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Reference: 72839

Date Added: 24 September 2019
Closing Date: 10 October 2019

Job Title: Campaign Manager (3 month contract)

Working For: Liberal Democrats

Location: London

Salary: £20,000-£25,000 pro rata (both part time and full time roles considered)

Job Details

It’s an exciting time for the Liberal Democrats. Over the last few months, we have seen a large upsurge in our membership and an incredible win in the European elections in May 2019. With a General Election imminent, we are recruiting Constituency Campaign Managers to manage elections in seats across South West London.

We are seeking enthusiastic and self-motivated people who can manage a team of volunteers and build the Liberal Democrat campaigning capacity.

We are recruiting for a 3 month, fixed term contract on the basis of an election taking place this Autumn, with a possibility for extension depending on the political circumstances.

We are currently recruiting for the following seats:

  • Battersea
  • Chelsea and Fulham
  • Kensington
  • Putney

Please indicate in your application if you have a preference for a particular constituency, or are happy to be considered for all roles.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating a constituency campaign plan.
  • Working with the candidate and agent to recruit, develop and manage members and helpers and maintain a members and helpers database.
  • Supporting fundraising and assisting with events.
  • Co-ordinating campaigning events, activities and communication with members.
  • Organising and promoting relevant training for activists in campaigning techniques.

Person Specification:

The following criteria are considered essential:

  • Highly organised.
  • Experience of coordinating a diverse range of activities.
  • Strong oral communication and interpersonal skills to be able to communicate effectively with colleagues, members, volunteers and external organisations.
  • An ability to engage proactively with volunteers in a confident manner, in order to persuade them to participate in campaigning activities.
  • Excellent written communication skills with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision, self-motivating and to manage your own workload.
  • Familiarity with current issues within UK politics and sympathetic to the values and principles of the Liberal Democrats.

The following criteria are considered desirable:

  • Local knowledge of the constituency or constituencies you are applying for
  • Experience of delivering effective Liberal Democrat campaigns.

Closing Date: 10 October 2019

Interview/Start Dates

We will be interviewing on an ongoing basis with the aim of recruiting people as soon as possible. Ability to start straight away is a definite plus.

Application Details

To apply for the role please send a CV and covering letter describing your suitability to hr@libdems.org.uk

The three local parties covering the constituencies are:

www.wandsworthlibdems.org.uk

www.hflibdems.org.uk

www.kclibdems.org.uk

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

Additional Notes

25th September 2019 - The closing date has been changed from 01 Nov 2019 to 10 Oct 2019. The email address for applications has been updated.