Volunteer Manager: Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross

Job Title:             Volunteer Manager

Responsible to:  Head of Campaigns for Scotland 

Salary:                 £18-24,000

Hours:                 Full Time (37.5 hours per week)

Tenure:                Fixed term to 31st May 2023 with the possibility of extension

Location:             Dingwall with significant travel around the North Highlands 

(A relocation grant is available to candidates who currently live outside of the Highland Council area)

Purpose of the Job

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to work for the Liberal Democrats in the Scottish Highlands, the most picturesque and peaceful part of the UK.

This is an ideal position for someone who has experience of managing volunteers or who wants experience in working in politics and campaigns.

Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross is one of the most marginal constituencies in the UK, with Liberal Democrat Jamie Stone being elected MP by just 204 votes and the Liberal Democrats narrowly missing out on gaining the corresponding Scottish Parliament constituency in 2021. 

As Volunteer Manager you will play a leading role in delivering the campaigns we need to secure the re-election of Jamie Stone MP, gaining the Scottish Parliament constituency and securing the election of a Liberal Democrat Councillor in every ward in the seat.

How to apply:

Please read through the Full Job Description to learn more about the role before applying and take a few minutes to complete our Equality and Diversity Monitoring Forms then proceed with your application.  

  • • A full CV of no more than two pages and including a telephone number, email address and details of two references.
  • • A covering letter (no more than one A4 page) setting out why you want the job and how your experience and skills are relevant to it 
  • To be considered for this position, please email your application to [email protected] with the subject line ‘CSER Volunteer Manager Application’ 
  • The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 25 March

We will be reviewing applications as they come in and reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date

Please note:  We will not be able to employ you if you are not eligible to work in the UK. We will not be able to obtain a work permit on your behalf.

Applicants are encouraged to inform us if any reasonable adjustments are needed to be made during any part of the recruitment process.

Please let us have details of your current salary and two referees including one from your current employer – if you would prefer us not to contact them until a later stage of the selection process, please let us know.

We will not notify applicants if their application has been unsuccessful at shortlisting stage.

The  Party  believes  it  is  essential  to  foster  equity,  equality,  diversion  and  inclusion  within  our workforce.  We  want  our employees  to  thrive  in  an  environment  where  everyone  is  welcome and  supported  to  achieve  their  potential.  It  is  important  to  celebrate  what  makes  us  unique  and that  you  feel  valued,  appreciated  and  free  to  be  who  you  are.

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