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Work for Plaid Cymru

 Plaid Cymru Organiser for the Cardiff Area

This is a part-time post, for one working day of 7.5 hours per week. The successful candidate will be engaged on a self-employed basis, and will be located at the Party’s headquarters in Tŷ Gwynfor, Marine Chambers, Anson Court, Atlantic Wharf, Cardiff CF10 4AL. Remuneration will be £100 per working day.

The Organiser’s main role will be to provide a centralised service for Plaid Cymru in its Cardiff constituencies – through creating resources for the forthcoming Westminster campaigns there, keeping members in the capital city informed of activities, and helping to co-ordinate the work of members and volunteers in Cardiff during campaigning. The appointee will be managed by and responsible to the Plaid Cymru Cardiff Area Committee officers – namely the Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer – and employed by its Cardiff constituencies.

The initial contract of engagement will run to Friday 8 May 2015, so covering the period to the Westminster general election. The post will then be reviewed and, depending on performance and on the availability of funds, the contract may be extended/renewed beyond that date for the subsequent National Assembly and local authority campaigns.

To apply for this post send your CV and a covering letter to Heulwen Jones, Cardiff Area Committee Secretary, at heulwen@btinternet.com. If you wish to discuss the post further, please contact Heulwen on 07779 360614, or Stephen Thomas on 07767 214357.

The closing date for applications is 5 p.m. on Friday 31 October 2014. Interviews will take place in early November. 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Organiser will provide support and co-ordination for campaigning activity in Plaid Cymru’s Cardiff constituencies by:

·         Informing Plaid Cymru members of activities - through Nation Builder, Facebook, Twitter, the Deffro newsletter and other means

·         Designing and producing written campaign materials

·         Organising telephone canvassing rotas to be undertaken by volunteer activists from the constituencies

·         Co-ordinating activities such as Voter ID and canvassing with the candidates and their campaign managers in the constituencies

·         Other reasonable duties, agreed by Area Committee officers following candidate(s’) requests

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Essential

·         Good oral and written communication skills

·         Proven competence in the use of a range of Information Technology

·         Experience of producing campaign materials and of political campaigning

·         Ability to work on one’s own initiative and to organise teams of volunteer activists

·         Membership of Plaid Cymru

Desirable

·         Ability to speak and write Welsh



Voluntary work experience

This in an opportunity to volunteer and gain experience working with Plaid Cymru. For more information contact heleddbrooks-jones@plaidcymru.org