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Reference: 73566

Date Added: 25 November 2019
Closing Date: 15 December 2019

Job Title: Political Assistant & Labour Group Political Assistant

Working For: London Borough of Newham

Location: London

Salary: £34,986.

Job Details

Understanding the local social, economic and political landscape so that you can analyse the impact of Government policy on the City.

Identifying new issues facing the City as they emerge and working with Councillors on plans to address them and communicate a response.

Ensuring an effective Labour presence at Council meetings by ensuring Councillors are fully briefed and ready to make clear and concise contributions at Committees and Full Council.

Supporting our team to develop an ongoing positive narrative about Labour’s policy programme through their speaking opportunities, press interviews and across a range of local publications and social media.

Being an effective link between Members of the Group and Officers and ensuring that the Group’s priorities are understood and reflected in the development of policies and decision-making.

Closing Date: 15 December 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place in January 2020

Start date February 2020

Application Details

Applications should be sent to Pauline Jones, Newham Council, 1000 Dockside Road, London E16 2QU.

Further information can be found on our website; Newham Council.

Website: https://www.newham.gov.uk/Pages/index.aspx

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