Liberal Democrats

Digital Communications Officer

Full Job Description

Job Title:                    Digital Communications Officer

Responsible to:         Head of Digital Communications

Salary:                        £26,000-£32,000

Benefit:                      8% Employer’s Pension Contribution

Tenure:                       Permanent

Hours:                        Full time 37.5 hours per week

Location:                    LDHQ, Westminster, London SW1P  

Closing Date:              4pm, Monday 15th July 2019

Purpose of job

To execute communications through the Liberal Democrats’ digital channels. This role is particularly focused on the main social media channels – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram – as well as our party website.

Communications will involve responding to political developments, driving our primary campaigns, and explaining key policy positions in an accessible way for each channel.

As part of our data led culture, the applicant will need to be comfortable with handling social media analytics in order to determine the effectiveness of our communications.

First rate written skills are essential to this role. The position involves confidence with sharing messages to a national audience, representing the party to the public. In addition, the role will involve aspects of our creative execution, expressing our core messages and campaigns through graphic design.

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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