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

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

COMMUNITY ORGANISER (TARGET CONSTITUENCIES AND GENERAL ELECTION LEADERSHIP TEAM)

Hours: 35 Hours per week

Location: The Eco-Centre, 39-41 Surrey Street, Brighton and the party’s national headquarters at Development House, Leonard Street, London.

Salary: £23,302 per annum with 30 days holiday plus 2% employers’ pension contribution (capped at £30,000 gross annual limit)

Employment duration: for the duration of the campaign which will end on the day after the General Election. (Four weeks’ severance pay will be granted following the end of the campaign).

Closing Date: 5pm on 26 August 2014

With the General Election drawing closer, The Green Party are offering an exciting opportunity to join a growing professional campaign team engaged in a campaign centred on keeping and expanding a Parliamentary voice for social justice and environmental sustainability.

The Green Party’s TCGELT Team is driven by the ambition to re-elect our sitting member of Parliament, Caroline Lucas MP, in the Brighton Pavilion constituency and increase the Green Party vote share at the next general election in target constituencies, in order to elect more Green MPs in the future.

The Community Organiser will play a key role in delivering this outcome by greatly increasing the Green Party’s capacity to reach beyond its membership, and build activism on a neighbourhood level amongst party supporters, greatly increasing the party’s capacity and ability to win in its target constituencies, with a particular focus on strengthening our activism where we already have a presence.

A full person specification, job description and application form are available below. Please send applications to Adam.Mcgibbon@greenparty.org.uk by 5pm August 26th 2014.

Job Description

Person Specification

Green Party application form and equal opportunites form can be found at the bottom of this page.

FINANCE OFFICER

Hours: 21 Hours per week

Location: Party’s national headquarters at Development House, Leonard Street, London.

Salary: £20,000 to 25,000 per annum (£10,000-£12,000 per annum pro rata)

Employment duration: Fixed term until June 2015

Closing Date: 5pm Wednesday 27 August 2014

Green Party is recruiting for a competent Finance Officer to positively contribute and advance the financial systems of the Party.  With the General Election less than a year away the need to run and deliver efficient and accurate finances is integral to the Party’s Election successes.

Responsibilities will include processing payments, reconciling income, reconciling all books, producing monthly reports and returns, assisting in the annual audit of party accounts. 

The successful applicant will have:

  • Will be at least AAT qualified or preferably partially ACA or ACCA
  • thorough understanding and experience of all aspects of double-entry accounting, including month and year end closure
  • Knowledge and experience of working with Sage 50 Accounts and Sage Payroll
  • Have proven experience in accurate financial analysis
  • Be proficient in IT skills, in particular advanced Excel
  • Excellent communication/inter-personal skills including the ability to communicate financial information to a diverse audience.

A full person specification, job description and application form are available below. Please send applications to kate.barnett@greenparty.org.uk by 5pm August 27th 2014.

Job Description

Person Specification

Green Party application form and equal opportunites form can be found at the bottom of this page.

TELEPHONE FUNDRAISER

Hours: Up to 100 hours, over the course of 4 weeks.

Location: Development House, 56-64 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4LT

Contract: Every evening (6:15 – 9:30pm) (with exception of Wednesdays), and on Saturdays (10am – 5pm) and Sundays (3pm – 8pm). (Inc. Training Monday 6th October 10am-5pm and Tuesday 7th October 10am-5pm is mandatory unless you can provide significant experience e.g. been a caller in the past, and unpaid.)

Closing Date: Sunday 21 September 2014

MAIM AIMS/OUTLINE OF THE ROLE:

As a telephone fundraiser you will be calling Green Party members and donors following up on an appeal letter.  The main aim of the telephone call is to talk about member experiences and to ask for a regular donation. Every call will be an opportunity for us to learn about our members experience with the Green Party, to engage them in what is happening on our campaigns and to ask them to contribute on an ongoing basis.

RANGE OF DUTIES:

  • Calling members and donors and provide an opportunity for us to learn about our members experience with the Green Party.
  • Attain donations for the Green Party from our members and donors.
  • Be given an opportunity to increase your communication skills and become proficient at fundraising.

INFO BOX

To apply, complete application form equal opportunities form found below and e-mail it to fundraising@greenparty.org.uk with the subject title “Telephone Fundraiser Application” or print and send to Recruitment c/o, Green Party, Development House, 56-64 Leonard Street, London, EC2A 4LT.

Job Description

Application Form & Equal Opportunities

Regional Job Opportunities

Regional Organiser, Wales - for consideration by Wales Green Party

Hours: 16 Hours per week

Location: This is a homeworking position

Salary: £8-10,000 depending on experience

Closing date: 31 August 2014

Main aims / Outline of the role:

The Wales Green Party is looking for an enthusiastic Regional Organiser to join our team of volunteers.  Working closely with the Wales Green Party Council, you will be helping develop our supporter journey, from the point at which someone expresses an interest on the Green Party website, through to becoming a member or donor or both.  We will use multiple means to achieve our ambitions by using email, mailings and telephone campaigns.  You will also be helping draw in other individuals into becoming Wales Green Party supporters by helping collate data from campaigning efforts to sending an email to these supporters through our tailoring contact management system.  You will also assist helping Campaigns teams deliver major gift fundraising efforts.

Line manager: Fundraising and Operations Director

Accountable to: Wales Green Party Treasurer

Responsible for / Line Management duties: Fundraising volunteers

Responsibility for Assets, Materials, etc.

  • Shared responsibility for maintaining the security of its IT systems.

Range of Duties

Party Development

  • Membership growth and development
  • Supporting supporter and membership journeys through Membership and Supporter Bulletins
  • Regularly communicate with supporters and volunteers with a view to bringing them into the membership family
  • Regular review of the content of new members’ packs and other standard letters and mailings
  • Development of key accounts for fundraising support
  • Day to day liaison with membership queries
  • Facilitation of new Green groups throughout Wales

Fundraising

  • Segmenting data for different affinity and fundraising appeals.
  • Uploading data from campaigning activities so to include voters as supporters of the party.
  • Liaison with the London office in delivering and coordinating national and regional appeals.
  • Data segmentation for mailings, email campaign and telephone fundraising campaigns.
  • Management of volunteers and temporary fundraisers that will assist in delivering fundraising and research activities for the party, which will include some evening telephone fundraising management.
  • Helping deliver fundraising events for members, donors and companies.
  • Major donor research and helping develop major gift fundraising approaches, including telephone fundraising calls and arranging meetings.
  • Assistance in creating focus groups for fundraising appeal feedback.

In conjunction with Wales Green Party Council

  • Regularly review the content of new members’ packs and other standard letters and mailings
  • Managing applications for new members and assisting in delivering membership welcome packs.
  • Management of Green Party stock levels and new products.

Objectives

To nurture and grow the membership, raise enough in donations/ events to cover own salary, a part time media officer, and an agreed amount to cover election campaigns.

General points applicable to all Green Party jobs

  • The Green Party strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer and requires its employees to carry out their work in accordance with its polices on equality of opportunity in relation to employees and volunteers, in promotion of the party’s policies and access to the Party’s services.
  • Green Party staff are required to abide by any policies in place to ensure, for example, health and safety at work, data protection, etc.
  • The Green Party has a democratic structure with annual elections. Employees need to be aware that the organisational priorities which determine their work priorities are decisions of the Executive and may be subject to change as an Executive changes.
  • Green Party staff may be required to attend Green Party Executive and other meetings and conferences, so long as at least two weeks' notice is given and this does not conflict with leave already agreed. These meetings may take place out of office hours, in which case time off in lieu will be awarded.
  • Green Party staff are assigned goals, work plans, guidelines and priorities by their line managers as part of the annual planning and appraisal system, but are expected to show initiative within this framework in managing their workload to meet the overall goals of the party.
  • Green Party staff are required to keep a timesheet along with records and details of work carried out as requested by their line manager and may, from time to time, be required to provide written or oral reports to the Executive.
  • Green Party staff should be open to developmental needs which may arise and work with their line manager to address these needs through training or other routes.
  • Green Party staff are expected to identify and make recommendations to the Head of Office on improving the systems within the office.
  • Green Party staff are expected to participate fully in the Party’s teamwork ethos, attend staff meetings, share team duties and responsibilities and develop their work in co-operation with other colleagues.
  • Green Party staff are expected to promote and develop the role of volunteer staff within their area of responsibility in liaison with the Head of Office and in accordance with the current policy on the management of volunteers
  • Whilst every endeavour has been made to outline all the duties and responsibilities of the post, a document such as this does not permit every item to be specified in detail. Broad headings may therefore have been used, in which case all the usual associated routines and duties are naturally included in the job description. Green Party staff are expected to undertake any other reasonable tasks as requested by the Executive via the Head of Office or relevant GPEx Co-ordinator.
  • This job description may be periodically reviewed in consultation with the post holder.

Please apply usuing the application form found at the bottom of this page and send to:

Chris VonRuhland, Wales Green Party

25 Ty Glas Ave,
Llanisten, Cardiff
CF14 5DX


 

Regional liaison officer for Surrey and Sussex – Part Time

 

  • Do you live in Surrey or Sussex and have a good knowledge of local green and community-based organisations?
  • Do you have excellent communication skills, a good knowledge of local government and the ability to work independently and as part of a team?
  • Do you have proven computer skills and can you work from home?

 

This job would suit a self-motivated team player, with commitment to social and environmental issues, as well as excellent organisational, communication and research skills. The post offers a good opportunity to gain experience of working in Green politics for a parliamentarian.

 

  • Salary: £23,981 pro rata
  • 14 hours per week
  • Based in Surrey or Sussex – working from home
  • Interviews will take place on 11th – 12th September
  • Please note CVs will not be accepted
  • Application closes on Tuesday 12th August at 10am

 

Job Description 

 

Application Form

 

Advice for applicants

Parliamentary Assistant to Keith Taylor

Hours: 4 days per week

Location: European Parliament, Brussels

Salary: 1,665 euros/month

Closing Date: 5pm Brussels time Monday 1 September 2014

MAIM AIMS/OUTLINE OF THE ROLE:

This job would suit a self-motivated team player, with commitment to social and environmental issues, who has excellent organisational, communication and research skills. One key responsibility will to be follow Keith’s work on the Parliament’s Transport and Tourism committee. The post offers an excellent opportunity to gain experience of working for a Green Party MEP and an insight into the European Parliament. 

To find out more or apply to please visit Keith Taylor's website here.

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