Steve McCabe MP is looking to recruit a Parliamentary Intern to assist him in his busy Westminster Office. This would be an ideal opportunity for someone looking for part-time work, who is interested in politics and looking to work in a fast-paced environment. Further details about the job and how to apply are below.  

Job Title: Parliamentary Employed Intern 

Location: London 

Salary: £11.05 p/h -London Real Living Wage 

Length of Contract: 6 Months Fixed Term Contract, 2 days per week (preferably Tuesday and Wednesday) 

Main Responsibilities: 

The successful applicant will be expected to: 

  • Draft Parliamentary Questions and briefings to support Steve’s work as MP for Birmingham Selly Oak 
  • Research local and national issues to support the Member’s work 
  • Prepare and edit correspondence, communications and other documents 
  • Draft press releases, social media posts and articles 
  • Assist with filming and editing videos 
  • Communicate effectively with both internal and external contacts  
  • To liaise with the constituency office to progress casework and policy work through liaison with local and national bodies, government agencies and others 

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate: 

  • Excellent research and writing skills reflecting attention to detail 
  • Effective communication and people skills 
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise tasks 
  • Excellent time management skills 
  • Confidence and ability to interact effectively with members of the public, community groups and other stakeholders 
  • Be a team player but able to lead on tasks and undertake independent work 
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office 
  • Will be sympathetic to the aims and objectives 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 Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO) page for further info. MPs generally pay staff in accordance with IPSA guidelines

Closing Date: 25 November 2021 at Midnight 

Interview/Start Dates 

Candidates must be available for interviews on Zoom on Thursday 2 December and Friday 3 December  

Application Details 

To apply for this position: please send your CV and letter of application (no more than 1 page) to  

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