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Reference: 90877

Date Added: 16 November 2023
Closing Date: 29 November 2023

Job Title: Administration and Communications Assistant

Working For: Rt Hon Brandon Lewis CBE MP (Great Yarmouth)

Location: Great Yarmouth

Salary: In line with IPSA pay scales

Length of Contract: Fixed term

Job Details

Brandon Lewis MP is seeking to recruit a part time (2 days per week) Administration and Communications Assistants for his constituency office in Great Yarmouth. Although previous casework or correspondence experience would be beneficial, it is not essential. More important are strong organisational skills and the flexibility to work in a busy and fast paced office environment.

This role includes:

• Drafting letters and correspondence for Brandon providing information, advice and support to constituents on a broad range of issues
• Dealing with Government departments, local councils and other organisations
• Assisting Brandon and other staff in running local campaigns on constituency issues
• Dealing with telephone enquiries
• Meticulous record keeping and dealing with often confidential or sensitive information
• Attending meetings and note taking (some Saturday and evening work is required)
• Assistance with updating residents about Brandon’s work on local and national issues via social media
• Other administrative duties as required

The successful candidate will have the following skills and attributes:
• Strong written and oral communication skills, good telephone manner
• Highly organised with the ability to manage and prioritise a large caseload
• Quick and efficient work style
• A strong work ethic and a willingness to the be flexible to the demands of a busy office
• Team player; enthusiastic and reliable
• Sympathetic to the aims and values of the Conservative

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: 29 November 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews are likely to be conducted following the closing of this vacancy, but we reserve the right to interview and appoint before this date. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Application Details

All applicants should send their CV with a detailed covering letter (500 words max) to Brandon Lewis by email at paul.wells@parliament.uk

Website: https://www.brandonlewis.co

Additional Notes