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The Stroud District Green Party is recruiting an Elections Coordinator

Stroud District Green Party (SDGP) is recruiting an Election Coordinator to work as a self-employed contractor until end May 2021.

The Elections Coordinator will lead the delivery of the approved Stroud District local election strategy and budget. This will involve motivating and supporting a team of volunteer activists and candidates. The Election coordinator will receive advice and managerial support from the SDGP Coordinators and the SDGP Coordination Committee.

Main tasks will include:

  • Motivate, manage and monitor the work of the election delivery volunteer team.
  • Support the target ward campaign managers and candidates with advice, training and monitoring of progress (alerting the Coordination Committee if additional resources are needed in a Stroud District ward or a Gloucestershire County division).
  • Ensure that the correct processes are being followed in the quality assurance of leaflets and other communication materials.
  • Report progress and any concerns to the SDGP coordinators and Coordination Committee on a regular basis.
  • Coordinate with and receive additional support as required from the Green Party of England and Wales Regional Field Organiser.
  • Participate in recruiting additional candidates as required.

Essential skills

  • Able to plan own work load and effectively plan ahead.
  • Enthusiastic commitment to the implementation of the SDGP’s 2021 campaign strategy.
  • Able to organise meetings and events, including online meetings and training sessions.
  • Competently use a computer, including e-mail, word, spreadsheets, filing, and Green Party communication platforms (briefing on specific platforms can be provided).
  • Able to motivate, support and monitor the election volunteers and wider party members, including candidates, campaign managers and Party officers.
  • Able to Identify and meet needs and opportunities for successful electoral campaigning.
  • Must be a member of the Green Party or willing to join upon appointment to the position.

The Coordinator will work part-time in a self-employed capacity. It is envisaged that the workload will vary from week to week, but that the post-holder will initially work an average of 5 hours per week going up to 10 hours per week from mid-February till mid-May 2021 at £20/hr. The contract will involve evening and weekend work. The post will be line managed by the SDGP co-coordinators.

To apply please send:

  • a CV,
  • a covering e-mail explaining why you want the job and are a strong candidate, and
  • contact details for 2 referees to by 3rd August 2020.

If you would like an informal chat about the post before you apply please let us know by email to

Interviews will be held via Zoom during the week beginning 10th August 2020.