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Reference: 63401

Date Added: 9 November 2017
Closing Date: 1 December 2017

Job Title: Parliamentary Assistant

Working For: Geoffrey Van Orden MEP (East of England)

Location: Brussels

Salary: £25,000+ after probationary period

Job Details

Particular expertise in the field of Security and Defence policy: research, assisting in drafting amendments to reports, writing speaking notes etc. Assisting in the administrative work of the office and constituency correspondence.

This position is for approximately one year.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have good knowledge of security-related matters, Conservative views and an understanding of the international political scene.
  • Have good organisational and time management skills.
  • Have analytical skills.
  • Be proactive.
  • Have at least a 2:1 degree in History, Politics, International Relations, Economics or Modern Languages.

Closing Date: 1 December 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews in Brussels: week beginning 4 December
Interviews in London: week beginning 13 December
Start date: February 2018

Application Details

Email a short (1 page) covering letter - including one sentence in bold on your most relevant achievement - and a CV (max 2 pages) - including evidence of organisational capability etc - to geoffrey.vanorden@ep.europa.eu - Subject heading: "Application for Assistant position".

Website: http://www.geoffreyvanorden.com/

Additional Notes