Date Added: 14 January 2020
: 31 January 2020
Job Title: Parliamentary Intern
Working For: Edward Timpson CBE MP (Eddisbury)
An intern is required to assist in the parliamentary office of Edward Timpson CBE, Member of Parliament for Eddisbury.
Duties will include:
- Basic administrative support
- Assisting with arrangement of visits and conducting tours
- Opening and dispatching mail
- Assisting with diary management
- Assisting with/learning how to manage casework
- Assisting in drafting responses to constituents
- Assisting on projects
- Assisting in appropriate research
This role is for 36 hours per week (including Fridays) until July 2020. Further hours may be required and arranged by negotiation.
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: 31 January 2020
Interviews and appointment may take place before the closing date.
Owing to the requirement for security clearance, we wish to appoint as soon as possible.
Please send a PDF CV of no more than two sides of A4 attached to a covering email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject INTERN APPLICATION.
If you cannot make an electronic application, a postal application is acceptable.
Applicants will only be contacted if invited for interview.
Applicants should demonstrate strong experience of working with the public, political acumen, good academic credentials and a sympathy with the views of the Conservative Party.
Applications are encouraged from outside London, though the successful applicant will be responsible for their own costs.