Have a lovely browse through the POSTnotes – four page briefing notes aimed at parliamentarian-types in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords, and also available to the public. I always feel like Winifred Hooper from the West Wing (‘The Stackhouse Filibuster‘) whenever I read one.
POST = Parliamentary Office of Science & Technology
https://houseofcommons-careers.engageats.co.uk/ViewVacancy.aspx?enc=mEgrBL4XQK0+ld8aNkwYmCrjnqhkwIleveR0OWrg6yRvOgyKGuh4mPVz5ehN/eACeDVAgrBk6dwzvsLo8Kr8wcGe7d4uyik2jcjvtxQC6LDI1TtziUJhesqaiPI0vpNJ2fdUtGe0UrdZY/lfS0E1jQ== – yes that does appear to be the link 😉
Closing 3 August 2014, c £25k
Job description: JD – Communications Manager
The Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) is looking to appoint an ambitious science communication specialist to oversee POST’s communications activities. POST is the UK Parliament’s in-house source of independent, balanced and accessible analysis of public policy issues related to science and technology. The right candidate will help POST develop its website, manage its social media activity, ensure its publications reach the right people at the right time, and organise a series of parliamentary seminars and exhibitions.
Job Title: Communications Manager
Salary: circa £25,000 per annum
Salary Band: C
Contract Type: Permanent
Number of Posts: One
Closing date: midnight on 03/08/2014
The post holder will be responsible for managing the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology’s (POST) communication activities, including its online presence, events and publications.
The successful candidate will have the following skills/experience:
• Writing and editing written copy for print and online outlets
• Editing web pages (including using content management systems; developing websites to meet corporate goals; working with web designers)
• Use of social media to promote and disseminate content
Annual leave starting at 28 days pro rata
Interest-free season ticket loan
Child care voucher scheme
Discounted membership of the in-house gym
All applications must be submitted on a House of Commons application form (see links above).