Alison McGovern

Wirral South

Job opportunities to work for Alison McGovern MP in London

Working for: Alison McGovern MP (Wirral South) and John Woodcock MP (Barrow and Furness)

Job title: Parliamentary assistant

Location: London

Salary: £27,000-£30,000

Job details: John and Alison are looking for a full-time parliamentary assistant to assist in their shared office. Working for both MPs we are looking for someone who is extremely organised and able to divide their time between two busy MPs

The successful applicant will;

Ensure the smooth running of a busy shared office

Take overall responsibility for organising both MPs including diary management, organising meetings and complex travel arrangements

Ensure both MPs are fully briefed at all times, including research and preparation of briefing documents 

Analyse, evaluate and interpret data to ensure both MPs are accurately informed on key issues

Demonstrable experience of advising on policy issues

Act in a supervisory capacity within the office

Working for two MPs is a challenge and this role requires someone with meticulous organisational and diary management skills

Working for: Alison McGovern MP (Wirral South) and John Woodcock MP (Barrow and Furness)

Job title: Researcher

Location: London

Salary: £23,000

Job Details: John and Alison are looking for a full-time junior researcher to assist in their shared office. Working for both MPs we are looking for someone who is motivated and able to divide their time between two busy MPs

The successful applicant will;

Analyse, evaluate and interpret data to ensure both MPs are accurately informed on key issues

Develop and maintain knowledge of bills, early day motions, legislation and debates etc

Develop knowledge of advising on policy issues

Research and prepare briefing document for both MPs on a variety of subjects

Ensure both MPs are fully briefed on potential questions and motions to be put to the house

Assist in general administration and office tasks

Assist in diary management

Assist in casework and social policy responses

This junior research role would suit someone who wants to start a career in the political field and is keen to develop their skills.

Upon appointment you will be required to comply with the Baseline Personnel Security Standard, undertaken by the Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO).

Closing date 24th June 2015

Interviews week commencing 29th June 2015

To apply please send a CV and a covering letter to curtissmithc@parliament.uk

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