Date Added:  17 May 2019

Closing Date: 24 June 2019 (noon)

Job Title: Campaign Organiser (1 year fixed term)

Working For: Weaver Vale CLP

Location: Weaver Vale

Salary: £14,757.79   (3 days a week. Details to be discussed on appointment, but regular availability on a Friday is desirable) with an additional Fixed Sum Allowance of £636.00 plus Car Allowance and Pension.

 

Job Details

The Campaign Organiser will be responsible for co-ordinating and resourcing campaign activity across Weaver Vale utilising Labour Party materials and maximising the number of members & supporters who volunteer to ensure the election of Labour Party candidates.

 

The role will include some evening and weekend work as these can be the best times for campaigning and volunteer availability. Based in the constituency.

 

Specific Responsibilities:

Your work will be supported by the MP, CLP EC, and Labour Party Regional Office.

    To lead and organise campaigning activity in partnership with MPs Office, CLP, and relevant Labour Group campaign colleagues, with input from Regional Office.

    Create a campaign plan that identifies activity at least 3 months ahead.

    To motivate and organise the members in preparation of elections

    To identify, develop and support campaign leaders within each ward.

    This will involve regular meetings, member phone banks and agreeing targets with leaders for ward activity.

    To create and deliver a schedule of training to members

    To work with the MPs Office, Treasurer and CLP to develop local fundraising

    To ensure all campaign administration is organised and inputted

    Demonstrate growth in membership and membership activity in the constituency.

    To report on the level of activity, organisation and the effective operation of Party rules each month.

 

Person Specification

Essential

    Knowledge of and sympathy with the Labour Party’s aims, achievements and policies

    Experience of campaigning

    IT (Microsoft office) and databases

    Social Media – Facebook pages & analytics, Instagram, web, etc Ability to present information to others

    Ability to lead and be part of teams

    Work on own initiative

Desirable

    Understanding & experience of working with political volunteers Experience of leading teams of volunteers

    Experience of managing conflict of deadlines and political positions

    Experience of Labour Party systems and platforms

    Experience of fundraising

    Current full driving licence

 

Closing Date: 28 May 2019 at 12 noon

Interview/Start Dates: Interviews tbc week commencing 3 June

Start date ASAP.

 

Application Details

The Labour Party values equality and diversity, and welcomes applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

 

Applicants should send a CV (no more than 2 pages of A4) and covering letter (no more than one page of A4) to mike.amesbury.mp@parliament.uk

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