Noticed this post today in the PubAffairs (monthly drinkies event for PR types) newsletter:

Job Vacancy


Salary: Circa £27,000 (subject to experience)
Location: House of Commons, London SW1A OAA
Application Deadline: Noon on Monday 16 June 2008.
This person will be part of the speechwriting and policy team in the Leader’s office. Their role will be to assist the Speechwriting and Policy Manager in providing speechwriting, briefing and policy development support for Nick Clegg.
Key requirements are:
– excellent written and speechwriting skills
– good understanding of policy and campaigning issues
– ability to work under pressure
– flexible and collaborative approach to work
Sympathy with the political objectives and campaigns of the Liberal Democrats is essential.


No mention of dedication and / or enthusiasm, applicants need only be sympathetic to the Lib-Dems and their objectives (whatever they may be)!



27k though? Not too shabby….