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Reference: 41797

Date Added: 26 August 2013
Closing Date: 23 September 2013

Job Title: Parliamentary Researcher (maternity leave cover)

Working For: Jayne Baxter MSP (Mid Scotland and Fife)

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: £24,000 - £27,000 PA (dependent on experience - 6 months pro rata)

Job Details

The busy parliamentary office of Mid Scotland and Fife MSP Jayne Baxter is seeking an enthusiastic person for the position of Parliamentary Researcher.

Based in the Scottish Parliament (or in the Regional Office in Kirkcaldy by arrangement), applicants should be organised, have excellent interpersonal skills and will be able to demonstrate the general office administration, diary and IT skills essential for the day to day running of an MSP’s office.

Reporting to the Head of Policy and Communications and with a good understanding of Scottish politics, the successful candidate will demonstrate strong communication and research skills to provide support for Parliamentary duties, as well as responding to constituents’ concerns as the role will have a strong emphasis on casework.

More details, including the person and job specifications are available on http://www.jaynebaxter.org/content/job-vacancy/.

Closing Date: 23 September 2013

Interview/Start Dates

Interview Date: Monday 30th September 2013.
Desired Start Date: 11th November 2013.

Application Details

Applicants should send a CV and covering letter detailing how they meet the person and job specifications to Jayne Baxter MSP at the Scottish Parliament, EH99 1SP or by email jenny.duncan@scottish.parliament.uk.

If you would like more information about the role or for an informal discussion, please contact Head of Policy and Communications, Jenny Duncan on 0131 348 6742 or by email on jenny.duncan@scottish.parliament.uk.

Website: http://www.jaynebaxter.org

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