Location UK / Belfast
Job Type Permanent, Temporary full-time, TemporaryContract, Trainee
Salary See description
Updated 1 week ago
Excellent opportunity for a Programme Officer – NI Women’s Caucus based in Belfast
Job title: Programme Officer – NI Women’s Caucus
Responsible to: Head of Programmes
Status of Post: Full time temporary contract for two years with possible extension based at Parliament Buildings
Salary: £ 23,589 p/a
Key working relationships: Senior Programme Officer, Communications Co-ordinator and the Finance Co-ordinator.
1. Providing secretariat support to the NI Assembly Women’s Caucus.
2. Supporting the Head of Programmes in developing and delivering a forward work plan for the Caucus.
3. Developing and maintaining effective working relationships with external Stakeholders of the Caucus and Politics Plus.
4. Planning and co-ordinating events for the Caucus and Politics Plus around NI and the Republic of Ireland.
5. Assisting in the development of marketing and promotional materials and management of online- and social media communication.
6. Supporting the implementation of focus groups, surveys and data collection to inform the work of Politics Plus.
7. Assisting the Senior Programme Officer in their work in relation to Politics Plus’s Member Development work.
8. Raising awareness of the importance of gender equality in public representation.
9. Contributing to the promotion of Politics Plus and any other reasonable duties as required from time to time.
The post-holder will be required to travel across Northern and the Republic of Ireland to support the implementation of the project. They will also need to be prepared to work some early mornings, evenings and weekend when required.
1. A third-level qualification
Two years’ experience of:
2. Providing secretariat support to a board of trustees, management committee or similar structures.
3. Communications work including assisting in the development of marketing and promotion materials, and management of online- and social media tools.
4. Planning and co-ordinating events or training for groups.
5. Working collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders including voluntary / community sector organisations and statutory bodies.
(This experience can have been achieved combined within one job role.)
6. Good interpersonal skills.
7. Good oral and written communication skills.
8. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
9. Proficiency in using the MS Office suite.
10. Proficiency in the use of Social Media including Twitter and Facebook.
11. Flexibility to work unsociable hours when required in order to meet the requirements of the role.
1. A third level qualification in a relevant subject like Gender Studies, Politics or Youth & Community Work.
2. Previous experience of working in the women’s sector and / or in politics.
Politics Plus reserves the right to use the Desirable Criteria listed to aid further short-listing should this be required to select the most appropriate candidates for interview.