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Reference: 90906

Date Added: 20 November 2023
Closing Date: 28 November 2023

Job Title: Constituency Assistant

Working For: Alistair Strathern MP (Mid Bedfordshire)

Location: Mid Bedfordshire

Salary: In line with IPSA payscales

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Alistair Strathern MP is looking for an enthusiastic Constituency Assistant to join his boundary breaking team following a historic Mid Bedfordshire by election victory.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in helping Alistair make a difference to the lives of constituents across Mid Bedfordshire, and take the lead in helping to deliver some of his priority campaigns in Mid Beds and Westminster.

The successful candidate will also provide support with external communications, social media, events and visits, managing Alistair’s website, drafting parliamentary communications and managing responses to constituents policy enquires.

We are looking for someone with an excellent grasp of written English who is experienced in using Microsoft Office software. They must also be proactive, organised, reliable and have sympathy with the aims and values of the Labour Party.

Experience of some of the following would also be helpful:

• office work
• social media
• website management
• graphic design
• organising events
• community work

There may be a requirement for the role holder to work outside of the normal working hours and travel for work occasionally. We are open to considering applications for part-time and/or flexible work. A full driving license would also be helpful.

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.

Closing Date: 28 November 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Closing time on the 28th November 2023: 10:00am.

Interview date: 1st December 2023.

Start date: As soon as possible following the interview date and the successful applicant's notice period. 

Application Details

Please submit both your CV and a covering letter of no more than two pages - outlining why you would be suitable for the role - to both: alistair.strathern.mp@parliament.uk and shane.kelly@parliament.uk 

Website: https://www.midbedslabour.org.uk

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