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Reference: 62610

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

Job Title: International Project and Liaison Officer

Working For: Rupert Matthews MEP (East Midlands)

Location: Brussels

Salary: In line with Parliamentary pay scale

Job Details

Rupert Matthews is establishing a projects office to assist his additional duties in the European Parliament in Brussels. He is seeking a Projects Officer to help with the running of projects related to international trade, international co-operation and shared cultural outlooks.

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 Include:

  • Conducting in depth research on various topics in relation to promoting the East Midlands abroad to boost trade and tourism
  • A knowledge of Northern Europe and the Baltic is desirable
  • Writing project proposals, speeches, articles and providing in depth briefings
  • Being proactive, looking to expand projects and achieve effective changes
  • Working closely with Westminster colleagues and the East Midlands office to effect change and ensure concerns and local issues are explored and dealt with
  • Organising, meetings conferences and events
  • Dealing with general administration, travel arrangements and correspondences

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 in 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 ‘International Projects and Liaison officer Application’ in the subject line.

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

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