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Reference: 70603

Date Added: 9 April 2019
Closing Date: 15 April 2019

Job Title: Parliamentary Assistant

Working For: Laurence Robertson MP (Tewkesbury)

Location: London

Salary: In line with IPSA payscales

Job Details

Job responsibilities will include:
• Undertake research, usually from readily available sources, on straightforward subjects
• Develop and maintain current knowledge of bills, Early Day Motions, legislation, Hansard, debates etc
• Respond to policy correspondence and enquiries
• Progress casework as required
• Provide generalist admin support
• Monitor media coverage and brief the Member on relevant issues
• Social media and website management

Required skills:
• Excellent written and communication skills
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team
• A willingness to complete work quickly, to a high standard, often under pressure
• Ability to prioritise and time manage workload
• Good analytical skills with excellent attention to detail
• Literate in Microsoft Office Suite and database use
• A sympathetic attitude towards the aims of the Conservative Party
• A keen interest in politics and current affairs
• Previous Parliamentary/political experience is preferred but not essential

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: 15 April 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews to take place w/c 15th (or earlier if suitable candidate is found). Start date will be as soon as possible after interview.

Application Details

Please send a covering letter of no more than one page, and a CV of no more than two pages to: nicole.garrett@parliament.uk

Website: http://www.laurencerobertson.org.uk

Additional Notes