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Reference: 65172

Date Added: 13 March 2018
Closing Date: 26 March 2018

Job Title: Caseworker and Communications Assistant

Working For: Damian Collins MP (Folkestone and Hythe)

Location: Folkestone

Salary: circa £20,000

Job Details

Damian Collins, MP for Folkestone and Hythe and Chair of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport select committee, is looking for a caseworker and communications assistant to join his team. The responsibilities include, assisting with local campaigns and events, liaising with councillors, and other local organisations and stakeholders, and assisting the MP with constituency surgeries and casework.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, have strong planning and organisational ability, awareness of or proficiency in the use of social media, and excellent written and oral communication skills. It would also be helpful, but not essential, for the candidate to have a driving license.

The advertised salary for this job is based on a full-time position, but there is an opportunity for this to be part-time, or for flexible working hours to be agreed.

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: 26 March 2018

Interview/Start Dates

We are looking for someone who can start as soon as possible. Interviews will be conducted shortly after the close of the application deadline

Application Details

Please send a CV and short covering letter to damian.collins.mp@parliament.uk

Website: http://www.damiancollins.com

Additional Notes