Media Officer

British Medical Association

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Job Description

Job Overview

The BMA Wales, is looking for a Media Officer to join the team on an initial 4 months fixed term contract with the possibility to extend for further 9 months on a part-time basis.

Reporting to the Head of Media and Public Affairs, the Media Officer will play a vital role within the team and wider BMA through ensuring that the Association is r epresented in the media on key aspects of health policy.

The media officer will:

* have specific responsibility for internal communications and social media.
* sound news judgement,
* enthusiasm and the ability to interpret information and know what makes a story newsworthy

The successful post holder must have:

* the ability to keep a level head during a crisis
* experience dealing with the media,

The British Medical Association (BMA) is the trade union and professional association for doctors providing a wide range of services to its members, including guidance, support and representation.
Why work for us?

As a BMA emplo yee, you`ll receive:

* Generous annual leave provision, plus 1 company day and public holidays
* Double matching pension contributions up to 12% of salary
* Season ticket loan (up to £10,000) after completion of probationary period
* Additional flexible benefits.

You may be working remotely initially, but we`ll provide all the support you need. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply through our website. For any queries please email

Diversity & Inclusion Monitoring:

We need your support to make sure our staff come from a variety of backgrounds so we especially welcome applications from disadvantaged communities. Even if you`re not selected, it would be really helpful if you could complete the diversity & inclusion data when you apply for this role, because we can make sure we are encouraging a diverse mixture of candidates to apply. Thank you very much.

If you have a disability we will try our best to make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to this post in the application / interview process due to a disability.