£31,000 - £34,000 yearly
The Co-operative Party London EC1M, UK
May 21, 2019Permanent
Purpose of role • To tell the story of the Co-operative Party and the co-operative movement – what we do and why it matters - to a range of audiences using a variety of communications tools. • Engage and enthuse Co-operative Party members, supporters, potential supporters and stakeholders by developing and delivering a high-impact digital and communications strategy; with the aim of building external profile and impact and growing membership. • Be part of building and winning the case for a Britain where wealth and power are shared. Key accountabilities • Be an active participant in shaping the external affairs and membership work of the Cooperative Party. • Develop and deliver the Party’s digital and online strategy, utilising innovative methods of digital engagement; including managing a full range of organisational social media channels. • Produce and commission compelling content for use on and off-line including campaign materials, film, and social media collateral. • Work with the General Secretary and other staff to provide a press office function for the Party. • Oversee the Party’s visual identity and brand. Designing a wide range of materials and acting as a quality assurance for all communications materials. • Manage the Co-operative Party’s website – developing and updating content and working with the Deputy General Secretary and external providers to ensure effective hosting and security. • Working with the Membership Mobilisation Manager to develop and execute online and email supporter and membership recruitment strategies. • Project management of specific digital projects and campaigns as required. • Using analytics to measure our digital and external impact and make effective use of this information. • Promote and share digital skills within the organisation. Performance measures • A growing number of our members and supporters are interacting and engaging with the Party online. • The Party’s membership, supporter-base and social media reach are growing. • Co-operative Party is effectively making the case for its values and ideas online and via the traditional media. • The Party is providing a professional press office function for journalists and is achieving positive media coverage about its work. • The Party’s website is an effective and accessible ‘shop-front’ to the work of the organisation. • Meeting targets for donations from online and email fundraising campaigns. • Positive feedback from members and other stakeholders. Key relationships • All staff • Counterparts in other organisations within the labour and co-operative movements • Elected representatives, their staff and candidates • External suppliers • Members and party officers • Relevant journalists and bloggers Key experience, knowledge & skills Essential Experience of designing and implementing digital strategies within a campaigning or political environment Experience of running organisational social media channels Excellent written and verbal communication skills including an ability to write compelling copy for a range of audiences and channels Proven design skills, with experience of producing high-quality digital and printed materials using software such as Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop. Experience of shooting video content using camera equipment and carrying out basic editing tasks using Premiere Pro, Final Cut or similar. Experience of creating, organising and maintaining content of websites using a CMS such as Wordpress. Passionate interest in latest developments in digital political communications and trying new things A commitment to co-operative values and the work of the Co-operative Party Desirable • Experience of web development and programming using HTML, CSS and PHP. Terms and Conditions Location: London Head Office. Full time and permanent Salary – starting salary c £31 - 34k per annum (depending on experience) plus generous annual leave and pension contribution and pay progression For more details follow https://party.coop/jobs/ To apply, please visit our website via the Apply button.