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Parliamentary Business Adviser

Responsible to:        Head of the Lords Whips' Office

Salary:                        £27,000 - £29,000 per annum, depending on experience

Benefit:                     8% Employer’s Pension Contribution

Tenure:                      Permanent

Hours:                        Full time, 40 hours per week

Location:                   Liberal Democrat Whips' Office, House of Lords, Westminster

PURPOSE OF JOB

The post holder will assist and support the Liberal Democrat group in the House of Lords in their Parliamentary work.  They will be the first port of call in the Whips’ Office for all Peers queries and messages.  They will lead on ensuring all business is covered by Liberal Democrat Peers and take control of the production of the weekly whip.  They will also lead on promoting the work of the Liberal Democrat group in the House of Lords across the country and will support individual Peers and local party contacts in ensuring that Peers undertake a wide range of visits across the country.  They will also provide occasional research support for peers taking part in debates and other business in the Lords. They may also be asked to provide some secretarial and administrative support to the Leader of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords (‘the Leader’) and the Liberal Democrat Chief Whip in the House of Lords (‘the Chief Whip’). 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

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

  • A full CV of no more than two pages and including a telephone number and email address
  • A covering letter (no more than one A4 page) setting out why you want the job and how your experience and skills are relevant to it 

To be considered for this position, please submit your application to Humphrey Amos at humphrey.amos@parliament.uk by 12 noon on Monday 14th September. 

Interviews are likely to take place on Friday 18th September and Monday 21st September.

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 applications are encouraged from people in groups that are under-represented in politics. 



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Post Organiser and Agent (South East Cornwall)

Responsible to:       Jim Candy, Constituency Chairman

Salary:                      £20,000 (pro-rata)

Tenure:                    Temporary

Hours:                      16 hours per week including a significant amount of evening and weekend work

Location:                   Home working (at least initially) and over Zoom etc. also some on the ground work will be required

Closing date:           18th September 2020

Purpose 

To support and enable South East Cornwall Liberal Democrats to fight the 2020 Cornwall Council elections, including acting as the legal agent for Lib Dem candidates. 

The target for this election is a substantial increase in the number of Liberal Democrat councillors elected to Cornwall Council from the constituency and for the Liberal Democrats to take overall control of the council. A secondary target is an enlarged support network of volunteer campaigners.

The post reports to the Constituency Chairman.

Main Responsibilities 

To act as the legal agent for South East Cornwall Liberal Democrat candidates, including ensuring candidates are nominated properly and in time, legal deadlines during the campaign are met, the campaign meets all compliance requirements and for completing and submitting all expenses returns. 

To liaise where necessary and appropriate with other Liberal Democrat organisations including the Liberal Democrats Federal Compliance Team, in completion of agenting duties, and to undertake any necessary training. 

To be the campaign organiser for the South East Cornwall campaign, ensuring that the campaign plan is delivered effectively, on time and to budget. 

Help develop our network of voluntary campaigners.

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:

Derris.watson@btinternet.com 

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.

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

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Volunteer Role - Federal Audit and Scrutiny Committee

The Liberal Democrats - Britain’s voice for a truly open, tolerant and united society - are seeking a volunteer for its Federal Audit and Scrutiny Committee (FASC).

FASC reports directly to the Federal Board and performs ‘deep dives’ aimed at improving Party effectiveness and scrutinising key decisions. It is responsible for commissioning the Party’s auditors and for representing the Party in any matters arising from the annual external audit. It also plays a key role in the Party’s internal audit function. More information can be found in Article 16 of our Constitution.

FASC meets at least four times a year, scheduled outside of working hours, and this role can be conducted remotely. Reasonable expenses will be reimbursed. Committee members are appointed directly by the Federal Board.

Applicants must be able to pass a fit and proper persons test. Prior professional experience in a relevant field, such as finance or risk, and/or experience as a non-executive or trustee are highly desirable. A commitment to the Liberal Democrats is required but evidence of substantial prior involvement is not and induction will be available.

The Liberal Democrats are committed to diversity and inclusion and we welcome applications from candidates from all walks of life.

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

jack.coulson@libdems.org.uk

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.

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

Applications will be considered on an ongoing process and the advert may close without warning.

 

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Chief Technology Officer

Responsible to:      CEO

Salary:                      Competitive

Benefit:                    8% Employer’s Pension Contribution

Tenure:                    Permanent

Hours:                      Full time

Location:                  Significant home or flexible working. Maximum of 2 days a week required in Central London in the long term

Purpose of job

You will make sure our technology meets people’s needs in an intuitive way, in a mass membership organisation.

You’ll make sure we take advantage of the latest thinking and developments in campaigning and research technology and digital approaches across the world.

You’ll help us use data in a secure and intelligent way.

Salary is market competitive.

This role is the chance to change our country for the better. Join us.

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

There is no closing date for this application, and we will interview on a rolling basis. To apply please send a cover letter and CV by email to georgia.potter@libdems.org.uk  with the subject “CTO role application”.

  1. A copy of your CV including complete work history and contact details
  2. A Covering Letter. This should be no more than 3 pages of A4 in length and show how your experience and skills meet the criteria stated in the person specification. A useful structure is to write a few sentences for each criteria. Please also write your name on top of your supporting statement.  

We will be reviewing applications as they come in and reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date.

We will offer longlisted candidates a short background conversation with the CEO as the first stage.

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.

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Conference Volunteers needed

Would you like to have a complimentary ticket to our Liberal Democrat ONLINE Autumn Conference (25-28 September)?

Do you have good IT skills, think you will be comfortable using our Hopin online software platform and are good at time keeping?

Please come onboard as a steward, working from your home, helping us run the conference.

Please email: libdemstewards@outlook.com for more info  

 

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Campaign Manager (South Central)

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

Salary:                       £26,000 - £32,000 per annum

Benefit:                     8% Employer’s Pension Contribution

Tenure:                     Permanent

Hours:                       Full time

Location:                  Home based, a location commutable around South Central

Closing date:           14th September 2020

Purpose of job

To deliver election success in priority areas across the South Central region, with a clear objective of putting “more gold on the map” – be it Lib Dem MPs, Lib Dem-led Councils, Lib Dem Mayors or Lib Dem PCCs.

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:

recruitment@libdems.org.uk

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.

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.

Please not the deadline to receive applications is 9am on the 14th September

We will be reviewing applications as they come in and reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date

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

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Regional Development Officer (West Midlands)

Responsible to:   West Midlands Campaigns Manager
Salary:                   £25,000 p.a (pro rata)
Benefit:                 8% Employer’s Pension Contribution
Tenure:                 Part-time – 16 hours per week (fixed term contract until 31 December, with a view to it being extended)
Location: Home-based, a location commutable around the West Midlands.

Purpose of job

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

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:

recruitment@libdems.org.uk

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.

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 be reviewing applications as they come in and reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date

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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Campaign Lead (North Cornwall)

Remuneration:     £18K plus pro rata, per annum dependant on experience.
Line Manager:      Constituency Chair
Location:               Launceston Based with Field Work 
Hours:                     37.5 hrs/week (incl evening's and weekend's)

(Please note: This post is for 6 months)


Purpose of the job
To support and enable North Cornwall Liberal Democrats to fight the 2021 Cornwall
Council elections and beyond. The targets for the Cornwall Unitary election is to
retain and strengthen control of North Cornwall by holding all seats and regain the
one seat not presently held.

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

Please apply by email your application in writing to Cllr Nicky Chopak - secretary19@northcornwalllibdems.co.uk


Please write explaining why you wish to be considered for the post and address key
points from the person specification. Please also enclose a short Curriculum Vitae
which should include at least two referees – one of whom should be your current or
most recent employer.

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 be reviewing applications as they come in and reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date

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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Senior Media Officer

Responsible to:         Head of Media
Salary:                         £26,000 to 32,000 per annum
Benefit:                       8% Employer’s Pension Contribution
Tenure:                       Full time
Hours:                         37.5 hours per week
Location:                     LDHQ, Westminster, London SW1P

Purpose of 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 and trade media with an additional focus on engaging BAME audiences.

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:

recruitment@libdems.org.uk

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.

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 be reviewing applications as they come in and reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date

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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Office and Events Organiser

Salary:             £18,795.00 to £21,166.00 (plus 8% pension contribution after 3 months)

Location:          Salford M5

Hours:              Full-time, 35 hours per week including some evening and weekend work, including attendance at Party and ALDC events

Reports to:     HQ Team Manager

 

Purpose of job

To maintain the office functions of ALDC’s campaigning and communications work, in particular organising events and supporting the work of the political team

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:

Application is via the Indeed website here

ed.stephenson@aldc.org 

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

We will be reviewing applications as they come in and reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date

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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