Media Officer (Consumer Media) – Liberal Democrats
To develop story pitches that position Liberal Democrat MPs, Peers and local council leaders for mainstream consumer media. And to brief, assist and train spokespeople.
To write powerful and decisive copy for press releases, comments and social media and be responsive to the needs of specific content formats. And to plan proactive storytelling that builds the brand of the Liberal Democrats beyond its traditional platforms.
To integrate fully into the Press and communications team including participating in the out-of-hours duty system, developing and managing events and contributing to broader organisational goals.
A highly organised and passionate communicator with the contacts, imagination and experience to package and pitch stories for consumer media, magazines and daytime TV. Ability to translate political issues into stories that connect with mainstream audiences.
Has a broad range of connections and consumer media experience, either as a journalist or a media/communications officer. A voracious consumer of media of all types and platforms with a strong instinct of making links between issues and stories.
Able to stand aside and understand what the general public care about and how the aims and goals of the Liberal Democrats coincide.
Deadline: As soon as possible
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