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Reference: 77407

Date Added: 16 February 2021
Closing Date: 1 March 2021

Job Title: Communications Officer

Working For: Rt. Hon. Gavin Williamson CBE MP (South Staffordshire)

Location: London

Salary: In line with IPSA payscales

Length of Contract:

Job Details

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire and Secretary of State for Education, is looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working and politically aware assistant to support him in his work at Westminster and take responsibility for local media and communications.

The position will include:

  • Writing press releases on issues of importance to the constituency and monitoring local media coverage
  • Helping to update and maintain the Member’s website and social media pages
  • Production of e-newsletters on constituency issues
  • Assisting with constituency correspondence where required

The successful candidate is likely to:

  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Be politically aware, with an interest in current affairs
  • Be sympathetic to the aims and values of the Conservative party

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: 1 March 2021

Interview/Start Dates

The start date is flexible. Interviews may take place before the closing date if the right applicant is found.

Application Details

Please email your CV and a brief covering letter to gavin.williamson.mp@parliament.uk with 'job application' and your name in the subject line.

Website: http://www.gavinwilliamson.org

Additional Notes