Liam Byrne is seeking a flexible, part time event organiser to work as a Senior Administrative Officer supporting his core parliamentary team.
The role will support the core office team in organising policy seminars, conferences and receptions in the House of Commons for the APPG's which Liam co-chairs including the APPG Inclusive Growth and APPG Children of Alcoholics and Liam's work as Chair of the Global Parliamentary Network on the World Bank and IMF, plus events in Birmingham relating to Liam's policy research work and leadership of the East Birmingham Inclusive Growth taskforce.
We anticipate the role to be part-time and support around 1-2 events a month.
The role will include;
- [ ] Planning and organising events.
- [ ] Building audiences and organising speakers
- [ ] Running the events process from planning stage through to running the event and conducting post-event evaluation.
- [ ] Organising collateral and reports, AV for events.
Responsibilities will include:
* Developing detailed proposals for events (including timelines, venues, suppliers, staffing and budgets)
* research venues, suppliers and contractors
* manage and coordinate suppliers and all event logistics (including venue, catering)
* liaise with the Parliamentary team to publicise and promote the event
* manage all pre-event planning, organising guest speakers and delegate packs
* coordinate suppliers, troubleshooting on the day of the event to ensure that all runs smoothly and to budget
* hospitality and social media outputs
You'll need to have:
* Outstanding organisational skills and attention to detail
* communication and interpersonal skills
* negotiation skills
* time-management skills and the ability to work under pressure to ensure the efficient running of an event
* project management experience
* problem-solving skills and diplomacy
* the ability to manage budgets
* a flexible, target-driven, proactive approach
* administrative and IT skills
* self-motivation and enthusiasm.
* sympathy with the aims and objectives of the Labour Party.
* Experience working for or with think-tanks is a distinct advantage
Please provide: CV and cover letter by 9am Monday 15th
Initial Contact until 31st March 2022
Salary: In line with IPSA pay scales
To Apply: Please send CV and short covering letter to email@example.com
IPSA job role and pay scales: Senior Administrative Officer, pro rata £21,951 – 30,328 depending on experience, supporting;
- [ ] Liaise with groups/personnel at Westminster, within the constituency and the general public
- [ ] Assisting team in preparing and present results for the purposes of briefing notes for committees, parliamentary questions, articles and press releases
- [ ] Manage secretarial support to special interest groups as