Nov 27 2012

Harrow West MP Gareth Thomas Seeking Intern

Gareth Thomas, MP for Harrow West, is seeking an intern for three months, to work at both Westminster and the Harrow Offices. It’s a part-time role, paying £8.55/hour for three days per week.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting the Parliamentary Researcher and Caseworkers.
  • Carrying out research into national policy issues.
  • Drafting correspondence to constituents and outside bodies.
  • Assisting with casework.
  • Working on local policy campaigns.
  • Drafting press releases and assisting with online campaigning.

We will be looking for the following qualities in applicants:

  • A good knowledge of the political issues important to Harrow.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong IT skills.
  • Strong research ability.
  • Interest in politics and Parliament.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a staff team.
  • Supportive of the aims and values of the Labour Party.

Upon appointment you will be required to comply with the Baseline Personnel Security Standard, undertaken by the Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO). See www.w4mp.org/html/msvo/main.asp for further info.

Closing Date:10 December 2012; interview on 17 December 2012; start date 7 January 2013.

For more details, and to apply, click here.

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