Field Campaigner - the Greens (WA)

Closing Date

Tuesday, September,28 2021 - 11:00 pm

 We are looking for a passionate, organised, and experienced campaigner to join The Greens (WA) campaign team as our Field Campaigner. This role will work with the Field Director to provide day-to-day support to the 15 lower house candidates, including our key seats and future winnable seat, to achieve our field goals and overall goals for our Federal Election. 

The Field Campaigner will grow our volunteer movement and be instrumental in campaign teams achieving their voter contact goals. They will be the first point of contact for all campaign teams and new volunteers. This is an exciting role for a passionate and driven campaigner who wants to grow our Green movement.

Responsibilities of the role include: 

● Help teams achieve their voter contact goals and targets 

● Support teams through delivering training 

● Support communication between campaign teams and GWA, including regular check ins and meeting with campaign teams 

● Offer technical and administrative support to campaign teams 

● Work with the Greens (WA) team to coordinate Greens (WA) events, including fundraisers 

More information is available in the attached PDF. 

Selection criteria: 

Essential: 

● Understanding of and commitment to The Greens (WA) principles, policies and an understanding of the Western Australian political landscape. 

● Experience campaigning with a political party or advocacy organisation. You’ll have a strong understanding of how to work with people and teams in a campaign environment. 

● Experience in leading a team of staff or volunteers, including the ability to deliver training, develop volunteer skills, inspire and bring out the best in each individual team member. 

● Strong organisational skills, the ability to manage people and logistics to meet tight deadlines, and the ability to work in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment. 

● Strong communication skills. You’ll have demonstrated experience in strong verbal communication within a team environment. 

● Ability to multitask, create and achieve goals, meet deadlines and creatively solve problems that arise. 

The following would also be desirable: 

● Experience delivering the following field campaign tactics; door-knocking, phone-banking and community events. 

● Experience using a CRM system or similar in your work or volunteering role. 

Application process:

Please direct any questions to the Field Director on lily.newburyfreeman@wa.greens.org.au.

Please email your resume, a covering letter addressing the selection criteria (maximum of three pages), and the details of two referees to Liberty Cramer at director@wa.greens.org.au. Please submit your resume and covering letter in the same file, saved as a PDF. Please name the file “Your Name - Field Campaigner Application” Applications should be received by 9 pm (WST) Tuesday 28th September 2021.

The Greens are an equal opportunity employer, which means we strongly encourage any interested and qualified parties to apply – we don’t discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability. 

Conditions: 

The role is covered by The Greens (WA) Agreement 2020. The Greens (WA) office is in Perth, with flexible work arrangements.

Hours of Work: 1.0 FTE 

Start Date: From October 2021 

Contract end date: One week after the next Federal Election 

Superannuation: 10% to the scheme of your choice. 

Classification/Salary: Project Support 1 ($69,828.21 at 1 July 2021) 

Employment Status: Contract position. 

Line Manager: The Greens (WA) Field Director

More information is available in the attached PDF.