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Reference: 90744

Date Added: 4 November 2023
Closing Date: 27 November 2023

Job Title: Conservative Association Coordinator

Working For: South Norfolk and Waveney Valley Conservatives

Location: Norfolk/Suffolk

Salary: To be discussed on a self employed basis

Length of Contract: 1 year to start

Job Details

The South Norfolk Association and Waveney Valley Association have come together recently to form a new Conservative Federation. It is a volunteer-run Political Association led by the Officer team. The Officers are supported by an Executive Council whose members are made up of the two areas. The main role of the Association comes in the form of fund-raising, campaigning, and the selection of candidates to compete in local and parliamentary elections.

The Federation is looking for a calm and capable individual who will keep a hold on the day to day administration of the membership and associated queries. The candidate will need to be very sympathetic to the values of the Conservative Party, and a good knowledge of the towns and villages across the Federation would be helpful.

This role has ebbs and flows through the year but is based on around 3 days per week. We are entering a critical period in the run up to a General Election and must ensure our two excellent parliamentary candidates are elected. The role will require work on some Saturdays.

The role can be carried out partly remote/wfh and partly from the Federation Office premises (location of which is about to be ratified)

The main roles are:

checking on compliance with Conservative rules 

updating membership on the Vote Source Membership system 

sending out newsletters via MailChimp

help promote events

organise the Officer and Executive meetings and the AGM - prepare,take and circulate the actions after each meeting

Working with the election agent on the organisation of elections - District, County or General. In particular, the compilation of the leaflets. Campaigning in person. Organising Action Days. Help with recording the expenses.

help organise the selection and approval process for the upcoming elections

managing incoming emails

managing incoming telephone queries

and other items as requested by the Chairman and the other Officers

Closing Date: 27 November 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Interview end of November. The start date would be 1st December for a handover with the current position holder.

Application Details

Send your CV with a covering letter to the Association Chairman, Mike Melling at chairman@snwvca.org.uk

Website: https://snwvca.org.uk/

Additional Notes