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    £21.54 - £24.27 per hour

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

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Job Description

Position: SEO Media Team Cover [HMICFRS]

Location: London [Remote]

Salary: London: £24.27 per hour-Outer London: £21.54 per hour

Assignment: Temporary 3-month

Hours: Monday - Friday, 9am-5:30pm [Open to discuss part-time for the right candidate (3 days min per week)

Remote working: The successful candidate may have to attend Media events in London[SW1H 9EX]

Why choose us?

  • Developing a career in the Civil Service
  • Exciting, challenging and rewarding place to work

Brook Street in partnership with Home Office has a fantastic opportunity to join the HMICFRS media team as a SEO communication specialist. The media team is responsible for running the inspectorate's press office and social media channels.

Day to day duties:

  • Writing daily media summary emails
  • Writing press releases
  • Writing Q&A briefings to help spokespeople prepare for media interviews
  • Arranging the logistics for media interviews
  • Helping to organise press conferences
  • Responding to queries from journalists and creating social media posts.

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience in Press Office/Corporate, Journalism, or other media relations.
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Confident with using computers and hardware such as keyboard and mouse Good news sense and strong risk awareness.
  • Good news sense and strong risk awareness.
  • Must hold valid CTC clearance


No formal training will be provided - would expect experience in these types of tasks. On the job training-

Holiday restrictions during training period:

Ideally no long-term leave between end of May and July.


  • Break out areas, small kitchen
  • Lift access and main stairwells
  • Meeting rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Access to public transport - underground/bus

Brook Street are proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant and as such, we guarantee to interview all candidates who are veterans or spouses/partners of military personnel, and who meet all the essential criteria for the vacancy.

As a Disability Confident Leader, and holder of the Gold Award status from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, Brook Street, as a supplier to the Public Sector Resourcing Framework (PSR), will offer you a guaranteed interview with a PSR Sourcer.

Should you identify as a candidate with a disability and/or as a veteran or spouse/partner of military personnel and meet all the essential criteria for the role, we encourage you to reach out to us via the Brook Street website. Here you will find a link to register your interest and state the role that you are interested in. We are committed to engaging with you.

In cases where we have a high volume of ex-military candidates/military spouses/partners, who meet all of the essential criteria, Brook Street will interview the best candidates from within that group.

There is already a SharePoint created with the resources available. We also delivered a Topical Tuesday talk on the process, we can get a recording of that and share it if the teams missed it or we are also happy to hold another one.

PSR: Guaranteed Interview Scheme (GIS) (

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