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William Powell AM (Stephen Radford)Research & Media Officer for William Powell AM (Mid and West Wales)Salary range: £19,684 to £28,856 (Band 2)

(Please note that recruitment will normally be at the minimum of the range)

Working hours: 37 hours

Location: National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff Bay

William Powell AM is seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual with a keen interest in politics to provide him with high quality research, particularly relating to his current Environment & Rural Affairs portfolio. The role will also include providing support to maintain a high regional media profile. He is looking for a creative thinker with a commitment to developing new ideas, to promoting innovation and identifying opportunities to be involved in key research.

Person Specification

  • Experience of working directly with a broad range of people in a pressured environment
  • Experience of delivering research or briefing materials in a parliamentary or similar environment
  • Ability to work as part of a dispersed team
  • Evidence of good analytical skills, including the ability to summarise accurately a wide range of views and be able to identify quickly key issues from a range of sources of information
  • Effective communication skills, in writing, by telephone and in face to face dealings with a wide range of stakeholders, ideally Assembly Members and other senior leaders
  • Effective organisational skills with the ability to assimilate and deliver accurate and impartial briefing to tight deadlines


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

For more information and an application form email heather.kidd@wales.gov.uk or phone 01686 625527

To apply, please submit an application form (CVs optional) to heather.kidd@wales.gov.uk

Closing Date: Thursday 11 December, 2014: 12.00pm

Interview dates: Week commencing 15 December

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