Liberal Democrats

Campaign Assistant

Job Description

Job Title:          Campaign Assistant

Location:          Broadland District, Norfolk

Salary:              £16,000 pro rata. Free board and lodging if required

Line Manager:  Campaign Group Chair

Closing Date:   23rd September 2019

After the success of the 2019 elections, there is another exciting opportunity for a Campaign Assistant to work for the Broadland District Liberal Democrats. The local party is gearing up for county council elections in 2021 where they will be looking to gain seats on the council from the Conservatives. At the same time of course there exists a strong possibility of a General Election and we are responsible for the two constituencies of Broadland and Norwich North.

The Campaign Assistant will play a central role within the local party reporting to the Chair of the Campaigns Group, liaising with the Chair of the local Executive. The role presents an opportunity to develop skills in a District, which is Conservative facing with a few Labour councillors, with a recently enhanced strong Liberal Democrat presence.

The Campaign Assistant will be primarily an outreach worker, using office facilities shared with a neighbouring local party.

Job Purpose:

Help implement previous agreed strategies, which will put PPCs, Councillors, Candidates and Activists at the front of all campaigning.

It is recommended that you read the full job description before applying for this role.

For questions and further details, and to submit an application, please contact:

Please apply by email attaching:

  • A copy of your CV; including complete work history
  • A Covering Letter; no more than 2 pages of A4 in length, indicating clearly how your experience and skills meet the criteria stated in the job and person specification. Please also write your name on top of your supporting statement.
  • A completed diversity monitoring form 

Applicants are encouraged to inform us if any reasonable adjustments are needed to be made during any part of the recruitment process.

Please let us have details of your current salary and two referees including one from your current employer – if you would prefer us not to contact them until a later stage of the selection process, please let us know.

We will notify all applicants when the process is complete.

Please note:  We will not be able to employ you if you are not eligible to work in the UK. We will not be able to obtain a work permit on your behalf.

The Liberal Democrats are equal opportunity employers and particularly welcome applications from groups who are currently under-represented in our staff.

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