Media and Public Affairs Officer

Starting Salary £35,078 per annum

Job Reference: LC756

Previous applicants need not reapply

We want to recruit a highly-motivated, astute Media and Public Affairs officer to join our communications team.

You will have a background in media relations, politics and campaigns with knowledge of, and an interest in, London local government.

You will have the political nous to be able to work effectively in a cross-party organisation. Exceptional written and oral communication skills are essential, as is a commitment to London and its people. This is an opportunity to work London-wide in a prominent role.

The job includes research and writing plus daily contact with journalists and politicians. For further information visit our website or call Gemma Kappala-Ramsamy on 020
7934 9842 for an informal chat.

London Councils represents the 32 boroughs and the City of London. We aim to get the best deal for Londoners and to ensure that London’s councils have the resources, freedoms and powers to do the best possible job for their residents and local businesses.

We also run a number of services on behalf of the boroughs including the Freedom Pass, Taxicard and Health Emergency Badge.

Closing date for applications: Noon on Monday 24 February 2020

Interview Date: Friday 6 March 2020

To apply online please visit https://jobs.londoncouncils.gov.uk/

Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24-hour Answer phone) quoting reference number LC756 if you experience any problems. A minicom service for the hearing impaired available on 020 7332 3732.

As a Disability Confident Employer, London Councils will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the post