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Reference: 76562

Date Added: 22 November 2020
Closing Date: 13 December 2020

Job Title: Political Assistant to the Conservative Group

Working For: Medway Council

Location: Chatham, Kent

Salary: Range 4 (£26,188 - £31,888) per annum

Job Details

The Conservative Group are looking to recruit a highly motivated individual with exceptional political and communication skills to support its work.

You will assist with political issues, suggest potential courses of action and provide evaluation, information and research services as required. You will proactively research policy, liaise with the media, prepare speeches and brief members.

You will need acute political judgement, be able to establish positive working relationships with members and officers, have excellent communication skills and be able to assimilate and analyse information quickly, spotting critical political issues and managing time effectively to ensure deadlines are met. The need to be sympathetic to the aims of the Conservative Party will be essential.

Our organisation:
Medway is a unitary authority in the South East of England, made up of the towns of Strood, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham and Rainham and more rural areas, including the Hoo Peninsula.
Situated in Kent in the South-East of England, the area has plenty of green spaces, excellent facilities and easy access to the national motorway and rail networks, facilitating superb transport links to London.

We provide all local Government services for a quarter of a million people, looking after education, environment, social care, housing, planning, business and much more - everything from frontline services such as rubbish collection and events like the Dickens Festival to work that goes on behind the scenes to ensure services in Medway run smoothly and cost effectively.

Working at Medway Council means that you get to be part of this journey working alongside talented, professional colleagues to drive forward change to transform the lives of our residents and the communities they live in.

If you would like to have an informal discussion with the recruiting manager please call Perry Holmes on 01634 332133.

Closing Date: 13 December 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

For further information and to apply please visit: https://ats-medway.jgp.co.uk/vacancies/view/138094

Website: http://www.medway.gov.uk

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