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Reference: 59426

Date Added: 10 February 2017
Closing Date: 23 February 2017

Job Title: Political Engagement Executive

Working For: NCS Trust CIC

Location: London

Salary: £25,000

Job Details

NCS Trust is a non-profit community interest company that exists to shape, support, champion and lead a thriving National Citizen Service. We are working to make NCS available to every 16 and 17 year old in England, and more than 300,000 young people have taken part in NCS so far.

This full-time role will be responsible for coordinating and managing NCS Trust’s engagement with MPs from all political parties and civil servants throughout the year. The role will be responsible for communicating with the NCS network to create, manager and deliver a smooth process for MP engagement and visits to the NCS programme each year, alongside supporting the NCS Policy team.

The Political Engagement Executive will sit in the Partnerships team, reporting directly to the Events and Conference Manager.

Role Description
The Political Engagement Executive will:

  • Manage the process for logging political and MP engagement across the NCS network
  • Communicate with NCS Regional Delivery Partners to book visits to NCS Programme
  • Communicate with MP offices to confirm visits to NCS Programme
  • Travel to NCS Programmes across the country to support the delivery of MP and civil servants visits, ensuring a consistency of experience
  • Work closely with the NCS Graduate team to provide graduates and young people for political engagement events
  • Evaluate NCS political engagement across the year

Person Specification

  • Experience of working as part of an integrated team
  • Political party or parliamentary experience preferred

Skills & Attributes

  • High levels of political awareness
  • Concise communication skills
  • Strong networks
  • Ability to work well with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Strong attention to detail ensuring work is produced to the highest standard
  • Able to work as part of an integrated team
  • Proven ability to learn new skills quickly
  • Ability to demonstrate drive, proactivity and thinking innovatively
  • Excellent time management skills and proven ability to work to and meet deadlines
  • Willingness to work weekends, evenings and away from home

Closing Date: 23 February 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

Please send your CV to recruitment@ncstrust.co.uk. Your covering email should:

  • Include the job title and job code (PART0207) in the subject line
  • Make clear the role you are applying for
  • Outline how you satisfy the specific Experience and Skills & Attributes elements we list above
  • Say what attracts you to us and this role

Website: http://www.ncsyes.co.uk/

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