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Project Support Officer

Role: Project Support Officer
Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours/week) temporary contract until one month after the date of the General Election – 7 June 2014 (with a possibility of extension)
Salary: £26,000 (per annum)
Location: London

Job Description

The Project Support Officer will be an integral part of our small busy team, working under the guidance of the Centre Coordinator to support the office with general administration tasks, event organisation, and specified projects as determined by the Management Committee. The main responsibility will be to provide assistance in the busy pre-election period so an ability to communicate confidently with a wide range of people is important. CLASS are looking for an organised individual with office experience, a strong political sense and a keen interest in policy. 

Main Responsibilities

  • Provide general assistance with office administration tasks.
  • Assist with organisation, building audiences and on-the-day logistics for Class events across the UK.
  • Assist in promoting publications and events using electronic and social media.
  • Assist with drafting briefings, undertaking initial research and proof-reading submissions and final publications.

Person Specification

This role would suit someone with experience of working in a busy office environment, who is familiar with using social media to build interest in issues or events and who is comfortable with sourcing and presenting information accessibly. We are looking for an individual with a keen interest in politics, UK public policy and the labour movement who can demonstrate a commitment to the values of CLASS. The ideal candidate will be someone who is able to work well under pressure, prioritise a busy workload and deliver projects to tight deadlines. We’re a small, busy team so we’re looking for a team-player who’s happy to get stuck in and hit the ground running.

Closing date: 5pm Tuesday 9 December 2014
Interviews: Monday 15 December 2014

How to apply

Class promotes equal opportunities and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion or belief.

For further details and an application form please click on the links below. Please return completed application forms to info@classonline.org.uk or alternatively to Class, 128 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8TN, to be received by 5pm on Tuesday 9 December 2014.

If you have any queries regarding this position that you would like to discuss call 0207 611 2569 or email info@classonline.org.uk.

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The Centre for Labour and Social Studies (Class) is a new think tank established in 2012 to act as a centre for left debate and discussion. Originating in the labour movement, Class works with a broad coalition of supporters, academics and experts to develop and advance alternative policies for today.

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