the media and entertainment union
a sector of Prospect
Vacancy: Senior Communications Officer (maternity cover)

9 January 2019

Applications are invited for a Senior Communications Officer based at BECTU Sector office in Clapham. This is a 12 month fixed-term contract (maternity cover).

Senior Communications Officer

  • 12 months fixed term contract (maternity cover)
  • 35 hours per week -  £48,519 – £57,933
  • Base: Clapham, London

Prospect is a trade union representing over 140,000 professional, technical and managerial staff in a range of occupations across the public and private sectors – arts, broadcasting, defence, energy, engineering, entertainment, environment, government, media, science and telecommunications. We employ around 230 staff, many in our London headquarters, but also in our offices in the English regions, in Wales and in Scotland.

BECTU is the biggest sector of Prospect, and covers those working in broadcasting, film, theatre, entertainment, communications and digital media. The sector plays an important role in representing and promoting the best interests of the industry’s workforce.

The role

You will provide leadership to our communications team helping to recruit, support and represent our members.

The role manages a small team working on media, social media, events and campaigns, and fits into our wider communications team in Prospect. With the recent appointment of a new head of the BECTU Sector, we are looking for someone who is experienced at media work and providing senior level advice, as well as being an agile communicator.

Please email recruitment@prospect.org.uk for further details or an application pack.

CVs will not be accepted and the closing date for this position is 12 noon on 21 January 2019. 

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