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Reference: 89970

Date Added: 21 August 2023
Closing Date: 22 September 2023

Job Title: Constituency Support Manager

Working For: Dr Ben Spencer MP (Runnymede and Weybridge)

Location: Runnymede and Weybridge

Salary: In line with IPSA pay scales

Length of Contract: 6 months

Job Details

Dr Ben Spencer MP is looking for a Constituency Support Manger for an initial 6-month full time contract.

Key responsibilities:

• Management of the MP’s constituency diary
• Organise and attend constituency surgeries and follow up as appropriate
• Manage the delivery of constituency events and meetings and provide on-the-day event support as required
• Oversee and progress a portfolio of constituency project work:
 o Plan, co-ordinate and manage community projects with a range of short/medium/long term goals
 o Proactively organise and deliver results on constituency campaigns and initiatives
 o Establish, identify and maintain working relationships with local stakeholders, businesses and community groups in the constituency
 o Correspond with organisations and constituents to progress work as necessary
 o Liaise with Government, local councils, the voluntary sector and others
• Casework support as necessary, under the supervision of the Senior Caseworker
• Assist other members of staff in managing the MP’s website and social media
• Deal with a large number of standard queries from members of the public by phone, email, or face to face
• Additional duties to support the wider team as required


• Exceptional organisational and administrative skills, and experience managing a busy diary
• The ability to manage and prioritise a demanding workload independently and meeting tight deadlines
• Proven experience of project management and ability to engage with the community
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and confidence interacting with, and advocating on behalf of, a wide range of people
• Positive and proactive approach to work, and ability to work collectively as part of a team
• Knowledge of the Runnymede and Weybridge constituency desirable
• Familiarity with Caseworker system an advantage
• Driving license and access to own vehicle desirable

This position also offers scope for extension and career progression for those wishing to develop in the role.

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: 22 September 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Dr Ben Spencer will be conducting interviews on a rolling basis with a possible start date in September 2023, subject to security clearance. We reserve the right to appoint a candidate before the closing date.

Application Details

Please send a CV and covering letter to ben.spencer.mp@parliament.uk

Website: http://www.drbenspencer.org.uk/

Additional Notes