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Reference: 84450

Date Added: 7 June 2022
Closing Date: 27 June 2022

Job Title: Local Organiser

Working For: Morecambe & Lunesdale Labour Party

Location: Morecambe

Salary: £16,190.03 pa, plus a fixed sum allowance of £676.20 pa. Hours will be 20.5 per week.

Length of Contract: 12 months

Job Details

The Local Organiser will be responsible for all aspects of Labour Party organisation within the seat.
Responsible for building and maintaining party organisation and activity, establishing an effective campaign organisation and working with Morecambe & Lunesdale CLP Officers.
• Enable and empower members to organise and campaign, work to deliver a voter focused, well-organised campaign.
• Work to identify and organise campaigns, identify leaders and provide training and support on organising and campaigning.
• Develop digital campaigning and organising techniques.
• Develop fundraising schemes to ensure the CLP has adequate funding to organise, campaign and contest elections.
• Build relationships between local stakeholders and organisations.
• Organise campaign events.
• Develop communications systems including with branches, members and affiliates to promote Labour's achievements and Party activities.
• Report on activity to the Regional Director.
• Undertake training as required to a satisfactory standard.
Person Specification
• Commitment to the Labour Party’s code of conduct, mission and values.
• Strong commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion.
• Able to build strong working relationships with stakeholders.
• Commitment to a culture of feedback and improvement.

• Knowledge of the aims, values, policies and structures of the Labour Party.
• Knowledge of running fundraising schemes.
(a) Communication Skills:
• Ability to work with, lead and motivate people.
• Ability to work proactively with stakeholders.
• Ability to communicate concisely both verbally and in written form.
• Ability to produce printed material.
• Ability to use digital campaigning tools.
(b) Organising skills:
• Ability to work as part of a team.
• Ability to organise recruitment and retention activities.
• Ability to organise events, such as training events.
• Ability to organise a group of volunteers.
• Ability to organise an election campaign.
(c) Administrative skills:
• Ability to work on own initiative and deliver to deadlines.
• Ability to prioritise work according to tight deadlines, ability to successfully plan projects and excellent attention to detail.
(d) Other
• Driver’s license desirable

Closing Date: 27 June 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews for this position will take place on July 8th, online.

Start date will be immediately, dependent on notice period of successful applicant. 

Application Details

Please contact by email ben_slater@labour.org.uk for an application form. 

Website: http://www.labournorthwest.org.uk/

Additional Notes