Job opportunity: Secretary (full-time)

Job Details:

Sam Gyimah MP has a vacancy for a full-time Secretary in his busy Westminster office. The successful applicant will help provide administrative support to Sam in his Parliamentary and constituency business. The applicant should be highly organised, a strong communicator and someone who is able to work accurately to deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Efficiently and effectively manage Parliamentary and Constituency diary commitments.
  • Providing members of the public with information, advice and support over the telephone and in writing
  • Maintaining absolute discretion and adhering to the Data Protection Act principles at all times.
  • Opening and despatching mail.
  • Providing administrative support in relation to MP’s expenses scheme
  • Organising Parliamentary tours for constituents.
  • Carrying out administrative tasks and other duties as required in order to contribute to the efficient running of the Member’s office.

 

Required experience/skills:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and work to tight deadlines under pressure.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Strong IT literacy.

Candidates should be sympathetic to the aims and values of the Conservative Party.

 

Closing Date:  12pm on 23rd May. Interviews will take place on a rolling basis, with the successful candidate to start as soon as possible.  An appointment may be made before the closing date.

 

How to apply:

Please email a CV and covering letter (no more than two A4 pages) to: sam@samgyimah.com with the words “Secretary Application” in the subject line.

If you have any questions about the role please contact Sandra O’Brien on 07964 380507.