[Not #scicomm] [Job, House of Commons, London] Snr Media & Comms Officer, £36.5k, clos 16 Jan 2018

This is not a science communication job but a more general media / comms one, however I present it as something of possible interest given the skills overlap 🙂 Note that this can be a job share.

House of Commons
Senior Media and Communications Officer (Select Committees)

Salary: £36,500 per annum
Salary Band: B1
Contract Type: Fixed term for 12 months, with the possibility of extension or permanency
Hours: Full time/ Job Share
Closing date: midnight on 16/01/2018
https://houseofcommons-careers.engageats.co.uk/ – click on ‘External’ and this one is on the front page

Copy of job desription (hosted here): Senior Media and Communications Officer Jan. 2018 

The Role
To provide strategic media and communications advice, handling and support for a group of select committees, and deliver the best possible coverage in print, broadcast and digital media, including mainstream national, regional and local news; trade, consumer and social media, and to assist in promoting and developing the work of committees overall.

The Person
The successful candidate will have the following skills/experience:

  •  Significant experience in a relevant environment in journalism and/or communications, with strong news sense and an ability to use this to deliver media coverage which supports the committee’s aims.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing, and the ability to persuade and influence at all levels, whilst upholding a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.
  • Ability to absorb complex and often technical subject matter quickly and thoroughly and to convey it accurately and in an engaging way


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.

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