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Reference: 59863

Date Added: 13 March 2017
Closing Date: 27 March 2017

Job Title: Campaign Intern (voluntary)

Working For: Richmond (Yorks) Conservative Association

Location: Northallerton, North Yorkshire

Salary: None

Job Details

The Richmond (Yorks) Conservative Association is looking to recruit a volunteer intern to work in the Campaign Office during the coming months. The successful applicant will gain first hand experience in a busy Campaign Centre and undertake a variety of tasks to support the team. This role would be ideally suited to a student or recent graduate. The successful applicant will gain an insight into the production of campaign materials, the function and organisation of election campaigns, the management and organisation of volunteers and activists and much more. The successful candidate will also gain experience of working in a busy environment, with numerous deadlines and fast changing priorities. This position will provide an excellent opportunity for candidates to enhance their CVs and attain a varied and valuable political office based experience.

The specific tasks to be undertaken will vary; they may include, but not be limited to:
-Production of campaign materials
-Literature distribution, canvassing and other campaign activities
-Liaising with Councillors and administration tasks
-Other tasks to support the work of the campaign teams

As such the ideal candidate will:
-Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Be self motivated
-Have excellent attention to detail
-Be IT Literate
-Have knowledge of, and sympathy for, the aims and policies of the Conservative Party

Closing Date: 27 March 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Start dates to be negotiated. We are likely to appoint before the closing date.

Application Details

Please send a CV and covering letter for the attention of Matthew Vickers to matt@richmondconservatives.org.uk.

Website: http://www.richmondconservatives.org.uk

Additional Notes