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Reference: 71642

Date Added: 25 June 2019
Closing Date: 18 July 2019

Job Title: Political Officer - Eastern England (12 month FTC)

Working For: BASC (The British Association for Shooting & Conservation)

Location: Eastern England

Salary: Competitive

Job Details

Hours: 15 hours per week
Contract: Fixed Term (up to twelve months)

BASC is the largest shooting organisation in the UK, serving a growing membership of around 155,000. It acts as a representative body for responsible and sustainable shooting – encouraging opportunity, high standards and wildlife conservation.

BASC is looking for an individual with political experience who will develop programmes to establish strong links between parliamentarians and prospective parliamentary candidates of all parties and BASC clubs, syndicates and members, in Eastern England.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Good communication skills.
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Commitment and ability to respond to the requirements of the role
  • Enthusiasm, self-motivation and the ability to motivate others
  • Experience of a parliamentary or other political environment.
  • Support for the values of BASC

Working with the eastern regional team and reporting to the Executive Director for Communications and Public Affairs, the position is office or home based and will involve travel throughout their region and occasionally the UK.

Further information and an application form may be downloaded from our website www.basc.org.uk
Alternatively please contact the HR department, BASC, Marford Mill, Rossett, Wrexham LL12 0HL. Telephone: 01244 573002. E-mail: recruitment@basc.org.uk. Please quote reference PO(EastEngland)JUL19 and specify the region of interest.

Closing Date: 18 July 2019

Interview/Start Dates

The provisional interview date is Thursday 15th August 2019 at the BASC Head Office in Rossett, North East Wales.

There is currently no set start date, but as soon as possible is desirable.

Application Details

Our own BASC Application Form MUST be completed in full. CVs will not be accepted on their own.

Please go to https://basc.org.uk/about-basc/basc-vacancies/ to download the application form and/or to find further information on this role.

If you wish to submit an application, please send it to recruitment@basc.org.uk

All completed applications received will be acknowledged and logged. Screening will only take place after the closing date. All applicants will be updated on the progress of their application at all stages of the recruitment process.

Website: https://basc.org.uk/

Additional Notes

26th June 2019 - The contract length has been changed from 2 years to 12 months.