Mayor’s Secretary – Esher, Surrey

Mayor’s Secretary

Elmbridge Borough Council

Esher, Surrey


This is an interesting and high profile opportunity to join the Chief Executive’s Directorate to provide full support for the ceremonial Mayor of the Borough of Elmbridge.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly organised person to fulfil the role of Mayor’s Secretary.  Duties will include devising the full Mayoralty programme of civic functions, charity events and engagements for the year, managing the diary / budget, as well as advising the Mayor / Deputy Mayor and others on protocols and formalities.  The Mayor’s Chauffeur and Mace Bearer reports to this post holder.

You will be naturally engaging with highly developed relationship management and communication skills to work effectively and confidently with others at all levels.  You should be creative, politically sensitive and have the confidence to work on your own initiative.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential together with an ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

You will need to be computer literate and adept with Microsoft Office packages and diary management.

The hours are preferably spread across the working week Monday to Friday, although there is scope for some flexibility and the ability to work occasional evenings and weekends as the role dictates.  A flexible and positive attitude to work is essential in this busy, well regarded working environment.

Closing date for applications:  Noon  Monday 27 March 2023

Interviews: Thursday 30 March 2023



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