Alliance Party Manager

Job Vacancy:

Alliance Party Manager

The Alliance Party is a growing, dynamic political party and would like to recruit for the position of Party Manager to be based in Party HQ, 88 University Street, Belfast.

This is a challenging position for which a competitive salary, circa £28,000, is available.

For an application pack please contact James McClure on 02890521314

Please see the Job Description and Specification below:

Job Description: Party Manager

The post-holder will act as General Secretary to the Alliance Party. His/her responsibilities will include:

Party Duties


  • Executing tasks assigned by the Party Executive and Council
  • Servicing Party Executive and Council
  • Ensuring compliance with the Party Constitution and Standing Orders
  • Ensuring that the party and its accounting units meets/fulfils its statutory requirements


  • Serving as Campaigns Officer under the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act (PPERA)
  • Managing election campaigns
  • Directing year-round campaigning, centrally and locally

Administration and Finance

  • Managing the Party finances
  • Dealing with Human Resources issues
  • Line management of staff

Policy and Communications

  • Organising Party Conference and other events
  • Overseeing internal Party Communications
  • Co-ordination role in corporate fundraising
  • Managing the regular production of Alliance News
  • Representing the Party at appropriate events

These are the main duties of the position; however, as and when considered necessary or appropriate, you are liable to transfer to or undertake other duties, reasonably required to meet fluctuations or priorities in work demands.

Responsible to:

Party Chairman (In the absence of the Chairman, the Vice Chair)

Reporting to:

Party Executive and the Assembly Party


Based at Alliance Party Headquarters, 88 University Street Belfast BT7 1HE


Circa £28,000


37.5 hours per week. Flexibility required.

Must be prepared to work evenings and weekends


25 days, plus Public Holidays


Permanent, subject to a 6-month probationary period


Preferred start date: 1st October 2011 (or earlier if possible).


Must have access to a mode of transport that would allow the performance of all duties


Please return the Application Form by 4pm on 9th September

Return of Applications:

To: Stewart Dickson MLA

C/O Room 45

Parliament Buildings




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