Epsom and Ewell Borough Council is seeking a confident and enthusiastic candidate to join our Democratic Services team, working at the heart of our Council and contributing to the effective delivery of democratic processes, including elections.
The Electoral Services Assistant will play a key role in the administration of the Electoral Register and preparing for the Borough Council Elections on 4 May 2023. You will work as part of a small friendly team in a challenging and busy environment.
The ideal candidate will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills with a great attention to detail. You need to be organised, accurate and able to work under pressure to predetermined deadlines.
Key responsibilities of this role include:
- Processing of electoral registration, absent voting and voter identification document application forms
- Dealing tactfully with all public enquiries via email, telephone and in person
- Effectively communicating registration options with all existing and potential new voters
- Organisation of elements of the May 2023 Borough Council elections
Good numeracy and literacy skills are essential, as is the ability to work confidently with a variety of IT applications and systems. We use Microsoft Office 365 and Civica (Xpress) elections management software.
This role is a 6 month fixed term contract with the possibility of extension or permanency.
In return you will benefit from 24 days annual leave pro-rata, subsidised gym membership and car parking, payment of professional fees, entitlement to join the local government pension scheme, and non-contributory life assurance.
Closing date: 5 February 2023
Interviews/ assessments: Week commencing 13 February 2023
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a professional and committed team and we look forward to receiving your application. For further details or an informal chat about the role please contact Kerry Blundell, Electoral Registration Officer at email@example.com or 01372 732152.
At Epsom & Ewell Borough Council, we are passionate about maintaining an inclusive workplace for all that reflects the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all sections of our community particularly from underrepresented backgrounds, including BAME, LGBTQ+ and those with hidden or visible disabilities. We are committed to ensuring all our staff – regardless of gender, age, religion, sexuality, ethnicity or disability – can thrive and succeed whilst working with us.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided by completing our application form. Please note, we do not accept CVs for this position.