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Reference: 90142

Date Added: 7 September 2023
Closing Date: 10 October 2023

Job Title: Parliamentary Assistant

Working For: Rt Hon David Davis MP (Haltemprice and Howden)

Location: London

Salary: Pay scale in line with IPSA

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

The position will involve parliamentary research and some constituency casework. The position would suit a hardworking and enthusiastic graduate with office experience and an interest in politics. 

The role will consist of:

  • Completing research projects on a wide variety of topics.
  • Assisting with the drafting of speeches, articles and parliamentary contributions.
  • Some constituency casework.
  • Monitoring media, press and the progress of legislation.
  • Social media management.
  • Researching across a range of local and national political issues to produce comprehensive briefings to tight deadlines.
  • Conducting and maintaining general correspondence and general office administration.


Desired skills:

  • Oral and written communications skills.
  • Experience of working with, analysing and presenting data.
  • Analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Experience in managing and developing social media accounts.
  • Researching, both online and using libraries.
  • Previous experience of working in an office environment is essential.


We are looking for a confident individual who will be proficient at working to tight deadlines and managing their time efficiently. An awareness and interest in the political interests of Mr Davis would be beneficial. Previous experience of working in Parliament would be useful, but by no means necessary.

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: 10 October 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be conducted in Westminster in the weeks following 16 October. 

Application Details

Please send a CV and covering letter to david.davis.mp@parliament.uk, with the subject line “David Davis Parliamentary Assistant Job Application”

Website: http://www.daviddavismp.com/

Additional Notes