Job Opportunity

Nus Ghani is looking to appoint a hard-working, enthusiastic and experienced Senior Parliamentary Assistant to work in her Westminster office.

Main duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Produce high quality written reports and briefing notes
  • Maintain and utilise knowledge of relevant legislation, including impact on constituency 
  • Day to day running of the office in Parliament, including managing the MP's inbox and diary
  • Prepare briefing notes for committees, parliamentary questions and articles
  • Research local, regional and national issues to support the MP's work 
  • Respond to correspondence from constituents, the media, lobbyists and other groups
  • Ensure the MP is full briefed on potential questions and motions to be put to the House
  • Undertake supervisory responsibility as required
  • Undertake research on relevant subjects as directed
  • Research and monitor media coverage and social media and brief the MP on relevant issues
  • Analyse, evaluate and interpret data to ensure the MP is accurately informed on key issues 
  • Lead on project work as required

Candidates should have the following skills, experience and qualities:

  • Quick, sharp and accurate writing skills
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • Strong communication skills and experience of providing high quality briefings and articles
  • Able to manage and prioritise own workload and use their own initiative 
  • Ability to manage projects
  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually 
  • Previous Parliamentary or relevant experience is essential 

 

Closing Date: 5 June 2020

Please apply via email sending a CV and a one-page covering letter setting out your suitability for the role to nusrat.ghani.mp@parliament.uk