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Democracy Officer

City of York Council
York, North Yorkshire
£12.93 per hour
Closing date
27 Sep 2021

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Corporate Services, Administration, Public and Third sector, Central Government
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Full time
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WorkwithYork are working with a city centre client looking to recruit a Democracy Officer.

This is a full time role that will be ongoing for the next 6 months - £12.93 per hour

The role requires someone who has previous experience as a Senior Administrator and has confidently produced minutes in meetings of different team sizes.

We are looking for candidates that have previous experience in the following:

  • Organising meetings, agendas, taking minutes and summarising debates
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Strong diplomacy
  • Excellent written and verbal skills

You will have highly developed communication and listening skills with the ability to be diplomatic and politically sensitive.

As a Democracy Officer, you will be able to work under pressure, responding to varied and conflicting demands.

Regrettably we are unable to respond to every application we receive. To apply for this vacancy you must be able to work in the United Kingdom.


The City of York has a rich history stretching back nearly 2000 years; George VI once said that: 'The history of York is the history of England'. York has a wealth of heritage and history. York attracts over four million visitors a year and popular destinations include York Minster, which is the largest Gothic cathedral in Europe, the Castle Museum, the National Railway Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre. Tourism is an important industry in York and the city also has a thriving bioscience, technology and research sector, centred on the City's Science Park. Other major employers include Nestle, City of York Council and York Hospitals NHS Trust. York has excellent transport links, being on the East Coast Mainline and close to the A1M. From York seaside resorts such as Scarborough, Whitby and Filey or the North York Moors National Park are a short journey by road or rail.

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City of York Council
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North Yorkshire
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