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[CLOSED] Parliamentary Assistant for Sir Geoffrey Cox KC MP

Job Description

Sir Geoffrey Cox KC MP is looking to recruit a full-time Parliamentary Assistant to join his team, based in Westminster.

The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude, willingness to roll up their sleeves and support the team and be confident in acting on their own initiative and working independently.

The role will include drafting correspondence, researching policy on both local and national enquiries, including campaign issues and assisting with all aspects of communication. An understanding of current affairs, and sympathy with the aims and values of the Conservative Party is essential.

This is not a graduate entry role; some prior experience working in or around Westminster is required.


  • A genuine interest in helping constituents
  • Outstanding written and verbal skills, with keen attention to detail, and an ability to communicate complex policy clearly
  • Ability to complete work quickly, to a high standard, often under pressure
  • An interest in current affairs and sympathy with the aims and values of the Conservative Party

Duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Dealing with standard queries from members of the public
  • Draft responses to constituents
  • Analyse patterns of enquiries and produce reports
  • Gathering relevant information to assist with resolving cases
  • Log all cases; monitor progress and ensure all identified actions are taken
  • Draft press and social media posts and support wider the communications objectives via the website, mass mailing, newsletters and social media
  • Assist with research and projects
  • Attend parliamentary events as required
  • Provide support to the Office Manager as required
  • Horizon scan to identify opportunities to pursue topics of local importance and to progress priority campaigns

Upon appointment 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.  
You must have lived in the UK for a minimum of 3 years out of the last 5 years, and able to supply proof of your right to work in the UK.  

Submit your CV & Covering Letter for [CLOSED] Parliamentary Assistant for Sir Geoffrey Cox KC MP

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Salary: Inline with IPSA payscales £25,500-£37,466
Interviews / Start Date: Interviews to take place late January/early February
Application Closing Date: 16th January 2024
Application Details:

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