Work for the Green Party

Here are the current job opportunities available with the Green Party.

To apply for these National posts please complete an application form and either email to recruitment@greenparty.org.uk or post to Development House, 56-64 Leonard Street, LONDON EC2A 4LT. 

We particularly welcome applications from women, black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within the Green Party staff.

Our current Pay Ratio is 1:2.1 To find out more about our Fair Pay Campaign, please visit www.fairpaycampus.co.uk

NATIONAL PRESS OFFICER

Salary:    £20,000-25,000 pro rata

Hours:     35 hours per week 

Location: Green Party National Office, London

Contract:  Fixed term until end June 2015

 

Application Deadline: 5pm Monday 5th January 2015

 

The Green Party is recruiting for a short-term contract in the run up to the General Election (end June 2015).The Green Party of England and Wales is experiencing rapid growth and requires additional press capacity to meet increased media attention. The Press & Communications Manager of the Green Party of England and Wales needs support on a number of day-to-day tasks and activities. The Press Officer role will play a vital role in communicating the Green Party’s policies (which are set by members at our Spring and Autumn conferences and published here: http://policy.greenparty.org.uk/) to members of the press and Green Party members. 

 

Outline of Press Officer role:

* Help implement the press and communications strategy of the Green Party as agreed by Green Party Executive (GPEx).

* Promote a positive image of the party and its key public figures in line with the above strategies.

* Achieve favorable coverage in both traditional and ‘new’ media under the direction of the Press and Communications Manager and External Comms Coordinators.

* Operate as a self-starting team-player in a small team, often to tight deadlines 

Responsibilities:

* Research, write, and distribute high-standard, accurately sourced press releases, often to tight deadlines.

* Maintain and update press contact lists for the Press Office.

* Source and upload regular contributions to the wires under the direction of the Press and Communications Manager and External Comms Coordinators.

* Follow-up with journalists after press releases are sent out by both telephone and email.

* Field internal and external phone calls and other enquiries in an organised, efficient fashion.

* Maintain and develop relations with press contacts.

* Work alongside the Policy and Digital teams to provide a steady output of high-quality, shareable social media items from the news.

* Edit, proof and, on occasion, pitch comment pieces and blogs from GPEW spokespeople and elected representatives.

* Help identify media opportunities for the press team to ‘target’.

* Manage the quick and effective response to negative news stories in liaison with the Press and Communications Manager and External Comms Coordinators.

* Maintain, and make available to relevant individuals and bodies within the party, a rolling forward plan of media opportunities.

* Maintain and distribute a record of media ‘hits’ in conjunction with External Comms Coordinators.

* Write occasional briefings for Party figures in preparation for media interviews in conjunction with External Comms Coordinators and Policy.

* Responsible for day-to-day news content of Green Party website.

* Act as out of hours press contact on a rota; maintain this rota under the direction of the Press and Communications Manager and External Comms Coordinators.

* On occasion, take notes and minutes at press and other GPEW meetings.

* Attend occasional out of office hours meetings.

 

Job Description and Person Specification

 

To apply for this post please complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form found at the bottom of this web page and submit to recruitment@greenparty.org.uk or post to Recruitment @ Green Party, Development House, 56-64 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4LT

REGIONAL CAMPAIGNS COORDINATOR (YORKSHIRE & HUMBERSIDE) - applications for this position have now closed

Salary:    £21,000 pro rata

Hours:     35 hours per week until June, 2015 reverting to 21 hours for the remainder of contract.

Location: Sheffield

Contract:  Fixed term until end November 2015

 

Application Deadline: Sunday 14th December

Interview Date:          Week of 15th December in Sheffield

 

The Green Party is looking for dynamic individuals to help co-ordinate our electoral campaigns and growth of the Party.  This work will include the management of multiple relationships with senior volunteers within the party as well as fundraising activities to help finance increased support across the region of responsibility.  We are looking for individuals who have experience within a political organisation, who understand how to manage a varied work load and are able to prioritise tasks. Individuals with proven history as a Campaign Manager in a fundraising or political organisation would be ideal for the role. 

Whilst the focus of this role is primarily regional – during key election periods the focus may narrow to an individual target constituency. During this period the individual may be utilised as the Campaign Manager in a Target Constituency.

 

Person specifications:

  • At least 5 years employment history (Desirable)
  • Experience of managing political campaigns
  • Thorough knowledge of campaigning techniques and best practice
  • Experience of managing digital resources (preferably experience in segmentation of data)
  • Proven experience  writing copy for political or fundraising literature
  • Experience of managing people; either volunteers or staff
  • Ability to deliver presentations and/or training programmes
  • Dedication to Green Party Policies

Job Role

Person Specification

To apply for this post please complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form found at the bottom of this web page and submit to recruitment@greenparty.org.uk or post to Recruitment @ Green Party, Development House, 56-64 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4LT

REGIONAL CAMPAIGNS COORDINATOR (NORTH WEST) - applications for this position have now closed

Salary:    £21,000 pro rata

Hours:     35 hours per week until June, 2015 reverting to 21 hours for the remainder of contract.

Location: Liverpool

Contract:  Fixed term until end November 2015

 

Application Deadline: Sunday 14th December

Interview Date:          Week of 15th December in Liverpool

The Green Party is looking for dynamic individuals to help co-ordinate our electoral campaigns and growth of the Party.  This work will include the management of multiple relationships with senior volunteers within the party as well as fundraising activities to help finance increased support across the region of responsibility.  We are looking for individuals who have experience within a political organisation, who understand how to manage a varied work load and are able to prioritise tasks. Individuals with proven history as a Campaign Manager in a fundraising or political organisation would be ideal for the role. 

Whilst the focus of this role is primarily regional – during key election periods the focus may narrow to an individual target constituency. During this period the individual may be utilised as the Campaign Manager in a Target Constituency.

 

Person specifications:

  • At least 5 years employment history (Desirable)
  • Experience of managing political campaigns
  • Thorough knowledge of campaigning techniques and best practice
  • Experience of managing digital resources (preferably experience in segmentation of data)
  • Proven experience  writing copy for political or fundraising literature
  • Experience of managing people; either volunteers or staff
  • Ability to deliver presentations and/or training programmes
  • Dedication to Green Party Policies

Job Role

Person Specification

To apply for this post please complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form found at the bottom of this web page and submit to recruitment@greenparty.org.uk or post to Recruitment @ Green Party, Development House, 56-64 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4LT

REGIONAL CAMPAIGNS COORDINATOR (LONDON) - applications for this position have now closed

Salary:    £24,000 pro rata (including London weighting)

Hours:     35 hours per week until June, 2015 reverting to 21 hours for the remainder of contract.

Location: Green Party Office (London)

Contract:  Fixed term until end November 2015

 

Application Deadline: Sunday 14th December

Interview Date:          Week of 15th December

The Green Party is looking for a dynamic individual to help co-ordinate our London electoral campaigns and growth of the Party.  This work will include the management of multiple relationships with senior volunteers within the party as well as fundraising activities to help finance increased support across the region of responsibility.  We are looking for individuals who have experience within a political organisation, who understand how to manage a varied work load and are able to prioritise tasks. Individuals with proven history in administrative and volunteer coordination roles would be ideal for this role.

Required

  • Efficient administrative skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Experience of managing or coordinating people; either volunteers or staff
  • Experience of political campaigning
  • Experience of data management (preferably experience in segmentation of data)

Desirable

  • At least 5 years employment history
  • Experience of managing political campaigns
  • Thorough knowledge of campaigning techniques and best practice
  • Ability to deliver presentations and/or training programmes
  • Dedication to Green Party Policies

Job Role

Person Specification

To apply for this post please complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form found at the bottom of this web page and submit to recruitment@greenparty.org.uk or post to Recruitment @ Green Party, Development House, 56-64 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4LT

 

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