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Reference: 69728

Date Added: 5 February 2019
Closing Date: 4 March 2019

Job Title: Public Affairs/Campaigns Officer

Working For: Electoral Reform Society

Location: London

Salary: £29,094 - £36,147 plus an additional £3,500 London Weighting Allowance

Job Details

The Electoral Reform Society is looking for a full-time Public Affairs/Campaigns Officer to join our London office on a permanent basis.


Our vision is a representative democracy fit for the 21st century. We are ambitious for far-reaching changes to the way politics works in Britain. Our work seeks to:

  • Develop the credibility, relationships and voice to shape a new political reform agenda;
  • Capitalise on current developments to get the failings of First Past the Post back on the national agenda;
  • Making the case for English and Welsh local government to follow Scotland’s success in introducing proportional representation (via the Single Transferable Vote) to elect councillors.

To achieve these goals we will bring an independent voice to lead and contribute to debates about democracy at all levels of British society.

The ERS has a significant media profile as a respected and long-standing organisation which produces high-quality commentary, research and materials. You will play an important role in campaigning to push the Society’s vision up the agenda.

Closing Date: 4 March 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place week beginning 11th March.

Application Details

An application pack, which includes more information on the ERS, a full Job Description and Person Specification and an Application Form can be downloaded from our website, via https://www.electoral-reform.org.uk/who-we-are/jobs/. Submit via email to stuart.thomas@electoral-reform.org.uk

Please note - CVs will not be accepted. Please complete an application form and submit in Microsoft Word format if you wish to apply.

Website: https://www.electoral-reform.org.uk

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