POLITICAL AND PRESS OFFICER

Recruiter
BASC LTD
Location
Cardiff, Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Salary
Circa £31,000
Posted
05 Nov 2020
Closes
03 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

POLITICAL AND PRESS OFFICER

(WALES) 

Starting salary: Circa £31,000 

BASC is the largest shooting organisation in the UK, serving a wide variety of stakeholder and public interests. It acts as a representative body for sporting shooting - fostering opportunity, safety, high standards and wildlife conservation.

BASC is looking for an individual to assist the Director Wales while working alongside other BASC teams, to educate and inform parliamentarians, including prospective candidates, about shooting sports in Wales and forge relationships between them and BASC clubs, syndicates and members.

Responsible for liaising with media, head office departments and Director Wales to ensure all key events receive maximum coverage in both press and social media.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Excellent planning, organisational and communication skills
  • Experience of building effective partnerships with politicians 
  • Enthusiasm, self-motivation, and the ability to motivate others
  • Good communication, diplomacy and negotiating skills.
  • Experience of representing causes to politicians and government backed by understanding of Welsh Government and parliamentary processes.

Working within a small team and reporting to the Director Wales the position will be based near Cardiff and will involve some travel throughout Wales and to our Head Office in Rossett.

To apply for this exciting opportunity further information and an application form can be downloaded from our website by clicking apply. Applications must be submitted to recruitment@basc.org.uk using our application form, accompanied by a CV and written response outlining what you identify as the main political challenges facing shooting in Wales and how you expect this role to contribute to addressing these. You also need to tell us what specific skills and experience you would bring to the role to deliver the agenda.

If you require further information please contact the HR department by email at recruitment@basc.org.uk  Please quote reference PPOWDEC2020.  The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is Tuesday 8th December 2020.