Campaign Manager - Sheffield

Sheffield Green Party is recruiting a Campaign Manager to develop, oversee and deliver our campaign plan for the May 2021 local elections. Sheffield Green Party is aiming to elect 6 councillors to gain 5 seats, increase the council group from 8 to 13 and end the Labour majority to create a “No Overall Control” council.  Our campaign will also support a citywide referendum vote to end the Cabinet governance system

Principal responsibilities of the Campaign Manager:

  • Work with the Elections Coordinator to help create, manage and deliver the election plan to win 6 target seats. 

  • Develop strong relationships with key activists, ward organisers and Councillors and empower them to achieve their goals. 

  • Focus on marginal wards to use resources from across the city to win all 6 target seats. 

  • Oversee and direct media activities to promote the work of Sheffield Green Councillors and candidates. 

  • Work with the Councillor group, ward groups, candidates and media team to make Sheffield Green Party press and social media delivery consistent and effective during the election campaign, linking the council election and referendum, and in any balance of power negotiations. 

  • Carry out any other reasonable tasks commensurate with the role

Before completing your application, please read through the full role description and person specification which can also be found on the green party's website, here.

Hours: 26 - 30 hours per week, with the potential for increased hours in the weeks prior to the election.

Term: Fixed term to 28 May 2021

Responsible to: Field Organiser

Salary: Points 6 to 12 on the Green Party pay scales (£23,853 to £26,862 pro rata) 

Interview date: Monday 30th November

Start date: As soon as possible

Reminder: before completing your application, please read through the full role description and person specification which can also be found on the green party's website, here.

Role posted - 2020-11-06T13:41:42Z 1:41pm, 6th Nov 2020 GMT