This Vacancy has closed.
PA to Mayor
  • Employer: London Borough of Lewisham
  • Reference: LEW/21/158773
  • Published: Wed 14/07/2021, 15:00 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 01/08/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £35,949 - £37,491
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Lewisham

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PA to Mayor



Job Title: Personal Assistant to the Mayor 

Directorate: Chief Executive’s Division



Job Ref: CED-21-021

Job type: Full-time, 35 hours per week 

Closing date: Sunday 1st August 2021

Contract Type: Permanent 

Salary: £35,949 - £37,491 per annum (PO1)


Sound Byte

This role is a unique and exciting opportunity to work directly with the Mayor of Lewisham, Damien Egan, to support him in achieving his vision for the borough. 

The role
As PA to the Mayor, you will provide high-level and comprehensive administrative support to the directly-elected Mayor of Lewisham. You will manage the Mayor's dairy and be responsible for the administration and organisation of casework and correspondence on the Mayor’s behalf. You will work across the council at all levels to seek to resolve resident enquiries, helping to build and facilitate effective working relationships between the Mayor, Cabinet Members, Councillors, council departments, MPs, external partners, the voluntary and community sector and residents. 



Mayor & Cabinet Office, Laurence House, Catford. The team is working remotely at the current time.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for a highly organised PA to join the small team providing support to the Mayor of Lewisham. As PA to the Mayor, you will need to be able to demonstrate your ability to work on your own initiative, under pressure and with due regard to confidentiality and sensitivity. You will be able to demonstrate experience of managing a heavy workload and prioritising conflicting tasks, and of supporting high-profile individuals in a political or senior executive environment. We are looking for someone who is resilient and confident working in a public-facing role, someone who is comfortable engaging directly with residents of behalf of the Council.


In return, we’ll offer excellent development opportunities, plus a range of benefits that include a career average pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to make a real difference to our local community.


Salary details


£35,949 - £37,491 (PO1)


Further information


For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Sophie Carroll, Deputy Head of Mayor's Office on


Lewisham Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.


We value diversity and welcome applications from all backgrounds.



To find out more, including a full job description and person specification, and to apply, please visit the link below and search council jobs. 



Closing date


Sunday 1st August 2021, 11;59pm


Interview Date: tbc