Date Added: 20 April 2017
: 28 April 2017
Job Title: Campaign Interns
Working For: Sutton Conservatives
Location: Sutton, London
Sutton Borough Conservative Federation is seeking to recruit talented and motivated individuals for several campaign intern posts. This is a key role ahead of the May 2018 Sutton Council elections. The successful applicants will report to the Federation Chairman, Campaign Manager and campaign assistant, and work with councillors, the MP, candidates and volunteers to deliver a successful election campaign. The post would be ideal for any applicant wishing to pursue an early career in politics.
Specific responsibilities would include:
- Day to day campaigning operations as directed
- Building a campaign team by increasing volunteers' involvement
- Delivery and distribution of campaign literature
- Organisation of Voter canvassing
- Inputting and updating data on Vote Source
- Assisting with Association fundraising events and event co-ordination when required
The successful applicants should be able to demonstrate that they are self-motivated, have a good eye for detail and possess the ability to produce high quality work against tight deadlines. They will have excellent verbal and written communication skills together with a strong work ethic and be able to work as part of the SBCF team.
Familiarity with Vote source is desirable, and successful applicants should have excellent command of Microsoft Office and IT skills. A driving licence is desirable as is also the ability to work flexible hours including weekends where required.
The role being advertised is a voluntary one. As such, there are no set hours and responsibilities and you should be free to come and go as you wish. If the post demands set hours and/or has a specific job description you may be deemed to be a ‘worker’ and be covered by National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage legislation. See http://www.w4mp.org/jobs-listings-events/jobs/
advertising-jobs-with-w4mp/volunteers/what-is-the-national-minimum-wage/ for more information about National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage.
Closing Date: 28 April 2017
Successful candidates should be available for interview and immediate start in the week commencing 1st May 2017. Some applicants may be invited to start sooner.
To apply, please send a CV and Covering Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.