Date Added: 14 February 2017
: 27 February 2017
Job Title: Political Assistant - Labour Group
Working For: Southwark Council
Salary: £34,986 per annum
Want to see political policy become real for over 300,000 people?
Southwark Council is recruiting a political assistant for the majority Labour group, to support Council leader Peter John, his cabinet team and the 48 strong group of Labour Councillors delivering its ‘Fairer Future For All’ agenda to the community in one of the most diverse, vibrant parts of central London.
The role is key to supporting the Labour Group, including undertaking research and project work as well as coordination and supporting the work of the group within the council. In addition you will be the first point of contact for press enquiries on the work of the group and will be working closely with senior staff and councillors.
The full-time role will involve significant personal commitment, including some evening and weekend working.
You will understand the importance of linking the work of politicians to real outcomes for the community, and will bring good organisational and prioritisation skills to provide a high level of service to the group.
The opportunity is fixed-term to the May 2018 election: it will be considered for renewal subject to the outcome of the election.
Closing Date: 27 February 2017
Interviews: 8 March 2017.