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Communications and Media Officer

Location: London

Salary expectation: £44,243

Application deadline: Fri 24th August

This is a full-time role



TSSA is a trade Union that represents people working in transport and travel. TSSA places its members at the heart of our union and aims to campaign on matters that are important to them. To achieve this, we need a highly skilled communications team that will ensure TSSA has a communications strategy that will influence our internal and external audiences. We have a vacancy for a Communications and Media Officer who will work within our Communications team to help us deliver this.

Communications and Media Officer – This role requires you to work closely with the Head of Communications and your wider team to contribute to our unions broad campaigning aims and messages. Within the role you will act as editor of our print and online membership publications and communications alongside implementing press and online media campaigns that ensure we have regular website and social media content. You will act as press officer for England and Wales identifying and delivering opportunities for multi media coverage that will raise the profile of the Union. Our Communications Officers work closely with our organising teams to develop leverage via press stories to contribute to our bargaining outcomes.

We are looking for a self-starter with creative flair who already has experience of working in a communication focused role with a strong track record in generating copy and delivering successful communication campaigns. You will have excellent influencing skills that allow you to build relationships with journalists. You will have expertise in using digital and social media content as a campaigning tool that will ensure we have the press exposure and recognition of our work amongst our membership and external stakeholders. In this fast-paced digital world, you must be ready to continuously expand your existing knowledge.

Hours: Full Time – 34 hours over five days with the ability to work unsocial hours if required

Salary: £39,029 plus London Weighting of £5,214 (on an incremental scale that can rise to £47,920 plus LW over a period of five years).

Location: Liverpool Street, London

Deadline: Fri 24th August