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Reference: 92370

Date Added: 22 April 2024
Closing Date: 3 May 2024

Job Title: Parliamentary Assistant (full-time)

Working For: Sir Liam Fox MP (North Somerset)

Location: London

Salary: £28,000 per annum

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

The Rt Hon Sir Liam Fox MP is looking for a Parliamentary Assistant to join his busy Westminster office.

The role will focus on supporting Sir Liam’s work and interests in Parliament across a range of local, regional, national, and international policy areas.

Working alongside senior members of Sir Liam’s team, the main aspect of the role will be to support Sir Liam’s activity on social media, proactively producing content to ensure as much publicity for Sir Liam’s Parliamentary and media activities as possible.

Applicants should therefore have a good understanding of all the main social media platforms and best practices, with strong ideas on how best to grow Sir Liam’s reach.

Strong written and oral communication skills and organisational skills will also be important to the role.

Requirements of the role:
• Knowledge and understanding of X, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.
• Knowledge and understanding of social media best practices.
• Proactively produce content and ideas focused on growing Sir Liam’s social media following and reach.
• Strong written and communication skills and attention to detail.
• Good organisational skills to manage, prioritise and complete competing priorities under pressure.
• Able to work independently and as part of a team.
• Adept at using Microsoft apps, especially Outlook.
• Accompanying the Member to relevant events as required.
• Sympathetic to the aims and values of the Conservative Party.

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: 3 May 2024

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews to be conducted on a rolling basis via MS Teams. Early applications are therefore advised.

Start date: Immediate

Application Details

Please submit a CV and Covering Letter (no more than one side of A4) to Ben Clark at ben.clark@parliament.uk.

When doing do, please include “Your Name – Parliamentary Assistant” in the email subject field.

For any other queries about the vacancy, please contact Ben Clark at the same email address.

Website: http://www.liamfox.co.uk

Additional Notes

24/04/24 - Salary updated from £25,000 to £28,000