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Reference: 66170

Date Added: 25 May 2018
Closing Date: 14 June 2018

Job Title: Parliamentary Assistant

Working For: Rt Hon David Davis MP (Haltemprice and Howden)

Location: London

Salary: in line with IPSA

Job Details

The Rt. Hon David Davis MP seeks a parliamentary assistant to join his Westminster office.

The position will involve parliamentary research and some constituency casework. The position would suit a hardworking and enthusiastic graduate with office experience and an interest in politics.

The role will consist of:
• Completing research projects on a wide variety of topics
• Some constituency casework
• Monitoring local media and press
• Researching across a range of local and national political issues to produce comprehensive briefings to tight deadlines
• Conducting and maintaining general correspondence and general office administration

Desired skills:
• Excellent oral and written communications skills
• Analytical skills and attention to detail
• Strong organisational skills
• Researching online and using libraries
• Previous experience of working in an office environment is essential

We are looking for a confident individual who will be proficient at working to tight deadlines and managing their time efficiently. An awareness and interest in the political interests of Mr Davis would be beneficial. Previous experience working in Parliament is by no means essential for the right candidate.

It should be noted that this is a position in the Parliamentary Office of David Davis MP, not in the Department for Exiting the European Union.

Upon appointment you will be required to comply with the Baseline Personnel Security Standard, undertaken by the Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO). See Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO) page for further info. MPs generally pay staff in accordance with IPSA guidelines.

Closing Date: 14 June 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be conducted in Westminster in the weeks following 24th June. We are aiming for an appointment as soon as practicable before 17th August 2018.

Application Details

To apply, please send CV and covering letter to hodgea@parliament.uk

Website: http://www.daviddavismp.com/

Additional Notes