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Reference: 62609

Date Added: 13 September 2017
Closing Date: 29 September 2017

Job Title: Parliamentary Assistant

Working For: Rupert Matthews MEP (East Midlands)

Location: Brussels

Salary: In line with Parliamentary pay scale

Job Details

Rupert Matthews requires a Parliamentary assistant to join him in the European Parliament in Brussels.

Rupert is a member of the Culture and Education Committee and the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee. He is also a member of the Delegation for relations with Switzerland and Norway and to the EU-Iceland Joint Parliamentary Committee.

Tasks will include:

  • Following the Environment Public Health and Food Safety Committee, also working with other members of staff on the Culture and Education Committee
  • Providing in depth briefings and conducting various research in relation to the committees and other projects
  • Drafting reports, articles, speeches and helping with amendments and questions working to tight deadlines
  • Organising the MEP’s diary as well as meetings, receptions and conferences
  • Dealing with general administration, travel arrangements and correspondences
  • Working closely with the East Midlands office to ensure local issues are dealt with and raised where appropriate

Candidate should have:

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Attention to detail is essential
  • Strong IT skills
  • Previous parliamentary experience is desirable as well as a knowledge of the East Midlands
  • A commitment to the aims and values of the Conservative Party

Closing Date: 29 September 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be conducted the week of the 9th and 16th of October, with a view to start as soon as possible.

Application Details

Please send a covering letter and CV to charlotte.fairbanks@europarl.europa.eu with ‘Application for Parliamentary Assistant’ in the subject line.

Website: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/meps/en/188622/RUPERT_MATTHEWS_home.html

Additional Notes