Democratic Services Officer

Posted 24 June 2024
Salary Negotiable dependent upon experience
Job type Temporary
Discipline Legal & Governance Recruitment
Contact NameEhren Smith

Job description

Our client, based in Derbyshire, is currently recruiting for a Democratic Services Officer on a three-month temporary contract, with the view to go permanent thereafter.

The position is due to start immediately on a full-time basis. The hourly rate is negotiable based on experience for this position.

The ideal candidate will have Democratic Services experience, though our client is able to consider candidates with translatable secretariat support/committee experience.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Supporting the Council’s decision-making processes, including organising and attending meetings and taking minutes
  • Working closely with Members, the Chief Executive, the Senior Management Team and other relevent internal stakeholders
  • Provide high level democratic services support and advice to committees, panels including consultation meetings, and working groups
  • Supporting to colleagues in the elections team and covering phones at busy times and assisting in the management of civic and ceremonial events, as required

Experience required:

  • Democratic Services experience – Highly Desirable
  • Minute taking experience - Essential

Working hours:

  • 35 hours per week
  • Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm
  • Evening Meetings

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

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