Work for the Green Party
Here are the current job opportunities available with the Green Party.
If you are interested in an available role, please click on the applicable link to download a copy of the Job Description & Person Specification which will include further information on the role and details on how to apply. Please do not send CVs or cover letters as an alternative or as part of your application as these will not be considered.
The Green Party prides itself on being an Equal Opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from those who identify under one of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010, which are:
- gender reassignment
- religion or belief
- sexual orientation
- marriage and civil partnership
We also encourage candidates who would like to work part time or as a job share to apply.
Our current Pay Ratio is 1:3.4 To find out more about our Fair Pay Campaign, please visit https://www.younggreens.org.uk/campaigns/fair-pay-campus-campaign/
We post all our current job opportunities up on this page so take a look and get in touch if you think you have what it takes to join our team.
Please note that due to the volume of applications received at this time, we unfortunately are not currently in a position to always respond to candidates who have been unsuccessful in being offered an interview, or provide detailed feedback on written applications. If we have not contacted you following one week after the application deadline date, please assume on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful. We encourage all unsuccessful candidates to keep an eye on our website for future opportunities that may be of interest.
Opportunities in Green Party Head Office
Purpose of the role: As part of our Finance Team, the Financial Controller will be responsible for ensuring that all transactions are promptly and accurately recorded in our accounting software. This key person will also lead the processes for ensuring that all statutory submissions are made accurately and on time to the relevant regulator, including collecting and consolidating the financial returns from our 280 local party voluntary treasurers. We need a meticulous accountant who is familiar with meeting statutory filing deadlines and dedicated to providing an excellent finance service to the rest of the organisation
Salary: £34,749 - £39,916 per annum, pro rata [Points 25 to 32 on the GPEW salary scale]
Hours: 35 hours per week standard, but we would be happy to consider applications from people who would prefer to work part-time.
Job type: Permanent
Location: UK. If not based in our central London office, must be willing and able to attend meetings there at least once a month.
Line manager: Head of Finance
Line management responsibilities: None
Key relationships: Budget Managers; HR Manager; Green Party Treasurer; local Green Party Accounting Unit Treasurers; all paid staff.
Application process: Online applications will only be accepted through the Green Party’s online recruitment portal, Applied. The link for this role's application is https://app.beapplied.com/apply/mclndlbdcf.
Closing date: Sunday 25 October 2020
Interview date: w/c 2 November 2020
Opportunities in Westminster
There are currently no opportunities available.
Opportunities in Local/Regional Parties
London Communications Manager
Purpose of the role: The Green Party is going places, a rising movement responding to the great political challenges of our age. Nowhere is this more so than London, where our candidate for London Mayor in 2021 is Green Party co-leader Siân Berry. As Communications Manager for the Green Party’s campaign for the 2021 London Mayor and Assembly elections, you’d be at the heart of this political change, helping shape, direct and execute the campaign’s press and communications strategies day to day. The Communications Manager will promote a positive image of the Party, the candidate for Mayor and other Assembly candidates in line with these strategies. The successful candidate will thrive in fast-paced environments, be flexible, quick-thinking, decisive, and have good political antennae. You will write like a dream, manage competing priorities calmly, have excellent interpersonal, organisational and communications skills, all while being intrinsically motivated by environmental and social justice.
Salary: £34,749 to £36,876 p.a. (points 25 – 28 on the GPEW pay scale)
Hours: Full time – 35 hours per week
Contract: Fixed term contract until 14 May 2021.
Location: Primarily working from home, although there may be opportunity to work from the Green Party National Office, or other office within the M25. Some travel to London locations will be required.
Line manager: London Campaign Manager
Line management responsibilities: Not applicable
Key relationships: London Campaign Manager, London Field Organiser, Green Party candidates for London Mayor and Assembly, London Green Party volunteers, Green Party communications and office staff.
Application process: Applications to be submitted by 10:00am on Wednesday 21 October 2020, and interviews to be held on Monday 26 October 2020 remotely via Zoom. Please email your completed application form (found on www.greenparty.org.uk/jobs) to firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply for this role, please use the following documents:
Field Organiser Eastern Region
The Green Party’s Field Team are responsible for building and supporting local Green Parties to organise and win election campaigns. Working closely alongside volunteers on the ground, the Field Team have led a dramatic increase in the Green Party’s election gains in the last few years.
Field Organisers have overall responsibility for improving the capacity of local parties to fight and win elections using the party’s Target to Win strategy. This includes providing training, guidance and advice on recruiting volunteers, building teams, and planning and executing election campaigns.
Salary: £23,853 to £29,658, pro rata [points 6-17 on the Green Party salary scale]
Hours: 28 hours per week (4 days). Some work will be outside of core hours (weekdays 09:30 to 17:00) according to the needs of volunteers. This may include a Saturday and/or Sunday once per month on average.
Job type: Permanent
Location: Home based. Travel to local parties in the East of England as and when possible.
Line manager: Senior Field Organiser
Line management responsibilities: None
Key relationships: Staff: Head of Elections, Activism Manager, Field Organisers in England and Wales. Volunteers: Local party officers and campaign teams; Eastern Region Green Party committee.
Application process: Online applications will only be accepted through the Green Party’s online recruitment portal, Applied. The link for this role's application is https://app.beapplied.com/apply/zhg7tteyr7
Closing date: Sunday 25th October
Interview: Tuesday 10th November
View the full job description. When completing your Applied application, please refer to this document. In your short answers, please give evidence or examples to show that you meet all of the criteria marked 'Application' in the full job description.
Volunteering for the Green Party
Please see the Volunteer section of the website for volunteering opportunities.