House of Commons, Senior Media and Communications Officer - Select Committees

This post will be located on the Parliamentary Estate, Westminster, London.
£36,500 per annum
03 Jan 2018
16 Jan 2018
Job Type
Full Time

Contract Type: Fixed term for 12 months, with the possibility of extension or permanency

Hours: Full time / Job Share

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

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All applications must be submitted on a House of Commons application form.

More information on the role and the full criteria can be found on the job description, found in the 'Supporting documents' section below.

​Closing date: 23:59 on 16 January 2018

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