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Reference: 77941

Date Added: 1 April 2021
Closing Date: 16 April 2021

Job Title: Employed Intern

Working For: Natalie Elphicke MP (Dover)

Location: Walmer, Kent (currently working remotely due to Covid-19)

Salary: In line with IPSA pay scales

Length of Contract: 4-6 months

Job Details

Natalie Elphicke MP is seeking an Employed Intern based in her constituency.

The successful candidate will be a pro-active and hardworking individual, with strong communication, IT and organisational skills. The role will provide an opportunity to experience a varied workload.

Responsibilities may include:

• Assisting on projects, supporting the casework team or other members of the team as required
• Assisting with the drafting and posting of social media content
• Drafting policy responses
• Using caseworker.mp software to log incoming cases
• Ensuring records are kept and information managed confidentially in line with GDPR

Key Skills and Values

• Strong communication and organisational skills and the ability to take initiative
• Hardworking, flexible, pro-active team player, with the ability to work to tight deadlines
• IT Skills (Experience using social media, Microsoft packages and the web)
• Good attention to detail
• 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: 16 April 2021

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews are expected to be held online on Friday 23 April 2021 and the successful applicant in post as soon as possible.

Application Details

Please submit your CV and a 1-page cover letter to amy.baker@parliament.uk with “Intern: [your name]” as your email subject line. Due to the large volume of applications we will be unable to provide individual feedback.

Website: https://natalieelphicke.com/

Additional Notes