Constituency Officer for Kirsty Williams AM

Salary range:   £19,920 - £29,202 (5 point scale, appointment will only be above point 1 in exceptional circumstances)

Closing date: 6 November 2015, 17:00

Appointment Type: Fixed term (6 months)
Working hours:   37
Location:    4 Watergate, Brecon, LD3 9AN

Purpose of Job:

Kirsty Williams AM is looking for a constituency officer to work as part of her constituency team, maximising the impact of Kirsty in her communication with constituents.  The post holder will use a wide range of marketing and communication strategies, focusing on outreach visits, and physical and digital marketing communications materials.

Main duties include:
• Lead on constituency communications and work alongside other team members to maintain and develop Kirsty Williams’ constituency profile across a range of media. 
• Maintain a forward planning system for communications opportunities, and be responsible for producing, collating and storing promotional material.  
• Assist in identifying media opportunities, working with the research and communications staff in Cardiff Bay. 

Essential Knowledge and Experience 

• Knowledge and/or experience of working within the media, public relations, campaigning, communications or marketing environment. 
• Degree or equivalent experience.
• An understanding of current affairs and issues of relevance to Wales, an interest in the Welsh political system.
• Ability to work simultaneously on different projects and prioritise accordingly.   
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships across professional boundaries.

Please note appointment will be subject to references and a security check.
You are advised to read the full Job and Person Specification before applying for this post

Apply by submitting a completed application form, or for further information, please contact Dyddanwy Pugh by emailing Dyddanwy.Pugh@Assembly.Wales

Interview date: 12 November 2015

For more information: http://www.assembly.wales/en/gethome/working/am-support-jobs/Pages/Constituency_Officer_for_Kirsty_Williams_AM.aspx  

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