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Reference: 76529

Date Added: 18 November 2020
Closing Date: 5 December 2020

Job Title: Campaigns Organiser

Working For: Shropshire Liberal Democrats

Location: Shropshire

Salary: £20,400 pro-rata (6 month contract)

Job Details

The Shropshire Liberal Democrats have been one of the most resilient Lib Dem local parties over the past decade, and are the opposition on Shropshire Council with 12 Councillors. With local elections in May looming, we are looking to recruit a full-time Organiser, to ensure that we make the major gains we need to if we want to take control of Shropshire Council.

Our organiser needs to be driven, outgoing, organised, and willing to make the commitment during an election campaign to work in an intense environment. You will be working with our candidates to boost their profile through regular door to door literature, you’ll lead activists during canvassing sessions in our towns and villages in order to understand their issues and their voting intention. You will also take a lead on organising local party events and engaging members.

If this sounds like the role for you then please send a CV to the address below.

Essential requirements, qualifications, skills and abilities:

Qualifications
5 GCSEs (A*-C) or equivalent.

Experience:
Political campaigns experience preferred.
Good understanding of desktop publishing software e.g. PagePlus, Affinity Publisher.

Skills:
Good level of IT skills particularly around art-working literature.
Communicates effectively at all levels (excellent verbal and written skills).
Ability to build effective working relationships.
Is proactive/self-motivated and enthusiastic.
Willingness to work flexibly.
Politically sensitive and aware.
Ability to persuade and negotiate to get tasks completed.
Full driving licence preferred.
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Special conditions:
Will need to attend meetings/events outside of office hours as required.
Expected to work reasonable additional hours in line with the needs of the campaign.
Support with housing can be provided if necessary.

Closing Date: 5 December 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Interview will be arranged for mid December.
We may appoint before the closing date.
This is initially a six-month fixed term contract, starting on the 4th of January 2021

Application Details

To apply please submit a CV to alex.wagner@libdems.org.uk.

Website link: https://shrewsburylibdems.org/en/page/shropshire-organiser 

Website: http://shrewsburylibdems.org/

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