Local Government Association
Location: Westminster, London
Closing Date: 12/01/2018
Salary: £29,424 pa (including London Weighting)
Employment Type: Permanent, full-time
Department: Communications Directorate
Hours per week: 35
The Local Government Association (LGA) is searching for a fantastic assistant looking to kick start their career in communications.
You will be responsible for providing high-level administrative and project support to our Director of Communications, giving you the chance to work right at the centre of the LGA’s communications activity.
You will also have the opportunity to work with communication professionals from across local government by helping our national Communications Improvement team to deliver their programme of communications reviews and support. You will also play an important role in helping is to develop our internal communications activity.
If you’re enthusiastic about developing your career in communications and have a willingness to support one of the busiest communication departments in Westminster, then we want to hear from you.
• Supporting the Director of Communications with specific requests as tasked, including research, project work, diary and travel management, meeting preparation and expenses
• Coordinating arrangements for our national communication reviews and support work
• Maintaining effective relationships with our network of communications professionals
• Helping us develop our internal communications activity.
You will play a key part in helping us deliver services that really matter to local government communicators throughout England and Wales. You will need to have excellent organisational skills, a positive ‘can do’ attitude and an interest in great communication. You will be also comfortable juggling different priorities and tasks and working with a range of different stakeholders.
Experience of local government/public services would be an advantage but not essential.
Closing date: 5pm, 12 January 2018
Interviews: 26 January 2018
We value diversity and encourage applications from all sections of the community.