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Better Together, the campaign for a strong Scotland in a United Kingdom, is recruiting four key campaigners to join their new HQ in Glasgow.

Director of Research – Salary c£45k

This key role will be responsible for producing and disseminating information about the benefits of the UK and the impact of Independence. You will manage relationships with organisations in Scottish society and ensure the views and concerns of Scottish society are heard in the referendum debate.

You will hold a strong knowledge of the social, economic and political policy landscape of Scotland. You will have existing relationship across policy and political networks. You will be able to react quickly to emerging policy stories and to turn detailed and complicated policy content into easily digestible campaign materials. You will be experienced in political and issue campaigns. And, of course, you will be committed to working to secure a victory for Better Together in the historic Independence Referendum in 2014.

Key Skills
- Knowledge of policy issues and the individuals and institutions with an interest in the policy debate (business, trade unions, think tanks, journalists, etc)
- Ability to write good campaign copy based on complex policy information.
- Ability to work to tight and shifting deadlines.
- Attention to detail and an understanding of statistics.
- Experience of the interplay between policy and media in political campaigns.
- Ability to manage data and to present information in graphic formats (e.g. powerpoint, infographics, etc) an advantage.

National Campaign Organisers - Salary on Experience

We are looking for 3 Campaign Organisers who will join the team in our Glasgow Office. These positions will be recruited as a a sub-team and we will be looking for 3 people who collectively have the experience and skills we need, potentially taking in both more experienced and newer campaigners. Salary will be based on your experience but will be

An skilled campaigner, you will be familiar with political and issue campaigns. Creative and resourceful   you will be able to work on your own initiative. You will be adept at managing relationships at a professional level with outside organisation and you will be able to motivate, manage and mobilise volunteers across the country.  You will be responsible for training, developing and supporting a nationwide network of campaign coordinators.

Key Skills
- Experience of the management of both election and issue campaigns
- Ability to manage relationships with national and local civil society organisations
- Ability to manage teams of volunteers and provide simple clear ways in which they can contribute to campaigns
- Experience of using data for campaign communication
- Ability to use design software an advantage.


How to Apply

Please send a 2 page CV and 1 page covering letter to info@bettertogether.net no later than noon on 21st September. Please state the position you are applying for in the title of your email.  Please indicate your current salary in your CV and name two referees.  First round interviews will take place at the end of week beginning 24th September.