Date Added: 23 June 2021
Closing Date: 7 July 2021

Job Title: Borough Organiser
Working For: Barnet Labour Group
Location: Barnet, London
Salary: £33,000
Length of Contract: Fixed-term until 6 June 2022

Job Details:

Barnet Labour Group seeks a borough organiser to help with campaigning, communicating our message to Barnet’s citizens, and planning for an historic Labour victory in 2022’s borough election.

Barnet is on the front line in the battle between Labour and the Tories in London. The past two borough elections have been extremely close. This is an opportunity to play a leading role and make a real difference in a high-profile, fast paced and exciting campaign to win Barnet for Labour.

Barnet Labour is a fun, dynamic and committed group of elected councillors and local Party members who campaign all year round on innovative policies to reduce inequality, respond to the climate emergency, build more affordable housing and support Barnet’s vibrant communities.

Purpose of the post:

The post holder will run the Barnet Labour borough wide campaign, with the prime objective of gaining control of the council at the local elections in 2022.

Responsible to: London Regional Labour Party

Location: Barnet

The successful candidate will have experience of:

  • being employed or working as an election organiser for the Labour Party
  • organising campaign events and motivating volunteers
  • designing graphics and writing copy for campaign leaflets
  • using social media to run effective campaigns
  • managing and developing volunteers
  • working on their own initiative; able to take decisions themselves, seeking sign-off where appropriate.

Job Description

  • To work with the Labour Group to develop and run the Barnet Labour campaign to win the council at the 2022 local elections.
  • To work with CLPs, branches, the London Assembly Member, and London Region towards this aim.
  • To act as Barnet Labour election agent if required to, with responsibility for adhering to campaign budget limits.
  • To produce campaign literature, deliver digital and social media campaigning, assist with communications where necessary and keep the Barnet Labour website up to date with news articles.
  • To lead and organise campaigning activity, coordinating with the Labour Group, Barnet’s three CLPs and their campaign co-ordinators.
  • To attend meetings of the Labour Group, CLPs and Local Government Committee as required.
  • To help build closer links with local communities, including public engagement visits and events.
  • To provide training to members on election techniques, production of newsletters, voter i/d (doorstep and telephone), registration and postal votes.
  • To identify campaign leaders and provide training and support to campaign leaders and members on organising and campaigning.
  • To work with the Labour Group, candidates, elected representatives and local parties to identify, develop, motivate and organise members and supporters.
  • To help build up membership, membership capacity and activity in the Borough in line with the Party’s aims and objectives.
  • To work with the Labour Group and LGC to develop local fundraising and fundraising schemes.
  • Other duties: This is not intended as a fully comprehensive list of duties and the post-holder may be required to undertake any other duties as reasonably required in the context and level of responsibility outlined in the overall objectives for the post.

5 days (33.75 hrs) per week, including some evening/weekend work.

Closing Date: 7 July 2021

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held in Barnet (in person, though we can accommodate remote interviews if needed) week beginning 12th July 2021.

Ideal start date: 19th July 2021.

Application Details

Applications should consist of a CV with a covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the role. Please send this to

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, particularly from those in traditionally under-represented groups, and do not discriminate on the basis of any protected characteristics.

If you have a disability or long-term health condition, and require any accommodations during the recruitment process, or would like us to provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on

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