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Reference: 66583

Date Added: 26 June 2018
Closing Date: 20 July 2018

Job Title: Administrative Assistant

Working For: All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation

Location: London

Salary: Dependent on experience

Job Details

This role requires an enthusiastic individual to support and develop the work of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation.

This is a full-time role based in Parliament. The applicant should be a motivated individual with an interest in politics and strong team-working skills. This role is ideal for someone looking to begin a career in politics, policy or the third sector.

Key tasks:
• Provide administrative support to the all-party group, including drafting correspondence to ministers and external organisations
• Promote the agenda of the Group by contributing to parliamentary questions, tabling debates, writing letters and other activity on issues related to the agenda of the APPG
• Assist with efforts to expand the reach and increase awareness of the all-party group’s aims and objectives, both in Parliament and externally
• Undertake research from readily available sources
• Provide support with the all-party group’s social media and press activity

Candidates should possess:
• Outstanding written and oral communication skills
• Initiative, the ability to work unsupervised, and a willingness to work hard and learn
• Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise
• Knowledge of the political process
• Experience of working in a busy office environment, ideally (though not necessarily) within Parliament.

This will be a 12 month fixed-term appointment with a strong likelihood of extension.

Closing Date: 20 July 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 2nd August. An appointment may be made before the closing date if the right candidate is identified sooner.

Application Details

Please send a CV and covering letter to Ellis Turrell:  Ellis@GeneralAviationAPPG.uk

Website: http://GeneralAviationAPPG.uk

Additional Notes