This is a unique opportunity to work at the centre of government, and communicate with the nation on behalf of the Prime Minister.
The successful candidate will become a trusted political adviser to the Prime Minister and member of the senior team at Downing Street, reporting into the Prime Minister’s Director of Communications.
You will represent the government and the Prime Minister to an audience of millions on a daily basis, across the main broadcast channels and social media, and have the chance to influence and shape public opinion.
You will speak directly to the public on the issues they care most about, explaining the government’s position, reassuring people that we are taking action on their priorities and driving positive changes.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape communications for the Prime Minister and the government, and will need to:
The demands of the post are high and it will appeal to an experienced and confident media operator who would enjoy working on camera and with senior ministers, political advisers, officials and journalists; who would relish the challenge and pace of televised briefing; and who has a strong grasp of foreign and domestic policy issues.
Working in the Prime Minister’s communications team involves working under pressure and to immovable deadlines as well as routine out of hours work and travel.
This is a political role, and a keen understanding of political issues will be essential, alongside:
The successful candidate must be willing to undergo security clearance.
To apply, please email a CV and statement of suitability of no more than 500 words to [email protected] by Friday 21 August 2020.