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Reference: 63270

Date Added: 31 October 2017
Closing Date: 1 December 2017

Job Title: Campaign Manager

Working For: Richard Harrington MP (Watford) & Watford Conservatives

Location: Watford

Salary: £24,000 - £30,000 based on experience

Job Details

Richard Harrington MP and Watford Conservatives are seeking a dynamic and experienced campaign manager to plan and manage constituency campaigning in Watford. The candidate should have experience of at least two years of work and further experience of running campaigns or projects in a political or third sector role.

Key skills required

  • Facility to organise a volunteer based campaign organisation
  • Good organisational skills and an ability to prioritise
  • A proven track record of written communication to the public
  • A solid aptitude on Social Media – Facebook and Twitter
  • An ability to ‘spot’ a story and publicise it in the local press
  • ‘Human politics’ skills – getting along with a wide variety of groups and characters
  • Experience of working with Adobe Imaging Suite (InDesign etc)

Key responsibilities include:

  • Planning a comprehensive programme of political campaigning
  • Coordinating of Mayoral and local elections for 2018
  • Voter contact operations
  • Volunteer recruitment
  • Managing volunteer door-to-door canvassing
  • Managing postal vote recruitment and Get Out The Vote campaigns
  • Motivating people to vote and volunteer
  • Organising political meetings and events
  • Executing Election Day operations

Additional campaign manager training will be available through CCHQ.

Closing Date: 1 December 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place as suitable candidates apply and an appointment may be made prior to closing date.
The successful applicant should expect to start in December.

Application Details

Please send your CV and a one page covering letter to campaigns@watfordconservatives.org.uk with the subject heading ‘Campaign Manager Application’.
For more information please ring 01923 218804.

Website: http://richardharrington.org.uk

Additional Notes