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Reference: 80126

Date Added: 6 September 2021
Closing Date: 28 September 2021

Job Title: Paid Intern

Working For: Rt Hon Christopher Pincher MP (Tamworth)

Location: London

Salary: In line with IPSA Payscales

Length of Contract: 9 months fixed term (open to negotiation)

Job Details

Hours: Between 8 and 16 hours p/w – to be discussed at interview

Rt Hon Christopher Pincher MP is seeking a Paid Intern, for 1 or 2 days a week, to support himself and his Senior Parliamentary Researcher with the day to day running of his Westminster Office.

The right candidate will have excellent attention to detail, good communication skills, both written and verbal, and the confidence to work alone. Knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite is essential.

The role includes, but is not limited to:

  • Undertaking research, usually from readily available sources, on local and national issues.
  • Assisting the Senior Parliamentary Researcher in compiling briefings for the MP
  • Assisting with mass mail outs both by email and by letter
  • Project work
  • Ad-hoc constituency casework
  • Providing general office admin and support

Candidates should 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: 28 September 2021

Interview/Start Dates

Applicants will be contacted to arrange an interview as appropriate. A practical test will be set as part of the process, in line with the duties you would be expected to undertake. An appointment may be made prior to the closing date if a suitable candidate is found for a mid-Nov start.

Application Details

To apply please send your CV and a short covering letter to christopher.pincher.mp@parliament.uk with the subject line “Paid Intern Application”. Unsuccessful applicants may not be contacted.

Website: https://www.christopherpincher.com/

Additional Notes