Communications Clerical Supervisor (Belfast - 33k)

Job Description

Job description

A leading Public Sector employer based in Belfast are currently recruiting a Communications Clerical Supervisor to join their team on an initial interim basis. This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of Northern Ireland's most recognisable employers.

Closing dates for applications - 13th May 2024

What's in it for you?

  • Salary - £33,407 - £34,562
  • Initial interim contract (view to extend)
  • Hybrid working policy

About your next employer

The Communications business unit is responsible for a range of duties including the broadcasting of Assembly committees and Plenary Sittings, the build and dissemination of social media material highlighting the work of the Northern Ireland Assembly, answering media questions, supporting the Speaker in events and running media campaigns.

The Communications unit holds budget responsibility for a range of needs and the Clerical Supervisor will take the lead in tracking invoices and payments and advise on relevant issues in relation to spend.

The role also involves assisting with outputting social media pieces using platforms such as X, Facebook and Threads to encourage public engagement with the work of the Assembly.

The post holder will assist in the organisation of support services around events such as photographers, and assist in dealing with inquiries from the public and other stakeholders in relation to the Assembly.

About you

  • At least 2 A-Levels & GCSE Math's and English at Grade C or above
  • Have at least 2 years experience in the following; or 4 years.
    • Creating purchase orders, paying invoices and tracking spend
    • Communicating accurately and clearly (both in writing and orally) complex or detailed information to stakeholders such as colleagues, managers, customers or members of the public.
    • Working in a public facing office environment dealing with enquiries
    • Effectively using Microsoft Office to manage information, create documents and assist in providing a quality service.

What you'll do

  • Using electronic systems to make payments and to produce accurate and timely reports on expenditure.
  • Effectively using Microsoft Office and bespoke internal Assembly Commission software systems to make payments (training on using Assembly Commission software systems will be provided).
  • Using financial systems to process invoices and purchase orders.
  • Using spreadsheets to journal financial transactions and check accuracy against necessary business requirements.
  • Publishing information on social media e.g. posting and adding content to social media platforms such as Facebook and X.
  • Publishing information on the Assembly Commission webpages/platform and keeping relevant homepages up to date.
  • Assisting internal/external stakeholders and members of the public by replying to emails and answering the Assembly's public telephone line.
  • Maintaining effective relationships with key stakeholders including Members, Managers, Officials from executive departments and members of the Public.
  • Researching and preparing accurate and timely information.
  • Review incoming correspondence and prioritising next steps as necessary.
  • Drafting correspondence ensuring that work is accurate and presented in the corporate format.
  • Using electronic systems to produce accurate and timely statistical information or reports to assist decision makers.
  • Complying with all Assembly Commission's relevant policies and procedures including Equal Opportunities and Dignity at Work policies and procedures

To apply today contact Ethan Boylan in the strictest confidence.