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Media Officer

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Job Title:                Media Officer

Responsible to:      Head of Media

Salary:                    £20,000-32,000 per annum, dependent on experience

Tenure:                   Fixed Term – 3 Months

Hours:                     37.5 hours per week – will also consider part-time applications

Location:                 LDHQ, 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 someone who can help build and maintain the profile and credibility of the Party, by helping produce positive coverage in national print, broadcast and online media.

The role will involve working with the rest of the small, but effective, media team to generate proactive news story ideas, respond to emerging events and create content for use by the Press Office.

The role will require close collaboration and working with other members of the team, the wider Liberal Democrat staff and membership and the media. The successful applicant may also form part of the 24/7 duty rota that operates.

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Deputy Head of Membership & Engagement

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Job Title:                   Deputy Head of Membership & Engagement

Responsible to:         Head of Membership & Engagement

Salary:                       £32,000 - £36,000 per annum

Tenure:                      Temporary - 3 months

Hours:                       Full time 37.5 hours per week

Location:                   Lib Dems HQ, Westminster, London SW1P

Closing Date:            Thursday, 5th of September, Midday

Purpose of the job

To co-ordinate the party’s membership team and ensure we meet the party’s membership growth, diversity and fundraising goals.

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Campaigns Manager (England & Wales)

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Job Title:                           Campaigns Manager (England & Wales) (Temp)

Responsible to:                 Head of Campaigns & Elections (England & Wales)

Salary:                              £26,000 to £32,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

Tenure:                             Temporary - 3 months

Hours:                               Full time 37.5 hours per week

Location:                           Home based, with travel

Number of jobs available: Five

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

Purpose of job

To deliver election success in priority areas across England & Wales, with a clear objective of putting “more gold on the map” – be it Lib Dem MPs, AMs in Wales, Lib Dem-led Councils, Lib Dem Mayors and PCCs.

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Selections Administrator

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Salary:  £10.55 per hour

Responsible to:  Candidates' Manager

Hours:  Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Tenure:  14 weeks. temporary

Location:  Liberal Democrat HQ, Westminster

Closing Date:  Midday, Monday 26 August 2019

Purpose:

Provide administrative support to the Returning Officers of approximately 35 single seat selections using e-voting software (this covers all combined authority mayoral selections and Police & Crime Commissioners).

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Local Party Organiser, Chippenham

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Job Title:                  Local Party Organiser, Chippenham Liberal Democrats

Responsible to:        Constituency Chair, currently Pat Aves

Salary:                      £17,000-£20,000

Tenure:                     Full time – 6 months’ contract with possibility of extension

Hours:                       40 hours per week

Location:                   17, St. Mary’s Pace, Chippenham SN15 1EN

Closing Date: 17:00, Monday, 2nd of September

Purpose:

The Chippenham Constituency was recreated in 2010 and held by Liberal Democrat Duncan Hames until 2015. The constituency includes the market towns of  ChippenhamCorsham, Bradford on Avon and Melksham. Although not yet a target seat, the constituency has over 500 members and supporters and a well-known and liked PPC in Helen Belcher – an active LGBT campaigner. We are looking to recruit a new Local Party Organiser to build on recent successes and to support our emerging plan to regain the Parliamentary seat.

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Research & Support Officer (Lib Dems) (GLA)

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Salary:  £33,128.00 per annum

Responsible to:  Principal Committee Manager

Hours:  Full time

Tenure:  Permanent

Location:  City Hall, London

Closing Date: 11.59pm 26th August 2019

Purpose:

To provide a full range of research, communications, casework and information support to Assembly Member(s).

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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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Volunteer Opportunities at Lib Dem HQ

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.

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Work for a Lib Dem MP

Are you interested in working in a Liberal Democrat MP's office?

Most job vacancies are advertised at the website www.w4mp.org.

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