VACANCY: Parliamentary Assistant (London)

14th December 2020

Working for: Marion Fellows MP (Motherwell & Wishaw) 

Location: London

Salary: £27,000 – £33,000 

Job Details 

Key Responsibilities: 

– Analysing and interpreting data to ensure the Member is informed on key issues. – Assisting in writing external communications for the MP 

– Undertaking research  

– Attending and participating in meetings as required 

– Notetaking and compilation of briefing packs 

– General administration 

(This list is not exhaustive) 

The successful applicant will be self motivated, able to communicate with a wide range of  stakeholders and have the ability to work effectively within a small team. They must have  effective written communication skills and be able to adapt their communication style to suit different tasks and audiences. They must be able to analyse, evaluate and interpret  data and communicate results effectively. The successful applicant must also have  knowledge of current affairs and the political environment across the UK and Scotland. They  must also be competent using Microsoft Office Software.

Experience of speech writing and an understanding of Parliamentary procedures would be  desirable. 

If appointed 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. Salary will be in accordance with IPSA guidelines

Consideration will be given to candidates who wish to work part-time or term-time. If you  are selected for interview please inform the panel of the days/hours you are available to  work. 

Closing Date: 30 December 2020 

Application Details 

Please send a CV and covering letter to marion.fellows.mp@parliament.uk A full job description is available on request 

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place week beginning 12 January 2021. Start date to be agreed.