Date Added: 11 December 2021
: 21 January 2022
Job Title: Campaign and Office Manager
Working For: Bromsgrove Conservative Association
Location: Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, West Midlands
Salary: Between £25,000 and £30,000 depending on experience
Length of Contract: Permanent
Bromsgrove Conservative Association is seeking to appoint a proactive and hardworking Campaign and Office Manager in the run up to the May 2023 Bromsgrove District Council elections where all 31 wards will be contested. The position would suit a highly motivated individual who can work independently under the supervision of the officer’s team. The association has an excellent record in contesting elections. BCA retained control of the district council in May 2019 with no net loss of seats when over 1000 conservative councillors lost their seats nationally. We increased the majority of our Member of Parliament, Sajid Javid, to over 23,000 at the 2019 general election. Most recently we increased our number of Worcestershire County Councillors to 7 out of 9 at the 2021 County Council elections compared to 5 out of 9 in 2017.
Communications including social media
Plan and execute Election Campaigns, ensuring legal compliance at all times
Arrange and attend council group, executive council and branch meetings (this may include some minute taking).
SKILLS AND COMPETENCES NEEDED
Campaign Management – successful planning and execution.
Motivation – the ability to lead and motivate volunteers. Excellent IT skills – use of MS Office, Vote Source etc
Office Management – team working with key staff and volunteers.
Communications – ability to communicate clearly and effectively with politicians of all levels, members, volunteers and association officers.
Effective - under the supervision of the officer’s team the campaign manager will need to function independently, manage their own workload and work to tight deadlines
Literature production – the ability to produce and proof large volumes of literature over a short time period, with attention to detail, on schedule.
Previous experience as a constituency campaign manager is desirable but not essential.
Being educated to degree level is desirable but not essential.
The Campaign Manager is required to live within forty-minutes of the constituency.
The Campaign Manager must possess a driving license and be prepared to use their own vehicle for work.
Time management – this is not a 9-5 position and will require an amount of evening and weekend working.
Closing Date: 21 January 2022
Interviews to be held in February 2022 with a provisional start date of April or May 2022
Applicants should submit a 1 page covering letter including details of their relevant experience, training, knowledge and skills to show they meet the person specification for this role. The covering letter and a CV (max 5 pages) should be emailed to Nick White, Deputy Chairman (Political) of Bromsgrove Conservative Association at the email address below. Informal enquiries, prior to submitting an application, are welcome. Email: email@example.com