An exciting opportunity has arisen to work in Ipswich’s Electoral Services Team which supports the delivery of the Council’s electoral registration service and organises elections within the Borough.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work in Ipswich’s Electoral Services Team which supports the delivery of the Council’s electoral registration service and organises elections within the Borough. The implementation of the Elections Act 2022 is currently taking place, which has brought about a number of significant changes to electoral processes and has created opportunities for innovation and creativity for the team.
Experience of working in electoral services is desirable, as is local government administration experience. We are looking for someone who is interested in electoral processes, can communicate confidently with a range of different people, is self-motivated, organised and has excellent attention to detail and accuracy, particularly when working to deadlines and under pressure. You will need to be confident in using IT and working with various software packages.
This is a career grade post and you will have the potential to develop your skills and knowledge through a Career Grade Training Plan and Association of Electoral Administrators qualifications. Ultimately we are looking for someone who is committed to developing their career in electoral administration.
A flexible attitude to working practices and hours is also required around election and canvass periods.
As well as a good salary, we offer a career average pension scheme, generous holiday and sick pay entitlements, subsidised parking, public transport discounts, free swimming, cycle purchase scheme, plenty of personal and professional development opportunities, flexible working, hybrid working opportunities, Employee Assistance Programme and the opportunity to work with great colleagues.
For more information about this role please contact Anna Last, Electoral Services Team Manager on 01473 432532 or via email email@example.com.
Please download the Job Description and Person Specification to find out more about this role:
The selection process will be a written exercise and interview. Interviews will be held on 4 and 5 July 2023.
The assessment interview process will be carried out remotely via Skype for Business, Microsoft teams or in person.
Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to interview candidates who meet the essential criteria prior to the closing date and / or to close the opportunity to applicants once we receive sufficient applications.
£26,357 – £27,852
Application closing date
22 June 2023
Full-time – 37 hours
Ipswich Borough Council
15-17 Russell Road
- 01473 432000