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Press Officer - Mayor of London.


£38726 + on call allowance -
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The Mayor of London has a fantastic opportunity for a Press Officer to be part of a busy media team, working on the stories and events at the very heart of the capital. This will be an opportunity for you to get involved in some of the biggest issues that affect our city including policing, transport, housing and culture.

Some of the key responsibilities in this role will include developing media strategies, generating news coverage, writing press releases and providing briefings.

In this role you will be required to be part of a rota providing 24-hour, seven-day cover within the press office, for which you will receive an on-call allowance.

Person specification

  • Verbal and written skills appropriate to communicate clearly and effectively with a wide range of media, staff and managers.
  • Ability to use a wide range of information and communication technology systems.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the media and particularly its reporting of London issues.
  • Experience of working in a busy press office or as a qualified journalist.
  • Understanding of the GLA’s commitment to equality and diversity.

Closing Date Friday 2nd March 2018 

We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination and have elected to work with our partner BAME Recruitment with expertise in diverse recruitment. We want to increase the diversity of our Senior Management Team and we would like to encourage applications from female, disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background, as they are currently under represented at this level.

To apply for this position please email your CV and a Cover letter that outlines how your skills, experience and qualifications match those set out in the person specification to caroline@bamerecruitment.com 


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