Working hard for all in Bishop Auckland

24 April 2014

Campaigning for Bishop Auckland General Hospital

Opening the new Berco factory in Spennymoor

Opening the Sure Start centre in Coundon

Talking to Carers in Barnard Castle

With children at the Sure Start centre in Shildon

Answering questions in the House of Commons

Opening the new Thorns Lighting factory in Spennymoor

Campaigning for Road Safety in Cockfield

Supporting farmers in Teesdale

Meeting new mothers in Bishop Auckland

Office Manager sought in Bishop Auckland office

IMG_3412.JPGHelen is looking for a committed person to run her busy constituency office in Bishop Auckland.

Salary: £26,000-£30,000 per year, dependent on experience.

Closing date: 15 October. Position to start in November.

Would suit former welfare rights, community development or trade union employee.

Essential skills and experience:

Good local knowledge of community and economy
Educated to degree level
IT literate
Previous experience of working with the public and local campaign groups
Knowledge of public sector bodies and structures
Experience of dealing with media enquiries, communications and writing copy
Committed to Labour values


Key responsibilities:

Managing the office, overseeing budgets, ensuring all office correspondence and enquiries are dealt with quickly and effectively and; dealing with complex queries on the Member’s behalf.
Liaising with the Local Authority, public bodies, voluntary sector and local businesses
Managing local media relations & drafting press notices
Managing constituency diary
Dealing with personnel and staff issues


To apply send a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability to [email protected]

To discuss the position further call 020 7219 4346

Upcoming Events

Constituency Surgery

  • Date: 24 Apr 2014 at 17:00
  • Location: Middleton-in-Teesdale Community Centre, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0TN (next to the primary school)
  • Appointments are not required. If your case is urgent however you can contact Helen's Constituency Office on 01388 603075 or by email at [email protected] Directions From Barnard Castle take the B6278 then bear left to join the B6282 which goes to Middleton in Teesdale. The village hall is situated next to the primary school. It is set back on the right hand bend coming in from the east end of the village. Hall Postcode: DL12 0TN

Constituency Surgery

  • Date: 09 May 2014 at 17:00
  • Location: St Paul's Centre, St Paul's Gardens, Spennymoor, DL16 7LS
  • Appointments are not required but if your case is urgent then please do not hesitate to contact my constituency office on 01388 603075 or by email at [email protected]
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