Date Added: 11 July 2018
: 23 July 2018
Job Title: Constituency Administrative Officer
Working For: Vicky Foxcroft (Lewisham Deptford)
Vicky Foxcroft MP (Lewisham Deptford) is looking for a Constituency Administrative Officer to join her busy team in the Deptford office. This is a full-time role (Monday-Friday) and occasional evening or weekend work may be required.
Duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
- Assisting with arrangements for non-political events.
- Diary management.
- Handling administrative arrangements for meetings with members of the public and the Member’s surgeries.
- Managing and monitoring incoming calls and enquiries.
- Opening and dispatching mail.
- Photocopying, filing, record-keeping and typing correspondence.
- Responding to enquiries by telephone and email, passing on queries to other team members or the Member as appropriate.
- Overall administrative support for the office and team.
- Retaining records and information confidentially and in line with the Data Protection Act and GDPR.
The successful candidate wil demonstrate:
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- Ability to prioritise and work under pressure.
- Excellent IT, administrative and organisational skills.
- Experience of dealing with highly sensitive and confidential information.
- Ability to work flexibly as part of a small team.
- Knowledge of issues concerning people in Lewisham Deptford and an understanding of the local area.
- Understanding of and sympathy with the aims and goals of the Labour Party.
Upon appointment you will be required to comply with the Baseline Personnel Security Standard, undertaken by the Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO). See Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO) page for further info. MPs generally pay staff in accordance with IPSA guidelines.
Closing Date: 23 July 2018
Applications close at 12.00pm on the closing date. Any applications received after this time will not be considered.
Please send a CV and covering letter (no longer than one side of A4) to firstname.lastname@example.org, stating 'Admin Officer Application' in the subject line.