 7 (£38,726)
Vacancy Description
Job reference no: STAF830
Contract type: Fixed term for 18 months
Closing Date: Sunday 17 June 2018 at 23:59 GMT
Interview Date: w/c 1 July 2018
Salary: £38,726 per annum plus £6, 274 pa on-call allowance
Grade: 7

This is a fantastic opportunity get involved in some of the biggest issues that affect our city including policing, transport, housing and culture. As a press officer for the Mayor of London, you’ll be part of a busy team working on the stories and events at the heart of the capital.


We are offering two fixed term appointments for 18 months.


We’re looking for excellent writing and people skills, proven experience dealing with a wide range of different media and advising senior figures in a fast-paced, demanding press office environment. You must have the ability to think on your feet, respond quickly to media enquiries from across the globe, generate great coverage through creative ideas and demonstrate sound knowledge of PR techniques, including use of digital and social media.

Please click here for Job Description and Person Specification. 

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.

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 STAF830.


Application closing date:            Sunday 17 June 2018 at 23:59 GMT
Interviews will take place at:      City Hall in the week commencing 1 July 2018

‘If you are registering as a new user to the EngageATS recruitment system, please ensure you register with a personal email address.’