Date Added: 26 November 2013
: 20 December 2013
Job Title: Training Post
Working For: David Gauke MP (South West Herts)
Location: Constituency Office, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Salary: None - reasonable expenses to be discussed with candidate
Length of Contract:
This is a six month training post for graduates and undergraduates who wish to gain valuable work experience in local and national politics assisting South West Hertfordshire Conservatives in a range of activities. The position will include training in administration, basic correspondence, diary management, fundraising, campaigning and related tasks. There will also be opportunities to gain valuable experience in the Westminster office. Many former trainees have found the course most valuable in securing permanent positions in politics or public affairs.
The successful applicant will benefit from strong communication, IT and organisational skills and be sympathetic to the Conservative Party aims and belief.
Upon appointment you will be required to apply for security clearance, undertaken by the Security Vetting and Pass Office. See Members’ Staff Security Clearance page for further info. MPs generally pay staff in accordance with IPSA guidelines.
The role being advertised is a voluntary one. As such, there are no set hours and responsibilities and you should be free to come and go as you wish. If the post demands set hours and/or has a specific job description you may be deemed to be a ‘worker’ and be covered by National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage legislation. See http://www.w4mp.org/jobs-listings-events/jobs/
advertising-jobs-with-w4mp/volunteers/what-is-the-national-minimum-wage/ for more information about National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage.
Closing Date: 20 December 2013
Interviews to be carried out ASAP.
Start date begininng of January.
An Appointment may be made before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found.
Applicants should send a brief CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To find out more information please contact Jeremy Page on the same e-mail address or phone 01923 771781.