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Reference: 77159

Date Added: 26 January 2021
Closing Date: 4 February 2021

Job Title: Constituency Office Intern

Working For: Steve Reed MP (Croydon North)

Location: London

Salary: London Living Wage £10.85 per hour

Length of Contract:

Job Details

Steve Reed is looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working person to join his busy constituency office for a six-month internship. This role is full-time, for six months. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to gain experience and develop skills across a range of responsibilities within a Labour MP's office.

Essential Criteria

  • ability to deal with the public in an understanding and compassionate manner
  • excellent communication skills
  • ability to work quickly and accurately
  • a commitment to the aims and values of the Labour Party
  • knowledge of Croydon North constituency desirable

Key Responsibilities

  • responding to constituents' enquiries and cases
  • liaising with local and central government and outside agencies on behalf of constituents
  • assisting in drafting responses to campaign and policy letters
  • providing basic administrative support
  • attending surgeries and other meetings as necessary

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: 4 February 2021

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place on Monday, 8 February with a view to starting as soon as possible.

Application Details

Please send a one-page covering letter setting out why you would like this position, together with a CV of one side of A4 to louise.szpera@parliament.uk   Please note that applications exceeding these lengths will not be considered.

Website: http://www.stevereedmp.co.uk

Additional Notes