Dawn Bowden

Dawn Bowden

Work Opportunity: Engagement and Communications Assistant for Dawn Bowden MS

Published 26/11/2020   |   Last Updated 20/07/2021   |   Reading Time minutes

Engagement and Communications Assistant for Dawn Bowden MS

Salary range: £20,607 - £27,790 pro rata

Working hours: 16 hours

Location: Flexible

Appointment Type: Temporary for 6 months

Ref: MBS-043-21

Purpose of Job:

To assist with the delivery of a communications and engagement strategy as required for the Member of the Senedd ensuring that standards of confidentiality are maintained.

Main Duties:

  • Assist in the development of a broad range of contacts within the community and media in order to promote the work of the Member of the Senedd
  • Prepare press releases and develop social media content
  • Liaise with Office Manager and Senior Advisor to identify any aspects of work which may be of interest to the media and the community.

Essential Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience of a communications and engagement role, or public relations sector
  • Knowledge and understanding of multimedia platforms including developing and maintaining a communications plan

Essential Qualifications:

  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or;
  • Formal Qualification eg NVQ level 3 or 4 or equivalent in media or communications.

Essential Skills and Behaviours:

  • Evidence of working as part of a team
  • Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships across professional boundaries with the community

You are advised to read the full Job and Person Specification before applying for this post


For more information and to apply, please submit an application form to Matthew.Dorrance@senedd.wales 


Job and Person Specification

Application form

Important information 

Benefits of working for a Member


Closing date: 12:00 (midday), 06 August 2021

Interview date: To be confirmed