Labour Party’s Executive Director for Members moves on

25th March, 2013 1:16 pm

An email went out to all Labour Party staff this morning from General Secretary Iain McNicol announcing that one of the party’s Executive Directors – Olly Buston – is moving on. The email said:

“Olly Buston, our Executive Director for Members and Supporters, is moving on from the party to pursue an exciting new challenge elsewhere.  I want to thank Olly for the major contribution he has made to the Party.  When he arrived membership was declining, it is now increasing at a healthy rate. He has also led a process of transformation of our digital work; driving big improvements in social media content and reach; and helping to professionalise our approach to online fundraising.  Olly has also been a champion of bringing in external digital expertise, and argued from day one for the need for a greater investment in digital and for a more crosscutting approach.”

Best of luck to Olly in his future endeavours

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  • Dave Postles

    It’s not an opportune time for the incoming appointee. I wonder how many people have torn up their membership cards. Recruitment will be a challenge.

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