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Volunteering Officer

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Job Title:                   Volunteering Officer

Responsible to:         Volunteer Officer 

Salary:                       London Living Wage

Tenure:                      Temporary - 1 month (covering General Election Period)

Hours:                        Full time 37.5 hours per week with regular evening work (3 evenings a week)

Location:                   Lib Dems HQ, Westminster, London SW1P

Closing Date:            Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Purpose of the job

We are looking for a Volunteering Officer to assist us with our crucial campaigning activities this election.

You will be a natural people person, able to motivate teams of volunteers and provide a smooth volunteering service to the membership.

You’ll be part of a dynamic team seeking to transform the way we campaign during elections.

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Connect Support Officer (1 Month contract)

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Job Title:                Connect Support Officer (1 Month contract)

Responsible to:      Head of Insight and Data

Salary:                    £26,000-32,000 

Tenure:                   Fixed term

Hours:                    Full time including evenings and weekends where required

Location:                Lib Dems HQ, Westminster, London SW1P (Remote working considered)

Closing date:          No fixed closing date – interviews will take place on an ongoing basis

Purpose of the job

To support the use of the party’s voter contact database, Connect, in local parties and in national HQ in support of the Liberal Democrats’ campaign goals.

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Community Manager

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Job Title:           Community Manager

Responsible to: Head of Membership & Engagement

Salary:               £21,000-£27,000 pa (depending on experience)

Tenure:              Fixed term to cover the next General Election period or until the 31st December 2019.

Location:           LDHQ, Westminster, London SW1P

Hours:                Full time 37.5 hours per week

Closing date:     No fixed closing date, interviews will take place on an ongoing basis

Purpose of the job

We are looking for a passionate Community Managerto help us manage Liberal Democrat online communities during the 2019 General Election.

You will have a passion for people and a talent for writing engaging copy which motivates and inspires people to take action.

You’ll be a key part of the team who will help mobilise tens of thousands of volunteers to win more seats at this election.

As a key part of the Membership team, you will help us manage Liberal Democrat online communities to help us achieve our objectives:

  • Deliver our message
  • Mobilise volunteers
  • Raise money
  • Get out the vote

Working with the team, you will craft first-class online content that helps achieve these goals and pull together a team of skilled volunteers who can work with you to manage the communities.

You will also work closely with our Digital Communications & Campaigns teams, collaborating to developing consistent, high-quality digital content and messaging for all our online platforms that can be amplified by volunteers.

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Field Organiser

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Job Title:            Field Organiser

Responsible:      Campaign Manager (England / Wales & Scotland)

Salary:                £20,700 per annum

Tenure:               Temporary until December 19th 

Hours:                Full time 37.5 hours per week (part time applications welcome)

Location:            Based in various locations across England, Scotland and Wales

Purpose of the job

We are looking to recruit a large number of national field organisers across England, Scotland and Wales in order to deliver the national Lib Dem general election campaign. Your objective will be to activate volunteers in order to speak to members of the public and deliver the Liberal Democrats General Election message.

We are looking for successful applicants to begin work immediately. Applications for working part time would also be welcomed.

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Local Party Organiser- Surrey

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Job Title:                  Local Party Organiser,Surrey

Responsible to:        Mole Valley Liberal Democrats

Salary:                      £21,000-£23,000 per annum pro-rata 

Hours:                      Flexible working will be expected in this job

Location:                  Dorking, Surrey

Purpose:

Mole Valley Parliamentary Constituency straddles both Mole Valley and the Eastern Guildford villages. Liberal Democrats achieved clear wins in both the local elections and the European Election this May, gaining control of Mole Valley District Council and being the largest group on Guildford Borough Council. With membership continuing to grow, there is an exciting and credible opportunity to gain this parliamentary seat from the Conservatives in a General Election.

We are looking to recruit a temporary full time Local Party Organiser for six months in the first instance to help us achieve this aim. The successful candidate for this role will be enthusiastic, personable, highly motivated and organised, and interested in managing the activities of a local political party and a large team of volunteers.

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Events Co-ordinator

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Job Title:                  Events Co-ordinator   

Responsible to:        Head of Conferences & Events

Salary:                      £26,000 - £28,000 per annum

Pension:                   8% employer’s pension contribution

Tenure:                     Maternity cover: 6 January 2020 – 26 March 2021

Hours:                      Full time 37.5 hours per week

Location:                  Lib Dems HQ, Westminster, London SW1P

Closing Date:            Friday, 29th of November

Purpose of the job

Working closely with venues, suppliers and clients to ensure the successful delivery of the conference exhibition and fringe programme as well as sponsored and other ad-hoc activities at conference.

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Artwork Support Officer (3 Month contract)

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Job Title:                  Artwork Support Officer (3 Month contract)

Responsible to:        Head of Special Projects

Salary:                      £21,000-27,000 per annum

Tenure:                     Temporary - 3 months

Hours:                      Full time 37.5 hours per week

Location:                  Lib Dems HQ, Westminster, London SW1P

Closing Date:            No fixed closing date – interviews will take place on an ongoing basis

Purpose of the job

The Liberal Democrats are looking for an outstanding Artwork Support Officer to join the team at LDHQ. Working closely with campaigners in strategic held and target constituencies, regionally-based Campaigns Officers and LDHQ staff, the successful applicant will support the artworking and development of key items of campaigns and literature against an agreed national plan for a range of constituencies.

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Volunteer Opportunities at Lib Dem HQ

The roles below are just some of the opportunities available at LDHQ. If you'd like to volunteer and join the fight to stop Brexit, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk, ideally with a CV, and we'll find a suitable role for you. 

 

VOLUNTEER ADMINISTRATORS

Duration: General Election, ideally 2 days a week or more

Location: Westminster

Description: We urgently need administrators to help us manage crucial aspects of our election campaign. This involves managing inboxes, responding to queries and processing surveys and donations from our membership.

This role is a perfect entry-level volunteer role, where you get to have an impact straight away and work with a large team of friendly volunteers and staff!

If you're interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with "Volunteer Administrator" in the subject line and an outline of your availability. 

 

Social Media Volunteers

Duration: General Election

Location: Remote or Westminster

Description: We need volunteers to join our network and promote volunteering activity on social media. This includes Twitter, Facebook and other social media channels, helping us to build our audience and advertise the work we are doing. 

This role does not require any experience but a familiarity with social media would be advantageous and reliability is a must. If you're interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with 'Social Media Volunteer' in the subject line and a brief outline of your experience. 

Volunteer Phone Bank Manager

We are in need of volunteers who are comfortable leading phone banks on weekday evenings to support our campaign activities.

You should be a confident Connect user, a practised phone canvasser and ideally, have experience in leading phone banks in the past, during

local, European or General Elections.

This is a chance to be a dynamic force in our campaigning activity and help with leading the teams that have helped us win big in recent elections.

If you are interested, please drop an email to volunteer@libdems.org.uk briefly outlining any relevant experience.

 

Volunteer Regional Connect Managers

Duration: Short Term, Long Term, Ongoing

Based: Remotely, All Regions

Description: We are looking for people who are experienced in using our canvassing program, Connect, to help provide support to users in different regions. This would involve liaising with local parties, troubleshooting and answering questions from Connect users.

This is a very exciting time to volunteer for the party, and we are willing to work flexibly around your schedule as you help us at this crucial time in politics.

If you are interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk, outlining any relevant experience.

 

Volunteer Campaigns Administrator

Location: LDHQ, Westminster, London, SW1P 3AE

Duration: 1 month or 1 week shifts

Start date: Rolling, commencing Thursday 19th September

This role involves important data entry and administration relating to the party's ongoing campaigning activities.

Reasonable familiarity with computers and basic Microsoft programs would be helpful. A familiarity with using Connect for data entry is desirable but not essential.

If you're interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with "Campaigns Administrator" in the title.

 

Volunteer Compliance Administrator

Duration: Short Term, Long Term, Ongoing

Location: LDHQ

Description: This is a crucial role for a volunteer, based in the Compliance team. The role involves processing redactions, filtering through subject access requests and assisting in the administration of data protection.

This role would suit anyone with legal experience or administration in a legal setting, and is an exciting chance to help the party at a crucial time in British politics.

If you're interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with a CV and two references, ideally one of which should be from within the party.

 

Volunteer Inbox Administrator

Duration: Short Term, Long Term, Ongoing

Start Date: ASAP

Location: LDHQ, Westminster, London.

Description: This role involves monitoring the help@ inbox, updating the system database and responding to queries from Liberal Democrat members.

This would suit anyone with administrative and/or customer service experience with a reasonable familiarity with computers. Role specific training will be provided.

If you're interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with "Volunteer Inbox Administrator" in the subject line and a brief outline of your interests.

 

Volunteer Receptionist/Front of House

Location: LDHQ, Westminster, London.

Start date: ASAP

Duration: Long Term, Ongoing, full time, part time or in shifts

This role involves:

  • meet & greet of visitors
  • looking after incoming and outgoing post
  • looking after the meeting rooms
  • ad hoc office operational tasks and projects

If you're interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with "Volunteer Receptionist/Front of House" in the subject line with a brief outline of your interest in volunteering.

 

Volunteer Copywriters

Duration: Short Term, Long Term, Flexible

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Remote or in LDHQ, London.

Description: This role involves copywriting and proof reading various forms of copy, including website, email and print.

This would suit anyone with a copywriting and creative background and ideally some digital skills. 

The role is highly flexible and can be done at home with just a few hours per week.

If you're interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with "Volunteer Copywriter” in the subject line and a brief outline of your experience or CV.

 

Tech Volunteers

Duration: Short Term, Long Term, Flexible

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Remote or in LDHQ, London.

Description: We are looking for volunteers with experience working in tech to help on a variety of projects. We are looking for people with experience in product management, analytics, UX/UI, design and development. Experience with the party’s website platform (Nationbuilder) is a bonus.

The roles are highly flexible and can be done at home with just a few hours per week.

If you're interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with “Tech Volunteer” in the subject line and a brief outline of your experience or CV.

 

Volunteer Event Coordinator

Duration: Short Term, Long Term, Flexible

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Remote.

Description: This role involves working with a team of volunteers and staff to set up and run a series of member-focused events around the country. Event management experience is not necessary - you just need to be highly organised, a team player and able to learn quickly. If you have experience with the party’s data systems (Connect) or websites (Nationbuilder) that would be a bonus.

The role is highly flexible and can be done at home with just a few hours per week.

If you're interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with "Volunteer Event Coordinator” in the subject line and a brief outline of your experience.

 

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