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Are you interested in bringing your communication and stakeholder management skills to an organisation that plays a vital role in the democratic process?

The Electoral Commission is the independent body which oversees elections and regulates political finance in the UK. We work to promote public confidence in the democratic process and ensure its integrity.

The successful candidate

We are looking for a proactive and skilled communications professional to help deliver a high-quality regulatory advice service for the Electoral Commission.
You will be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, on your own initiative, as well as part of a collaborative and dynamic team. You will have the motivation and ability to familiarise yourself quickly with the relevant laws relating to party and election finance.

You will have experience of distilling complex information into clear and helpful formats, great attention to detail; and excellent interpersonal skills that enable you to build strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. You will be an engaging and persuasive communicator, with experience of dealing with a range of stakeholders.

The role

As a member of our regulatory support team, you will work closely with the regulatory support manager, and the guidance team to provide advice to political parties, campaigners, agents and volunteers. You will be responsible for responding to stakeholder queries in an accurate and timely manner, and ensuring they have the right guidance and resources they need.

You will also play a key role in proactively supporting our stakeholders to understand the laws relating to party and election finance. This is an exciting time to join the team as the UK Government’s Elections Act 2022 introduces significant changes to the electoral system, including a number of measures that affect parties and campaigners that come into force on 23 November 2022.

Salary: London salary: £39,319 / Remote salary: £36,551.

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To Apply

If you are interested in this role then please click on the Apply button below for more information and to download the job description and person specification from our careers site, before applying online.

The Electoral Commission offers excellent terms and conditions, including flexible working hours and the opportunity to join the Civil Service pension arrangements (dependent on scheme rules) which include a valuable range of benefits.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 7 December 2022 at 12pm midday.

We expect interviews to take place w/c Monday 12 December

We may use video conferencing tools for the interviews. We will confirm details with shortlisted candidates.

We are keen to continuously increase the diversity of our workforce. Applications from Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority candidates are particularly welcomed.

Please contact Laura Douglas at LMcleod@electoralcommission.org.uk if you have any queries.

Apply online

  • Fill out the short form below and upload your CV.

Closing date

The closing date for applications for this post is 12:00pm on Wednesday 7th December 2022