Date Added: 13 March 2017
: 27 March 2017
Job Title: Campaign Intern (voluntary)
Working For: Richmond (Yorks) Conservative Association
Location: Northallerton, North Yorkshire
The Richmond (Yorks) Conservative Association is looking to recruit a volunteer intern to work in the Campaign Office during the coming months. The successful applicant will gain first hand experience in a busy Campaign Centre and undertake a variety of tasks to support the team. This role would be ideally suited to a student or recent graduate. The successful applicant will gain an insight into the production of campaign materials, the function and organisation of election campaigns, the management and organisation of volunteers and activists and much more. The successful candidate will also gain experience of working in a busy environment, with numerous deadlines and fast changing priorities. This position will provide an excellent opportunity for candidates to enhance their CVs and attain a varied and valuable political office based experience.
The specific tasks to be undertaken will vary; they may include, but not be limited to:
-Production of campaign materials
-Literature distribution, canvassing and other campaign activities
-Liaising with Councillors and administration tasks
-Other tasks to support the work of the campaign teams
As such the ideal candidate will:
-Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Be self motivated
-Have excellent attention to detail
-Be IT Literate
-Have knowledge of, and sympathy for, the aims and policies of the Conservative Party
Closing Date: 27 March 2017
Start dates to be negotiated. We are likely to appoint before the closing date.
Please send a CV and covering letter for the attention of Matthew Vickers to firstname.lastname@example.org.