Job Title: Constituency Office Manager 
Working For: Vicky Foxcroft (Lewisham Deptford)
Location: Deptford
Salary: £36,000 

Job Details: Vicky is looking for a Constituency Office Manager to join her busy, close-knit constituency team. The successful candidate will have excellent attention to detail, be great at forward planning and be happy to turn their hand to whatever needs doing to help ensure the smooth running of the office.  

This is advertised as a full-time role, but we will consider applications for flexible working/job shares. Please note that occasional evening or weekend work may be required. It will primarily be based in Vicky’s Deptford constituency office. 

Vicky is committed to increasing diversity and to maintaining an inclusive workplace culture. We welcome and encourage applications from underrepresented groups.If you require any reasonable adjustments, please get in touch. 

Duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to: 

  • Managing Vicky’s public inbox and constituency diary. 
  • Attending constituency events and meetings with Vicky.
  • Establishing and maintaining working relationships with local and national stakeholders, businesses and community groups. 
  • Horizon-scanning and providing strategic advice on constituency matters. 
  • Organising and overseeing constituency events, projects and local issues. 
  • Managing office budgets. 
  • Managing the office team, ensuring accurate personnel records are kept, identifying training opportunities and overseeing recruitment of constituency staff. 
  • Ensuring the office is fully equipped and dealing with security matters. 
  • Responding to enquiries from the public by telephone, email, letter and in person and taking ownership of casework as required. 
  • Contributing to the management of Vicky’s social media channels and website. 
  • Retaining records and information confidentially and in line with data protection legislation. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate: 

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work alongside an established team. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to manage own workload, prioritise and work flexibly under pressure. 
  • Excellent IT, administrative and organisational skills. 
  • Experience of dealing with highly sensitive and confidential information. 
  • Knowledge of the key issues concerning people in Lewisham Deptford and an understanding of the local area. 
  • Understanding of and sympathy with the aims and goals of the Labour 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. 

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter (1 side of A4 max) outlining why you believe you are suitable for the role to, stating ‘Constituency Office Manager’ in the subject line. 

Closing Date: 23.59 on Sunday 9th October 

We are provisionally planning to hold interviews in person (including a written test) on Monday 17th October. Candidates may also be required to prepare a presentation in advance, but full details will be given in the invitations to interview. 

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