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/
Forms for all Green Party jobs
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
Climate Action Officer – 12 month, Fixed term contract (part time)
NOW is an exciting time to join The Green Party of England and Wales, as we set out to combat the Climate Emergency!
With the Government in Westminster failing to take the action needed to meet the scale of this challenge, Green Party councillors and members are stepping up to take local action to curb climate breakdown.
The Green Party National Office have a newly created position which seeks to support the Association of Green Councillors (ACG) network, over 700 elected Green Party Councillors from every level of local government across England and Wales, as they lead local action to address the Climate Emergency.
In the role, you will work closely with the ACG to establish networks between councillors and experts to drive action plans that will make going carbon neutral by 2030 a reality for all communities across England and Wales.
We are seeking an exceptional individual who can help us to implement strategies that will make Green policies a reality!
The successful candidate will possess:
- Knowledge of climate chaos and climate emergency issues
- Experience of working with local councillors
- Project management capability, to coordinate multiple stakeholders and outcomes
- Preferable experience of coordinating an environmental campaign and/or working with political parties
- Familiarity with local government structures, legislation, participation and decision making as well as connecting knowledge of how local councils work as well as connecting infrastructure like NALC and LGA
- Understanding of the local government decision making process
- Inspiring communication and influencing abilities
- Determination and a proactive approach
- Sympathy with the aims and policies of the Green Party, and with development of a more sustainable society
Salary: £23,500-£29,220 per annum, pro rata (Point 6-17 on the GPEW scale)
Hours: 21 hours per week
Contract: 12 months, Fixed term contract
Location: Green Party National Office, London / Home-based
Line manager: Governance and Policy Manager
Line manager responsibilities: Governance and Policy Manager
Key relationships: Association of Green Councillors, Local Government Association, Green Party councillors, council climate specialists, Climate Emergency campaign working group, Communications, Membership and Westminster team, sustainability NGOs.
Interviews will be held in the first week of November at our National Office in Bermondsey, London.
Opportunities in Westminster
There are currently no opportunities available.
Opportunities in Local/Regional Parties
Field Organiser (South West England)
The Green Party in the South West of England has seen its best ever election results this year. In May, we re-elected our Green MEP and we secured the biggest ever increase in our number of Councillors, taking us to a record number of Council seats on more Councils than ever before.
We are short term staff member to cover a secondment. We are seeking a motivational organiser who has real drive to help us win more council seats and helping mobilise activists during any General Election that may soon arise. As a member of our field team, you will take a lead in supporting, training and advising our local parties in the crucial work they do to build their volunteer base and win elections.
As a Field Organiser, you will be a natural relationship builder, assisting local party campaign managers to the point that they will be keen to come to you for advice and assistance to organise and recruit activists, and for strategic advice on their election campaigns. Field Organisers are part of a high performing team within the Green Party that is having a transformational impact on the work of our local parties.
Salary: £23,500 – 29,220 per annum, pro rata (points 6-17 on GPEW pay scale
Hours: Full time - 35 hours per week. Some work will be outside of core hours (09:30 to 17:00 Monday to Friday) according to the needs of volunteers
Annual Leave: 30 days plus bank holidays (pro rata)
Contract: Temporary, to 14th December 2019
Location: Home based (Travel to local parties as and when needed.)
Line manager: Senior Field Organiser
Key relationships: Local party officers and campaign teams; regional party Coordinator; other Field Organisers; Head of Elections & Field Operations
Applications to be submitted by 3pm, on Friday 25 October. Interviews to be held week commencing, Monday 28 October. Please email your completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Opportunities with European Parliament
There are currently no opportunities available.
Volunteering for the Green Party
Please see the Volunteer section of the website for volunteering opportunities.