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Lead Organiser - Federal Election Campaign

Tasmanian Greens

The Position

The Lead Organiser will work with the Campaign Manager to provide day-to-day support to the candidates and volunteers to achieve our field campaign goals for the Federal Election.

Working closely with the campaign team, the Lead Organiser will be instrumental in meeting the campaign’s voter contact goals by supporting and training candidates and volunteers to have thousands of persuasive conversations with Tasmanian voters. This will include door knocking, telephone contact, and connecting with voters through public events.

As part of the Tasmanian Greens commitment to staff, volunteer and candidate wellbeing, the Lead Organiser is responsible for leading a positive tone and culture for the campaign and is sensitive to the physical and mental wellbeing of staff, volunteers and candidates.

The Federal Election will be held between November 2021 and May 2022.

The position is based in the Tasmanian Greens office in Hobart. Intrastate travel, after hours and weekend work will be required.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Co-develop and oversee the execution of the field campaign strategy
  • Plan and organise events, launches, training sessions, candidate briefings and other campaign activities
  • Support volunteer local organisers to campaign and use systems to run voter contact and volunteer recruitment campaigns
  • Ensure local teams have the training, support and resources needed to perform their roles in a safe, timely, high quality and effective manner that is consistent with the campaign plan

Selection Criteria

  • Proven experience in organising and field campaigning
  • Demonstrated experience in recruiting, training and managing volunteers and supporting them to take on leadership roles
  • Strong leadership and persuasive communication skills
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure, be sensitive to others needs in a high pressure environment, and maintain good self-care
  • Strong political acumen and commitment to Greens principles

For a confidential discussion about this position, please contact the Party Manager, Debra Rees partymanager@tas.greens.org.au using the subject line: Lead Organiser - Federal Election Campaign enquiry via EthicalJobs or 03 6234 2721

A position description is attached.

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