Office
MSP Staff
Advertising Salary:
£28,508 per annum

About The Role

Salary: £28,508 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: Local office in Dunfermline

Working for a Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP)

Roz McCall MSP (Mid-Scotland and Fife) is looking for a proactive and highly organised individual to join her team. The role is on a full-time basis working from the member’s local office in Dunfermline.

You'll need the capacity to work as part of a team but have high self-motivational skills. A conscientious work attitude is essential and flexibility to work practices are needed due to the fast moving and everchanging position of politics.  

MSPs are employers in their own right. Under their employment, you will become part of a team supporting them in carrying out their duties. You'll work in a dynamic and fast paced environment to provide an outstanding service for constituents.

Duties will include: 

  • Producing the materials that will convey the aims of the MSP to the general public.
  • Keeping up to date with the current media developments in both a parliamentary and local level
  • Building and maintaining successful relationships with stakeholders, media outlets and campaign groups.
  • Promoting the MSP to all media and advance media recognition
  • Producing high quality press releases, briefings, presentations and written material
  • Be responsible for the content, monitoring and promotion on social media in line with the aims of the MSP
  • Identifying up and coming events that relate to the aims of the MSP

About You

Requirements:

  • Strong organisational/administrative and IT skills with good attention to detail.
  • Must be capable in monitoring media developments and sourcing information
  • Understand service-related principles
  • A creativity in designing and communicating over different media platforms.
  • Ability to relate well to people
  • Media or public relations experience preferable.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in promotional work
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A flexible and adaptable approach with good initiative.
  • The ability to work well in a small team.
  • Knowledge of Scottish political scene essential.
  • The ability to fully support the Member in carrying out their parliamentary duties

The Selection Process

For any questions about the role please contact: [email protected] 

To apply, click on "send CV" and upload your CV and supporting statement as one document. When you've clicked "send CV" use the text box to provide wording for the cover email. Your supporting statement should outline how you meet the requirements detailed above for this role. Applications that do not include a supporting statement may not be considered.  

If you are experiencing any issues with the applications process, please send your CV and supporting statement directly to: [email protected] 

Closing Date: Thursday 30 May 2024 at 23:59