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Regional Assistant – Patrick Harvie MSP

  • Part time
  • £23,180 pro-rata
  • Regional office, Finnieston, Glasgow
  • Closing 24th September 2019


  • Advertised from 10th September 2019
  • 22.2 hours per week (flexible working hours; Tue-Fri preferred, but subject to negotiation)

Role

From tackling the climate emergency to building a fairer economy and making the case for Scotland’s place in Europe, the Green Group of MSPs in the Scottish Parliament are leading the change. This is a rewarding role that will put you at the heart delivering our vision of a fairer, greener Scotland.

Working as part of the local team that supports the work of Patrick Harvie MSP, you will provide full administrative support including managing all aspects of the diary, drafting documents, filing, taking enquiries from constituents and stakeholders, replying to correspondence and providing support for meetings and appointments for Patrick Harvie MSP. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for a passionate, well-organised individual with some experience of working in an office environment, in ideally a public-facing role or in local campaigning. Knowledge of Scottish and Glasgow politics is useful, but not as important as enthusiasm and the ability to develop this knowledge in the job. The job may involve periods of working alone, as well as with the rest of the team.

A full Job Description is available for download below.

Application notes

Please email a cover letter and CV to Gordon.Crawford@Parliament.scot by 12:00 Friday 27 September with REGIONAL ASSISTANT in the subject line. You should ensure you demonstrate how you meet the person specification as set out above in your application.

Please note that the Scottish Green MSPs are currently hiring for a number of roles, all of which are advertised greens.scot/work-with-us. Candidates are welcome to submit applications to

more than one vacancy.

Interviews will take place in early October in Patrick Harvie MSP’s regional office, Finnieston, Glasgow.

To arrange an informal discussion about this role, please email Jon Molyneux at jon.molyneux@parliament.scot


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