Conservative Campaign Headquarters


Communications Assistant


Conservative Campaign Headquarters (CCHQ) is looking to recruit a Communications Assistant to provide hands-on support to its Membership and Communications activities. The successful candidate will be an important part of our busy front-line teams.


The ideal candidate will have a good mix of the following capabilities:

  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Experience of supporting communication or membership activities
  • A hands-on approach to work and the ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent IT skills including familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel, email and internet communication systems
  • The ability to work independently
  • Able to manage competing priorities and work well under pressure
  • Well organised
  • An interest in politics and current affairs
  • Be sympathetic to the aims and values of the Conservative Party

The role includes helping across the following areas:

  • Dealing with incoming telephone calls from Party members and information requests from members of the public
  • Dealing with Party membership queries
  • Database/membership management
  • Helping plan and implement Membership campaigns

If you have the skills required to succeed in this role, please download our application form. Please submit this to or send to Sharon Rowland, CCHQ, 30 Millbank, London SW1P 4DP by midday on Monday 5 September 2011. We may appoint before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We value diversity and appoint on merit.

Please note that, due to the large amount of applications we receive, we are not able to acknowledge receipt of all applications. If you have not heard from us by 16 September 2011 please assume that, regrettably, your application has been unsuccessful this time.

Closing date:

5 September 2011

Equal Opportunity Policy

The Conservative Party is an equal opportunities employer and is opposed to any form of less favourable treatment or financial reward through direct or indirect discrimination, harassment or victimisation of members of staff or job applicants on the grounds of age, religious beliefs, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

The Party will take all reasonable measures to ensure that applications are attracted from both sexes and all races and from people with disabilities, and regardless of sexual orientation and will ensure that applicants are not disadvantaged because of disability.