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Reference: 72852

Date Added: 25 September 2019
Closing Date: 10 October 2019

Job Title: 3x Local Party/Exec Support Roles

Working For: York Green Party

Location: York

Salary: £9.90/hr includes holiday pay

Job Details

York Green Party is recruiting 3 part-time posts as follows to support the local Green Party in York, our elected councillors and the many exciting opportunities presented by the new Green-LibDem Partnership administration. Arrangements for hours of work and location are open to discussion.

NB. We are happy to receive applications from the same person for more than one of these roles, but we will in each case be recruiting to the required skill sets.
These 3 posts will work alongside and with the support of our existing Office Manager (4 hours/week)

Ward Campaign Manager (4 hours/week) – to take the lead on managing and maximising the potential of our ward-based campaigning, working with councillors, party officers and ward organisers. Key skills will include expertise in working with databases along with the ability to organise and support ward-based volunteer activity on the ground. 


Councillor Support Assistant (6 hours/week) – to provide practical political support to our Green Group of 4 councillors including two members of the ruling Executive. Key skills will include an understanding of local government and an interest in political strategy; the ability to navigate and monitor complex information systems and to read and evaluate large amounts of information. 


Online and social media manager (4 hours/week) – to ensure that up to date and consistent content is posted on a regular basis across all our online and social media platforms (website, blog, Facebook, Twitter and other social media). Key skills will include experience of writing and managing content for social media, along with the ability to work methodically and proactively to maintain and chase up-to-date content. 


Closing Date: 10 October 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interview dates are to be confirmed but are likely to be w/c 21st October for a start date of early November.

Application Details

To apply please email Rosie Baker via office@yorkgreenparty.org.uk or call 07711 294966 / 01904 636239 to request further information or to apply directly send a cover letter (no more than 2 sides A4) and current CV via email or via post to 

York Green Party, c/o 4 Frazer Court, Rawcliffe, York, YO30 5FH.

If you would like to discuss any aspects of the posts further please contact Cllr Denise Craghill tel. 07952 120752 / denisecraghill@talktalk.net or Rosie on the numbers above.

Website: http://york.greenparty.org.uk/

Additional Notes