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Reference: 62930

Date Added: 6 October 2017
Closing Date: 27 October 2017

Job Title: Part-time Campaign Manager

Working For: Priti Patel MP (Witham) & Witham Conservatives

Location: Witham, Essex

Salary: Competitive and based on experience

Job Details

Rt Hon Priti Patel MP and Witham Conservative Association seek an experienced, dynamic and forward thinking campaign manager to plan, manage and execute constituency campaigning across the Witham Constituency.

The role is initially part time with a view to becoming full time. The candidate should have a good work ethic and experience of running campaigns in a political or public/private sector organisation.

Key skills required

  • Ability to organise a volunteer based organisation and campaigns
  • Excellent organisational skills and an ability to prioritise
  • First class written communication skills
  • A firm grasp and understanding of Social Media
  • An ability to devise and create press releases/stories/campaigns
  • Ability to work with and lead team of volunteers
  • Solid experience and track record of working with external providers (creative and design agencies/organisations, printers etc)
  • Knowledge of UK electoral law
  • Full UK Drivers Licence
  • Key responsibilities include supporting MP on constituency activities/tours
  • Planning a comprehensive programme of political campaigning based on an understanding of the diverse communities and areas within the Witham Constituency
  • Coordinating local/national elections
  • Voter contact operations
  • Volunteer recruitment
  • Devising, managing and processing volunteer door-to-door canvassing
  • Managing postal vote recruitment and Get Out The Vote campaigns
  • Motivating people to vote
  • Organising political meetings and events
  • Executing Election Day operations

Closing Date: 27 October 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will commence as and when suitable candidates apply and appointment may be made before the closing date.

Application Details

Please send a covering letter and CV to Cllr Mark Durham, Chairman, Witham Conservatives by emailing mfldurham@gmail.com.
For more information please call Cllr Durham on 07850 967239.

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

Additional Notes