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Head of Media and Planning

Location: Westminster

Salary expectation: £45,000 to £50,000

This is a full-time role

The role:

To lead a team of 5 media and communications staff to generate ideas that deliver agenda-setting news content for the Liberal Democrats at all levels. Supporting staff to use their storytelling abilities, media contacts, experience of multiple audiences and news judgement to secure coverage in a wide range of print, broadcast and online media.

To work closely with the Director of Strategy, Research and Messaging to develop and prepare and execute a pipeline of proactive stories that meets the Liberal Democrats’ strategic aims. And to  collaborate effectively with teams across the party and play a key role in managing crisis communications.

To offer support to the party leader and party spokespeople by hosting ongoing media training and preparing briefing material where required

The candidate:

Significant media office or journalism experience gained in an active political context and a commitment to the aims and values of the Liberal Democrats.

A leader and motivator with experience of successfully line managing a team.

Proven ability to work at in a fast pace environment being able to respond robustly and effectively as well as to be strategic and keep the focus of the work at the root of all the activities.


Deadline – As soon as possible