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Conservative Campaign Headquarters

Position:

Community Engagement Officer

Summary

The Community Engagement Officer will work with the Campaigning team to promote and champion BME campaigning within the organisation, and assist in the development of a community engagement strategy. They will work with the Events team with a focus on BME events and co-ordinate the activity of the Conservative Friends groups in a campaigning context.

Description:

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Co-ordinating the Party’s activity with all Affiliated Groups
  • Assist with the development of the Party’s campaign strategy for Community Engagement
  • Act as Secretary to the Community Engagement Forum
  • Co-ordinating tours and event opportunities
  • Project manage any Community Engagement initiatives
  • Providing any necessary support as required by the team

Skills Required:

  • An understanding of BME, diversity and faith community issues
  • Excellent political judgment
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills including good attention to detail
  • A hands-on approach to work and the ability to work as part of a team with a “can do” flexible professional approach
  • Excellent IT skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite
  • An excellent telephone manner
  • A commitment to the Conservative Party

If you have the skills required to succeed in this role, please download our application form.  Please submit this to hr@conservatives.com or send to Fiona Allmett, CCHQ, 30 Millbank, London SW1P 4DP by midday on 3 April 2013. 

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

Please note that, due to the large number of applications that we receive, we are not able to acknowledge receipt of all applications.  If you have not heard from us by 11 April 2013 please assume that, regrettably, your application has been unsuccessful this time.

Closing date:

3 April 2013

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.