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Reference: 66011

Date Added: 15 May 2018
Closing Date: 6 June 2018

Job Title: Parliamentary Assistant

Working For: Marsha de Cordova MP (Battersea)

Location: London

Salary: Inline with IPSA pay scales

Job Details

Job Details:

Marsha de Cordova MP is looking for a Parliamentary Assistant to work in her busy Westminster office. The successful applicant will be enthusiastic and highly organised with excellent communication skills and good knowledge of Disability issues.

Main responsibilities:

• Support Member in her shadow ministerial role for Disabled People.

• Evaluate, analyse and interpret data to ensure the Member is accurately informed on key policy issues relating to disabled people.

• Develop good knowledge of legislation, bills, debates, EDMs, APPG’s etc.

• Advise Member on policy issues and prepare briefings for meetings, committees, debates and parliamentary questions. 

• Prepare speeches, articles, quotes and press releases as appropriate. Monitor media.

• Monitor and respond to enquiries and correspondence. 

• Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders.

Personal Specification:

• Excellent knowledge of disability issues and an understanding of the barriers faced by disabled people.

• Goode knowledge and understanding of parliamentary business and processes.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Excellent organisation skills, good attention to detail and able to plan organise and prioritise workload.

• Excellent ICT skills, including MS Office and online social media platforms.

Closing Date: 6 June 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Interview: week commencing 11th June 2018

Start date: TBC 

Application Details

Please send your CV and covering letter (maximum 2 pages each) to Tracey Smith-Robinson on Tracey.smithrobinson@parliament.uk

In covering letter please include why you would like this job and why you believe you are qualify for this role. 

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

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