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Local Party Secretary

What's the Role?

The Secretary role is important because good administration is key to running the local party and ensuring that the party is ready at election times. Being organised year-round means you'll stay organised when it matters most. 

The role of the Grimsby and Cleethorpes Liberal Democrat party Secretary is to ensure that the party functions effectively and in accordance with the local, regional, national and federal party constitutions. The Secretary ensures that the processes and rules laid out in the constitution are enacted, and that the decisions made by the local party's executive committee are constitutional. 

How to Apply

The Secretary is a role on the local party executive. As such it is elected each year at your local party's AGM. Any member of the party can stand to be Secretary.

Key Tasks

  • Keep local party organised and on top of business, including the production of an agenda for meetings and taking the minutes with special attention to decisions made and actions agreed.

  • Responsible for local party admin.

  • Arrange local party AGM.

  • Support the Chair to chase actions.

Skills & Attributes

Being a good Secretary would suit somebody with a passion for administration who enjoys being part of a team. Some of the key skills and attributes you will need are:


  • IT literacy.

  • Administrative skills.

  • Written skills

  • Patience and persistence. 

  • Objectivity

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