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Reference: 63373

Date Added: 8 November 2017
Closing Date: 19 November 2017

Job Title: Internship

Working For: Ashley Fox MEP (South West of England and Gibraltar)

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Salary: €1,500 net per month

Job Details

Ashley Fox, MEP for the South West of England and Gibraltar, is looking to recruit an Intern to work full-time in his Brussels office.

Ashley was first elected as an MEP in 2009. He sits on the ITRE and ECON committees of the European Parliament. He is Leader of the Conservatives in the European Parliament.

The role involves working in a team of two in Brussels, duties will be primarily administrative, with the opportunity to become an Accredited Parliamentary Assistant after a successful internship. Duties will include:
• Managing the Brussels/Strasbourg diary and day-to-day administration
• Point of contact for all office enquires, telephone calls and email management
• Liaising with stakeholders and the wider policy making community
• Assisting Ashley in his duties as Leader

The candidate is likely to be a recent graduate, with an excellent command of English, IT proficient, and possess a good working knowledge of EU and UK politics. An interest in one or more of Ashley's committees will be an advantage.

This is a 6 month internship and would suit someone looking to move into politics or European affairs or a recent graduate looking for first role.

The candidate should be available to relocate to Brussels or already be located in Belgium and start work on, or shortly after, 3rd January 2018.

He or she will be sympathetic to the values of the Conservative Party.

Closing Date: 19 November 2017

Interview/Start Dates

A first round of telephone interviews will be held 21st - 23rd November. Second round interviews will be held in London or Brussels in early December.

Start date 3rd January 2018.

Application Details

Please send your CV and an article of no more than 400 words on a European policy issue relevant to one of Ashley Fox's committees to ashley.fox@ep.europa.eu.

Website: http://www.ashleyfoxmep.co.uk

Additional Notes