Job Description

Job title

Islington North CLP Campaign Organiser

Job type

Part-time – two days per week (13.5 hours). Fixed term contract for one year


£11,635.72 gross (including London weighting and a fixed sum allowance of £479.65). This is based on the full time rate of £29,089.31.

Responsible to

The Chair of Islington North CLP.


Islington, London

Key purpose

The Organiser will be responsible for developing and supporting the campaign planning for elections; supporting the development of the Labour Party in Islington North; and for building relationships with groups and communities who do not belong to the Party to develop and deliver campaigns on key local issues.

The post holder will be responsible for supporting the building of party organisation and activity and effective election and campaign organising. The Organiser will work with the London Regional team, the GLA candidate, the local MP, Labour Party officers, the Constituency Labour Party, its Branches, the local Labour Group and other units within the Party. The Organiser will also work with trade unions and local groups/campaigners beyond the Party.

Specific Responsibilities Labour Party

  • ➢  To work with the MP, constituency officers and Islington Council Labour Group to mobilise and organise the members in preparation for elections
  • ➢  To work with the Vice Chair (Campaigns) and branch officers to build the capacity of all wards to undertake effective campaigning
  • ➢  To work with the Regional Communications Officer where appropriate
  • ➢  To support members on election techniques, community campaigning, production ofnewsletters, voter i/d (doorstep and telephone), voter registration and postal votes, and Labour Party computer systems

1 of 3

  • ➢  To assist in the development of communications systems with branches, members and other units of the party and affiliated organisations in the area to promote Labour’s achievements and Party activities
  • ➢  To coordinate the production of campaign materials
  • ➢  To prepare materials to support campaigning and voter i/d.
  • ➢  To support the local party to develop online campaigning
  • ➢  To attend meetings of the CLP and EC as required. This will involve some eveningand weekend working
  • ➢  To organise public engagement visits and events when requiredCommunity
  • ➢  To identify and develop campaigns around key local issues
  • ➢  To build alliances with trade unions and groups beyond the Party to further thesecampaigns
  • ➢  To establish and develop relationships between the CLP and community campaigners,external organisations and activistsPerson specification


  • ➢  a knowledge and understanding of the Labour Party organisation at branch,constituency, borough and regional level
  • ➢  a commitment to and understanding of Labour Party values, including an understanding of the Labour Party constitution
  • ➢  a knowledge of campaigning techniques Experience of
  • ➢  campaigning for the Labour Party
  • ➢  working with local campaigners
  • ➢  working with trade unions
  • ➢  organising events and motivating groups of volunteers
  • ➢  using new technology,
  • ➢  working on own initiative Skills
  • ➢  Communication Skills including:
    • ○  excellent written and oral communication skills
    • ○  ability to draft newsletters
  • ➢  Organising skills, including ability to organise:
    • ○  training events
    • ○  groups of volunteers/workers
    • ○  an election campaign
  • ➢  Administrative skills including:
    • ○  excellent IT skills and ability to use Labour Party technology programmes
    • ○  ability to manage own workload

2 of 3

○ ability to work to deadlines and in a pressured environment ➢ Interpersonal skills, including ability to :

  • ○  work with and organise a wide range of people
  • ○  motivate people
  • ○  work with volunteers
Link to Instagram Link to Twitter Link to YouTube Link to Facebook Link to LinkedIn Link to Snapchat Close Fax Website Location Phone Email Calendar Building Search