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Reference: 90814

Date Added: 14 November 2023
Closing Date: 11 December 2023

Job Title: Campaign Manager

Working For: Somerton & Frome Liberal Democrats

Location: Sparkford, Somerset

Salary: £27,000-£33,000

Length of Contract: Fixed term until next General Election + 2 months

Job Details

Following Sarah Dyke’s spectacular by-election win in the recent Somerton & Frome by-election, the local Lib Dems are looking for a Campaign Manager to drive our campaigning operation and help Sarah fight for our corner of Somerset and lead our campaign in Glastonbury & Somerton.

With a General Election potentially 6 months away, this will be an exciting, fast-paced role - with the opportunity to really change things. You will work to grow, manage and inspire our team of local volunteers, building on the recent by-election campaign. Working with the LDHQ Campaigns Manager, you will lead production on all our printed literature, ensuring it works hand-in-hand with our digital campaigning.


  • Take overall responsibility for delivering the constituency campaign plan, as agreed between the LDHQ Campaigns Manager, the MP/PPC and the local Lib Dem party
  • Building campaigning and organisational capacity – including recruiting members, donors, deliverers and poster sites

  • Building and managing a team of constituency volunteers who oversee all aspects of capacity building and campaigning
  • Designing and delivering an ongoing programme of doorstep communication with voters
Assisting with the design, production, print, and coordination of delivery of campaign literature
Maintaining relevant databases
  • Organising events
  • Maintaining and updating social media, website and other digital infrastructure
Supporting fundraising and assisting with fundraising campaigns and events as required
  • Attending relevant conferences, training and other meetings as required

Person specification

The following criteria are considered essential:

  • Exceptional personal organisation
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lead, mobilise and manage volunteers
Excellent written communication skills with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision, self-motivating and able to manage own workload
  • Familiarity with current issues within UK politics and sympathy with the values and principles of the Lib Dems

The following criteria are considered highly desirable:

  • Experience of delivering effective Liberal Democrat campaigns.
  • Experience of Liberal Democrat software and databases
Full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle

Closing Date: 11 December 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews: 14th /15th December 2023

Start date: ASAP

Application Details

To apply, send a covering letter and CV with referees, clearly outlining your suitability for the role against the person specification and job description, to george.tomlin@libdems.org.uk

Please indicate in your email any times you are unavailable for interview on 14th /15th December and whether or not you have a car and driving licence.

For an informal discussion about the position, email george.tomlin@libdems.org.uk who will arrange a time to speak on the phone.

Website: http://www.sarahdyke.uk

Additional Notes