We are now looking to recruit through applications, for the positions that were not filled during the elections.
LGBT+ Conservatives is run entirely by volunteers who are elected to the General Council and as Regional Co-ordinators. All positions are unpaid voluntary positions and elected annually or co-opted like these positions.
You can find details of all of the roles below, together with the relevant links to submit applications.
Please be aware that applications close on the 8th of June 2022 23:59. Any submitted after this time will not be valid.
If you are not currently a member please visit our Membership page to join or renew before submitting. It is important to check your membership is up to date BEFORE submitting an application.
If you have any questions about the roles or process please contact the team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Elena Rose Bunbury
What roles are available?
The positions we are looking to fill are:
- General Council - General (5 spaces)
- Regional Coordinator - Northern Ireland
- Regional Coordinator - Scotland
- Regional Coordinator - North East
- Regional Coordinator - Yorkshire and The Humber
- Regional Coordinator - East Midlands
- Regional Coordinator - South West
- Regional Coordinator - South East
- Regional Coordinator - London
- International Coordinator
Please see below a detailed breakdown of the roles.
Why join the Team?
LGBT+ Conservatives is run entirely by elected volunteers, the purpose of the group at it's core is to fundraise to support LGBT+ candidates standing in elections, but over the past few years it has been built to do so much more.
From helping shape policy, briefing MPs, raising aware on key campaigns like HIV testing, organising social events, to taking part in focus groups with CCHQ, it really can be what you want it to be.
If you have ideas or think things could be done differently, this is the opportunity to do that!
Aside from it being great for a CV, we take personal development really seriously and if there is an area you want to work on, we can try to facilitate that. This is your opportunity to make an impact in the field of politics and help improve not only LGBT+ representation, but LGBT+ lives.
What does each role involve?
General Council (General)
There are 2 spaces for general council members to be elected to. This role is a supportive role of the exec of the council. If successful you will be assigned through council wide discussions areas to support and work on throughout the year, these have previously included:
- Social media
- Many more..
This role really is what you make of it, from assisting on 1 or 2 projects, to leading on others, what you put in is what you get out.
Women's Outreach Officer
This is a new role that will be dedicated to women's outreach. From recruiting more women, to hosting and organising women's events and ensuring women are at the forefront of all of our policy.
This role will report to the Chair of LGBT+ Conservatives and will be fully supported by a team dedicated to Women Outreach which you will lead.
We want to be as diverse as our membership and ensure we're fully representing all aspects of the LGBT+ community, this role will assist us to do that.
As it is a new role there will be freedom to make it what you wish.
This role is responsible for growing membership within their area and facilitating local events. You will also have to manage a regional facebook group and help engage members throughout the year. You will also work with the team to help us have representation at prides in your area. This role also has the potential to assist on other projects to support the general council that are listed in the role above.
This role is responsible for growing membership internationally and hosting international events. You will also work with the team to help us have representation at prides in your area. This role also has the potential to assist on other projects to support the general council that are listed in the role above.
Submitting your application
Applications will be made through this form, which you can access here.
These applications will then be graded by the LGBT+ Conservatives Exec.
Depending on applications we will then either make a decision from the application, or invite candidates to a zoom interview, we will ensure this fits around your schedule.
All candidates will be notified via email and are encouraged to join the volunteers group regardless of result of application, you can join here.