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Reference: 72054

Date Added: 25 July 2019
Closing Date: 19 August 2019

Job Title: Parliamentary Intern

Working For: Chris Heaton-Harris MP (Daventry)

Location: London

Salary: London Living Wage (£10.55ph)

Length of Contract:

Job Details

Chris Heaton-Harris MP is looking for a charismatic and amicable Parliamentary Intern to support his office in Westminster 4 days a week (Monday-Thursday).

We would like to offer this position to a recent graduate seeking initial parliamentary experience.

The successful candidate is likely to:

  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Be sympathetic to the views of the Conservative party.
  • Be able to work both without supervision and in a team.
  • A sense of humour, or at least the ability to pretend jokes are funny.

The intership is a minimum of three months with the potential to extend it further if mutually agreeable. 

*Candidates who think that everyday will be like the West Wing need not apply.

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: 19 August 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be held throughout August and the role will start in the latter half of the month. 

Please be aware that the position might be filled before the closing date.

Application Details

Please email a CV, no more than two pages, as well as a couple of sentences outlining why you think you would be right for this job to simon.jennings@parliament.uk

Try and be original in the above. Meaningless, generic buzzwords do you no favours!

Please put 'Parliamentary Intern' as the subject.

Good luck!!

Website: http://www.heatonharris.com

Additional Notes