Date Added: 15 September 2023
: 25 September 2023
Job Title: Administration and Communications Officer
Working For: Lyn Brown MP (West Ham)
Length of Contract: Permanent
An opportunity has risen to join Lyn and her exceptionally busy team.
The position needs someone who is highly organised and committed to providing support for a busy MP in a fast moving working environment with a high volume of casework.
Your role will be to offer support with general office tasks, which will include answering the telephone, dealing with constituent enquiries and provision of administrative support.
You will also have the opportunity to be involved in assisting with policy research, especially in Lyn’s capacity as Shadow Minister for Africa, and helping to draft letters and press releases.
You must have excellent written and IT skills and be able to take the initiative in a very busy and pressured office environment.
A knowledge and understanding of Parliament would be an advantage, as would a firm grasp of current political issues. You must have a commitment to Labour Party Values.
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: 25 September 2023
Please note the deadline for submission of applications is 9am on the closing date. Any applications submitted after this time will not be considered.
Please send a covering letter of no more than one page and a CV of no more than two pages to firstname.lastname@example.org
Longlisted applicants will be asked to undertake a short written task to enable shortlisting.