Header - Home Link  
Senior Press Officer (GLA Conservatives)
(GLA 19) Grade 7 (£40,291)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA772
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Tuesday 14 July 2020 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: TBC
Salary: £40,291 per annum
Grade: 7

This is a unique opportunity to become the Senior Press Officer for the Conservative Members of the London Assembly. Leading and managing a small team, you will be responsible for delivering a high-impact and comprehensive communications strategy.

You must have strong political awareness and be able to respond to all manner of media enquiries in a prompt and professional manner.Experience of writing press releases and articles, using digital media platforms, and dealing with senior politicians and journalists is vital. You will need a pro-active approach to media coverage and experience in both national and local media, including specialist press.

Further information on working within the GLA London Asembly can be found by watching the following video: https://youtu.be/lU31a2lrzX4

Please click here for Job Description and Person Specification - Please ensure your Supporting Statement clearly addresses all of the Personal Specification Criteria.

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 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 glajobs@london.gov.uk quoting reference GLA772


Application closing date:  Tuesday 14 July 2020 at 23:59 GMT
Interviews will take place on: TBC


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