Job Advertisement – Constituency and Research Assistant to Chris Lyttle MLA

Job title: Constituency & Research Assistant

Responsible to: Chris Lyttle MLA

Hours: Full time (37.5 hours p/w – flexibility required in relation to working hours)

Salary: £18,000 with pension scheme

Holiday Entitlement: 20 days per annum plus Public Holidays

Deadline for applications: 15 March 2013

Key Purpose: This is an excellent opportunity to work with an active MLA. The successful candidate will be responsible for casework, office administration, diary management, research and communications.

This is a demanding role as part of an integrated team based in the East Belfast Alliance Party Constituency Office and the Northern Ireland Assembly.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Casework; taking appropriate action to receive, document, progress and resolve enquiries
  • Secretarial and administrative support; efficient correspondence, data and file management
  • Diary management
  • Developing campaigns and stakeholder relations
  • Constituency surveys
  • Research; in relation to casework and Assembly debates, committees and questions
  • Communications; including, press, online and social media
  • Liaison with other elected representatives and their staff
  • Assisting the MLA to serve constituents in a way that is consistent with manifesto pledges and a shared future for everyone

These are the main duties for the post; however, as and when considered necessary or appropriate, you may be required to undertake other duties as reasonably required.

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