Women's Equality Party - Edinburgh and the Lothians Branch

The Women’s Equality Party (Edinburgh and The Lothians Branch) advocates for women and addresses inequality, promotes the health and wellbeing, both social and economic in order that society becomes fairer and that as the voices of women is enhanced that they are empowered to take greater control and autonomy of their lives within a society that often disempowers them. Equality for women isn't only a women's issue, as when women fulfil their potential, everyone benefits because equality means better politics, a more vibrant economy, a workforce that draws on the talents of the whole population and a society at ease with itself.

Current opportunity

Branch Communications Officer responsibilities include: • Developing the branch communications strategy • Steer the volunteer communication team • Writing content for branch emails to members and supporters • Sharing news from The Women’s Equality Party central office through branch forums • Staying up to date with WE-related media appearances and campaigns both centrally and locally • Identifying and sharing content that is likely to be of interest to branch members • Identifying and sharing content that is related to the core objectives of the Women’s Equality Party • Developing links with local print and online media This role is also an active member of the branch officer team and will help develop branch strategy, membership plans and campaigns. All branch officers may interact with the WE central office team and represent the branch on occasion. You’ll be prepared to sign the WE Code of Conduct outlining expectations around confidentiality, data protection and not disqualified from holding public office.