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Digital Communications Officer

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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.

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Youth & Student Development Officer Temporary

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Salary:  £21,000 - £23,000 per annum

Benefit:  8% Employer’s Pension Contribution 

Responsible to:  Head of HR and Compliance

Hours:  Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Tenure:  Temporary – 4 months (Aug-Nov 2019)

Location:  Liberal Democrat HQ, Westminster

Closing Date:  1st of July, Midday

Interviews will take place during the week commencing Monday 3-5th July 2019

Purpose of job

The Liberal Democrats are recruiting a Youth & Student Development Officer, focusing on the recruitment, engagement and development of young people and students within the party, working in close collaboration with Young Liberals.

The successful candidate will develop and implement a strategic programme of outreach, engagement and development activities with young people and students.

 

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Compliance Officer Part Time

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Salary:  £11,734 - £13,867 pa (pro rata full time £22,000 - £26,000)

Benefit:  8% Employer’s Pension Contribution 

Responsible to:  Head of HR and Compliance

Hours:  Part Time, 20 hours/week (3 days a week)

Tenure:  Permanent

Location:  Liberal Democrat HQ, Westminster

Closing Date:  Thursday 15th August 2019, Midday

Interviews will take place during the week commencing 19th August

Purpose of the job

Compliance department ensures the Party’s compliance with the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act (PPERA) by completing and delivering accurate and timely reports to the Electoral Commission.

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Compliance Manager

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Salary:  £26,000 - £30,000 per annum

Benefit:  8% Employer’s Pension Contribution 

Responsible to:  Head of HR and Compliance

Hours:  Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Tenure:  Permanent

Location:  Liberal Democrat HQ, Westminster

Closing Date:  Midday, Thursday 4th July 2019

Interviews will take place during the week commencing Monday 8th July 2019

Purpose of job

Compliance department ensures the Party’s compliance with the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act (PPERA) by completing and delivering accurate and timely reports to the Electoral Commission.

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HR Officer

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Salary:  £22,000 - £26,000 per annum

Benefit:  8% Employer’s Pension Contribution 

Responsible to:  Head of HR and Compliance

Hours:  Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Tenure:  Permanent

Location:  Liberal Democrat HQ, Westminster

Closing Date:  Midday, Thursday 4th July 2019

Interviews will take place during the week commencing Monday 8th July 2019

Purpose:

HR Administrator provides general administrative support ensuring administrative support is executed to a high standard, dealing with queries professionally and effectively whilst promoting a welcoming and friendly environment.

The position will demand a high level of organisational skill, a capacity for negotiation and discretion, and an ability to get the best out of people. This will be derived from experience in parliamentary communications and working under pressure in a political environment.

 

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County campaigns officer (Wiltshire)

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Salary:  £21,000

Hours:  40 hours per week

Tenure:  Permanent

Location:  Chippenham

Closing Date: Midday, 12th July 2019

Purpose:

We are looking for a dynamic Campaigns Officer to lead on campaigns across Wiltshire. A key focus will be working with multiple stakeholders across the county to build on the local elections in 2017 ahead of our next local elections in 2021. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to prioritise workload is essential. The post-holder will be expected to establish positive working relationships across a range of councillors, candidates and volunteers, as well as offering basic training and a strategic overview of county wide communications This role will require flexibility in hours, with regular evening and weekend working, for which time off in lieu will be available.

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Head of Whips Office (House of Commons)

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Salary:  £35,000 - £38,000 per annum

Benefit:  8% Employer’s Pension Contribution 

Responsible to:  Chief Whip (House of Commons)

Hours:  Full time, 40 hours per week

Tenure:  Permanent

Location:  Liberal Democrat Whips' Office, House of Commons

Closing Date:  Midday, Monday 24th June 2019

Interviews will take place during the week commencing Monday 1st July 2019

Purpose:

This is a vital post at the heart of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary organisation. We are seeking an experienced and able communicator to lead and manage the Liberal Democrat Commons Whips Office. They must have extensive working knowledge of the House of Commons and exceptional interpersonal skills.

The role will report directly to the Chief Whip and support them in their day-to-day activities, which alongside the Leader’s Office, includes the responsibility for the political management of the parliamentary party. The Head of the Whips’ Office will be responsible for ensuring that the parliamentary party provides appropriate support to the Leader of the Party and is properly represented in all House business.

The position will demand a high level of organisational skill, a capacity for negotiation and discretion, and an ability to get the best out of people. This will be derived from experience in parliamentary communications and working under pressure in a political environment.

The Head of the Whips’ Office also line manages the work of the Parliamentary Support Team (PST). The PST is an IPSA sponsored pooled staffing resource, which provides briefings to Parliamentarians in the Commons and Lords on topical issues and legislation.

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Local party organiser (North Norfolk)

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Salary:  £22,000 - £25,000

Hours:  40 hours per week

Tenure:  Full time

Location:  North Walsham

Closing Date: Midday, 5th July 2019

Purpose:

We are looking to recruit a new Local Party Organiser to build on our campaigning successes in North Norfolk and to support with an ambitious plan to develop our activity and presence in Great Yarmouth.

Following on from successfully winning North Norfolk district council, now is an exciting time to join the North Norfolk and Great Yarmouth Liberal Democrats. Our newly elected councillors are looking at innovative ways to lead in local government, which includes a desire to make North Norfolk District Council the greenest in the country. Internally our party is looking to grow and develop pioneering projects that would bring about political change so that our values of liberty, equality and community can help build a better free, fair and open society.

If you are a visionary, personable and organised person interested in managing the activities of a local political party, a large team of volunteers and supporting with political strategy then please apply to join us.

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Core Team Volunteer Opportunities - Brecon & Radnorshire

The Conservative MP for Brecon & Radnorshire in mid Wales is currently subject to a recall ballot, and we are preparing for a parliamentary by-election.

Brecon and Radnorshire is good territory for Liberal Democrats:

We first won B&R in a Parliamentary by-election in 1985, holding it until 1992, won it back in 1997 and held it until 2015. Kirsty Williams AM won the National Assembly seat in 1999 and continues to hold it. We can win again here.

We have many volunteering opportunities available. Please click below for details.

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Campaign Organiser (Haringey Lib Dems)

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Salary:  £22,000 - £25,000 pa (pro rata) (depending on experience)

Hours:  21 hours per week (3 days)

Tenure:  Fixed term contract for 5 to 6 months (parental leave cover)

Location:  Haringey Lib Dems office, Crouch End

Closing Date: Midday, Friday 5th July 2019

Purpose:

Haringey Liberal Democrats are seeking a Campaign Organiser to cover for parental leave, to work with our volunteers, campaigners, councillors, activists and PPCs in the borough and help to deliver our ambitious campaign strategy.


This is an exciting opportunity to work with a successful local team. You will assist local wards and teams with development, membership recruitment, organisation, information and literature support. You will oversee the design of literature as well as supporting effective communication across the borough. You will also be responsible for all electronic, website and social media campaigning as well as the management and use of records and data. Helping with the development and delivery of a fundraising programme will also be a requirement.

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