Political Assistant (Labour Group) – 28 hpw

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
15/04/2024 12:00
£31,364 pa pro rata
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Policy/ Research
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Town Hall, South Shields
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Number of posts:
Closing date:
15 Apr
Further Information
Political Assistant (Labour Group) – 28 hpw
(Town Hall, South Shields)
£31,364 pa pro rata  
Fixed Term Contract until May 2026
An exciting new post has been established within the Council’s Governance and Corporate Affairs Directorate.  The role, Political Assistant to the Labour Group, will work closely with, and support, the Labour Group of Councillors on South Tyneside Council.
You will be required to undertake research, provide policy and communications analysis and advice and help to ensure administrative support to the Group.
We are looking for an individual with excellent communication and partnership skills, experience of working in a political environment and communicating with the media and a detailed knowledge of the issues impacting local government.
For an informal discussion on this post, please contact Rory Sherwood-Parkin, Corporate Lead – Policy and Insight on 07812 514 191.
We offer an excellent benefits package and further information is available here - www.southtyneside.gov.uk/workinghere  
Please note that if you apply for this role, all communication regarding your application will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, please ensure you check your junk mail.
Closing date: Noon, Monday 15 April 2024.