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Reference: 71655

Date Added: 26 June 2019
Closing Date: 21 July 2019

Job Title: Support Officer

Working For: Emily Thornberry MP (Islington South and Finsbury)

Location: London

Salary: £22,000-£25,000

Job Details

We are looking for a Support Officer to join Emily Thornberry’s team. You would mainly be based in our Westminster office, but you should be prepared to accompany Emily to events and meetings both in the constituency and across the UK, and you will also be expected to work in the Islington constituency office from time to time.

This is an interesting and varied job, servicing meetings, greeting visitors, drafting correspondence on domestic issues and constituency casework, updating social media, and supporting Emily when she travels to other constituencies. Some weekend and evening work will be required.

We are looking for someone who is prepared to be both proactive and flexible, who can engage with the public and those involved in politics, and who is committed to Labour values.

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: 21 July 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interview date 24/07/19. To start as soon as possible.

Application Details

Please complete the application form on Emily's website  https://www.emilythornberry.com/news/2019/06/26/job-advert-support-officer/

Completed application forms should be sent to simmonsf@parliament.uk

Website: http://www.emilythornberry.com

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