The Political Coordinator, along with the Chief Operating Officer will constitute the senior leadership team of a restructured staff. The senior leadership team will work closely with the governing body.
The Political Coordinator will be responsible for delivering the strategic political priorities as agreed by the National Coordinating Group (NCG). The post-holder will directly lead teams in charge of campaigning, organising and communications. The post-holder will be tasked with managing organisational change within Momentum as it transforms into a responsive, member-led organisation that can effectively adapt to changing political priorities and challenges.
Job purpose: To provide overall political direction and oversight to Momentum’s outward facing work so that the organisation can effectively adapt to the changing political circumstances and respond to current challenges facing the left aligned to the Labour Party. To help Momentum to become a responsive, relevant and member-led organisation. To ensure the smooth functioning of all of Momentum’s political, campaigning and organising work.
Staff Management Responsibility: Campaigns, Organising, Communications, and Digital Media.
Financial Management Responsibility: Provide strategic leadership and oversight of Momentum’s budget for the staff and programmes under their remit. Responsible for adhering to the budgets for their areas and discussing any proposed exceptions with the Chief Operating Officer, along with providing input to setting budgets for their teams.
Location/Availability: Ability to travel to London 2-3 days a week and to work weekends and evenings when needed
We encourage women, BAME, LGBTQ+, people with disabilities and people of any age to apply
Salary: £34,000 to £38,000 with London Weighting. £30,500 to £34,500 without London Weighting.
Permanent, full-time role. This role will include occasional evening and weekend work.
Holiday entitlement of 28 days plus bank and public holidays, flexible working arrangements and budget for staff training.
We pride ourselves on our positive, inclusive and collaborative work environment. As well as flexible working arrangements and budget for staff training we have an elected welfare and women’s officers.
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic Momentum is currently working remotely.
Applications close midnight on the 21st of September and interviews will be held remotely on the week of the 5th of October