Date Added: 13 May 2018
: 28 May 2018
Job Title: Constituency Organiser
Working For: Hazel Grove Constituency Liberal Democrats
Location: Romiley, South Manchester
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 (depending on experience/ability)
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work with Hazel Grove Constituency Liberal Democrats as a key part of their active campaign team.
At the latest Local Government elections Hazel Grove Consituency Lib Dems fielded a full slate of six excellent candidates, all of whom were elected to Stockport Council. This is the first time since 2010 that the constituency party has won all six seats and provides them with an excellent base to build on, winning more councillors and the Parliamentary seat back.
With both Manchester City centre on the doorstep and good transport links with the rest of the North West, the role is a challenging one offering the opportunity to gain experience and training in a busy target seat. Hazel Grove Constituency Liberal Democrats have sitting Lib Dem Councillors and a strong Lib Dem presence linked to a good track record of election success. There are elections every year for Stockport Council and the constituency is also part of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority.
Working with the office team and a well-developed volunteer network, you will assist in creating high quality literature, canvassing, campaign plans including enhancing digital media, and management of Connect. You will be part of the team running a busy office in the centre of the constituency in Romiley.
The successful applicant will have lots of enthusiasm, good interpersonal and organisational skills, and a willingness to develop. Working closely with volunteers, councillors and candidates, key to the role is the ability to build relationships, along with training and motivating volunteers.
Some evening and weekend work will be required with time off in lieu.
We will notify all applicants when the process is complete.
The Liberal Democrats are equal opportunity employers and particularly welcome applications from groups who are currently under-represented in our staff.
Closing Date: 28 May 2018
Closing date: Monday 28th May 5pm with interviews on Thursday 7th June
We are looking to make a permanent appointment commencing as soon as possible.
You are advised to read the full Job and Person Specification before applying for this post. Appointment will be subject to references.
Please apply by email attaching: -
• A full CV (no more than two pages and including contact telephone numbers and email address);
• A covering letter (no more than one A4 page) setting out why you want to do this job and how your experience and skills are relevant to it; and
A diversity monitoring form will be sent out to all applicants.
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 specifically let us know.
For the job description, application details and any queries, please contact Gemma Bowker, Campaign and Office Manager, on:-
Tel: 0161 4067070