Recruitment of Public Affairs and Communications Assistant

The Catholic Union is recruiting!  Please see the job advert below and forward it to anyone who might be interested in this exciting opportunity.

Many thanks!

Public Affairs and Communications Assistant (Part time, 1-2 days a week)

The Catholic Union of Great Britain (CUGB) is a faith-based NGO and represents the views and interests of lay Catholics to Government, Parliament and in the public square.

We are looking for someone to assist our Head of Public Affairs and to contribute to the overall work of the Catholic Union.  The job involves monitoring Government and parliamentary business and the media for matters of interest, preparing news briefings, research and assisting with communications on social media and our website.

Ability to work from home and good IT skills essential.

Experience of public affairs, working for an MP or similar, is preferable.

Experience with social media engagement and website operation an advantage.

We are looking for someone who would be happy to work as part of a small team; someone with excellent communication skills and political judgement; a self-starter prepared to work on a broad range of tasks as well as using their own initiative to develop projects and ideas.

Salary: £27,000 (pro rata).

Deadline for Applications: Friday 6 May 2022

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 9 May 2022

Please send a CV and brief covering letter to:

Nigel Parker
Director
07930 955692
director@catholicunion.org.uk