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Reference: 86731

Date Added: 16 November 2022
Closing Date: 16 December 2022

Job Title: Administrative Officer

Working For: Lee Anderson MP (Ashfield)

Location: Ashfield

Salary: In line with IPSA pay scales

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work for a free thinking, liberal-minded MP in his constituency office. Lee Anderson is looking for a proactive and hard working person to join his team.

Key responsibilities:
• Assist in the compilation of briefing packs
• Assist in the updating of social media on request
• Assist with arrangements for events; this may include: venue research and bookings; compiling and managing guest-lists; liaising with suppliers; and providing on-the-day event support as required
• Database management using office software (e.g. Microsoft Office) to handle administrative cases
• Efficient data and file management to ensure the office complies with the data protection legislation
• Engage professionally, confidentially and with care and integrity with members of the public, through a variety of methods
• Handling administrative arrangements for meetings with members of the public/MP surgeries
• Minute taking
• Open, handle and action email, post and social media enquiries
• Photocopying, filing, record-keeping and typing correspondence
• Respond to enquiries by telephone, e mail and social media, passing on queries to another team members/MP as appropriate

The successful candidate must:
• Have proven communication and interpersonal skills.
• Be able to prioritise tasks and work independently.
• Demonstrate excellent attention to detail and be a capable letter writer.
• Be highly organised, punctual and committed.
• Be able to work in a sensitive and confidential manner.
• Be sympathetic to the aims and goals of the Conservative 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: 16 December 2022

Interview/Start Dates

We expect to start interviews as soon as possible. We may appoint someone before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found so early applications are encouraged.

Application Details

Please send your CV and covering letter explaining your suitability for this role to lee.anderson.mp@parliament.uk

Please include ‘Administrative Officer’ in the title of your email.

Website: https://www.leeanderson.org.uk/

Additional Notes