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CAMPAIGN VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

3 Positions: Campaign Manager, Volunteer Coordinator, Communications Coordinator
Organization: BC Greens
Campaign: Stephanie Hendy, Candidate, Kelowna-Lake Country-Coldstream


(1) Provincial Candidate Campaign Manager

Position: Provincial Candidate Campaign Manager
Organization: BC Greens
Campaign: Stephanie Hendy, Candidate, Kelowna-Lake Country-Coldstream
Location: Most of the work is remote however may be expected to appear at some events in person with the candidate, Vernon/ Kelowna/ North Okanagan BC

The Campaign Manager oversees all aspects of the campaign. They are the point person for all other campaign staff and work with the candidate to create a campaign plan. This position is a part-time volunteer role, ramping up to full time as we approach the provincial election date of October 19, 2024. A Campaign Manager works closely with the candidate and will work with the candidate's network of contacts, as well to help build relationships with the community. This person needs strong organizational skills and sound judgment.

The Campaign Manager works closely with the Financial Agent, Communications Coordinator, and the Volunteer Coordinator, each with their own roles supporting the candidate in running a successful campaign.

Focus & Tasks:

  • Ensuring that all team members have defined roles and are performing the roles entrusted to them; helping other team members whenever needed.
  • Overseeing the Candidate & Campaign's calendar of activities in order to best prioritize the Candidate's time and Campaign's resources
  • Making a list of the key people, organizations and events in the riding and making arrangements for the candidate to meet with them
  • Keeping track of local press contacts and keeping good relationships with local journalists and schedule interviews for the Candidate with the local press
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with journalists, editors, and media outlets. Act as the primary point of contact for all media inquiries, coordinating interviews, press conferences, and media briefings
  • Coordinate in-person and virtual events with the Volunteer Coordinator
  • Coordinating with Party Staff to ensure the campaign has the resources and training it needs to succeed
  • Ensuring all Elections BC rules are followed
  • Take pictures or videos of any speeches, activities or key moments for the campaign's communication efforts
  • Ensure that the candidate is provided with briefings and necessary materials for each event, meeting, or media appearance. This includes talking points, background information, and strategic advice to navigate political discussions effectively (liaising with the Communications Coordinator)
  • Approve and oversee all aspects of the campaign including:
    • Campaign Team: Roles & Management
    • Canvassing efforts
    • Budget and fundraising
    • Outgoing communications and messaging

Apply

Please include a resume, a short biography, and statement of intent (2 paragraphs) by email to team.hendy@bcgreens.ca , subject: "Campaign Manager Volunteer application" by July 14, 2024 at the latest. Please indicate you saw this at GoodWork.ca.


(2) VOLUNTEER POSITION

Position: Provincial Candidate Volunteer Coordinator
Organization: BC Greens
Campaign: Stephanie Hendy, Candidate, Kelowna-Lake Country-Coldstream
Location: North Okanagan preferred / occasional in-person events in Vernon and Kelowna, BC

The volunteer coordinator needs to work closely with all the other campaign team members to address their human resource needs.

This position is a part-time volunteer role, ramping up to full time as we approach the provincial election date of October 19, 2024.

This person needs to be able to assign people tasks they are capable of doing. All tasks should (directly or indirectly) help the campaign reach its target to win or be a stepping stone to a role that does. The party will provide training and guidance on how to use the member management software and other tools, to effectively organize and mobilize volunteers. A volunteer coordinator must be comfortable with computers in order to effectively use these systems.

Focus and Tasks

  • Calling the lists of local party volunteers and supporters about getting involved in the campaign
  • Delegating volunteers to call parties, door-to-door canvassing, in-person and virtual events
    • Training volunteers on how to participate in call parties and door-to-door canvassing
    • Work closely with the Campaign Manager to ensure that priority polls are canvassed first and as often as necessary
  • Ongoing follow-up with volunteers to advise of upcoming engagement activities
  • Keeping your campaign's Volunteer Tracking Sheet template up to date
  • Ensuring all your volunteers sign the Volunteer Agreement & Waiver
  • Ensuring all volunteers who handle data or personal information receive Privacy Training
  • Keeping all Volunteers╩╝ information up to date in the member management software
  • Constantly recruiting volunteers by contacting members in the district, as well as following up on information provided from events, mainstreeting, and telephone and door-to-door canvasses

Please include a resume and short biography and statement of intent (2 paragraphs) by email to team.hendy@bcgreens.ca , subject: "Volunteer Coordinator Volunteer application" by July 14, 2024 at the latest. Please indicate you saw this at GoodWork.ca.


(3) VOLUNTEER POSITION

Position: Provincial Candidate Communications Coordinator
Organization: BC Greens
Campaign: Stephanie Hendy, Candidate, Kelowna-Lake Country-Coldstream
Location: North Okanagan BC preferred (the role is almost exclusively remote though may be asked to appear at a few events with the core campaign team)

The Communications Coordinator will work closely with the Campaign Manager and Candidate to develop the key messages, campaign narrative and communication plan to get the Candidate's message out to voters. The campaign message should address local issues, and highlight the party platform planks most relevant in the riding.

This position is a part-time volunteer role, ramping up to full time as we approach the provincial election date of October 19, 2024.

The Communications Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the campaign's communication strategies. This role involves developing and implementing communication plans that effectively convey the campaign's messages, values, and narrative to various audiences, including voters, volunteers, donors and other interested people.

Focus and Tasks:

  • Strategic Communication Planning: Develop and execute comprehensive communication strategies that support the campaign's objective of identifying Green voters, enhancing the candidate's reputation, and ensuring consistency in messaging across all platforms and mediums.
  • Media Relations: Serve as a primary contact for the media. Build and maintain positive relationships with journalists and media outlets to promote the Candidate. Oversee the creation of press releases, media briefings, and public statements.
    • Craft clear, consistent messages for the public and the media on behalf of the candidate. Prepare press releases, speeches, briefing materials, and statements that align with the campaign's objectives and messaging strategy
    • Work with the Campaign Manager to plan and execute press events, including press conferences, interviews, and media briefings. Ensure that logistics are handled smoothly and that the events serve the organization's communication goals.
  • Brand Management: Ensure that all external and internal communications reinforce the Candidate's narrative, key messages and BC Green values. Ensure all communications adhere to BC Green branding and communication policies.
  • Crisis Communication: Work with the party, Campaign Manager and Candidate when potential crises arise, to develop and implement a crisis response plan that minimizes damage to the party and the Candidate.
  • Team Leadership and Management: Oversee the communications team, setting goals, and timelines, managing projects, and guiding message development. Ensure the team's activities align with the overall campaign strategy.
  • Internal Communications: Develop strategies and channels for effective internal communication to ensure staff and volunteers are informed, engaged, and aligned with the campaign's goals and messages.
  • Content Strategy: Oversee the creation and distribution of engaging, high-quality content across various platforms, including websites, social media, and newsletters, as well as verbal communication at the door and on the phone.
  • Interested Persons’ Engagement: Develop communication initiatives to target voters and inform key people, including voters, donors, volunteers, and community leaders.
  • Measurement and Analysis: Implement tools and processes to measure the effectiveness of communication strategies, gathering insights to refine and improve future efforts.
  • Social Media Management: Oversee or directly manage the candidate's presence on social media, ensuring that messages are consistent with other public communications and that engagement with the audience is effective and positive.

Please include a resume and short biography and statement of intent (2 paragraphs) by email to team.hendy@bcgreens.ca , subject: "Communications Coordinator Volunteer application" by July 14, 2024 at the latest. Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.ca.


 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jun 21 2024    ID: 71447