SA - Party Director

Closing Date

Wednesday, June,08 2022 - 05:00 pm

Applications are now being called for the position of Party Director, Greens SA.

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity. The Party Director plays a key role in the party, overseeing our day-to-day operations and working closely with office-bearers, MPs, the national Greens and external partners to implement strategies to build the Party and advance our electoral success.

EMPLOYMENT ARRANGEMENTS

Classification: Level 6, Step 1 of the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award (currently $92,703.52 per annum)

Status: Full-time fixed term 2 year contract, extendible subject to satisfactory performance

Dates: starting ASAP (to be negotiated)

Location: Greens SA, 7/291 Angas Street, Adelaide SA 5000

Reporting to: The Greens SA Coordinating Group

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • In consultation with the state office bearers, implement the strategic and operational plans of the Party 
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the SA Greens, including the appointment and management of office staff and volunteers, & ensuring a safe workplace.
  • Implement strategies for recruiting and retaining party members, supporters and volunteers, and building community engagement 
  • Provide professional advice and executive support to the party's decision-making bodies, including Coordinating Group, State Council and the Policy and Campaigning Council 
  • Ensure the party complies with all relevant legislative and regulatory obligations 
  • Liaise with the offices of the SA Greens' elected members and state and national Green parties 
  • Other duties as required

selection criteria

  • Demonstrated commitment to the policies, values and political objectives of the Australian Greens 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with strategic and operational plans, and a capacity to prioritise competing demands
  • A proven capacity to develop, understand and work within budgets 
  • Good knowledge of party processes and procedures 
  • High level verbal and written communication skills 
  • Excellent people management skills 
  • Ability to deal professionally with party officials, representatives and staff at local, state and national levels 
  • Strong facilitation skills 
  • Ability to represent the party publicly as required
  • Experience managing field campaigns is desirable

APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply, please email the Greens SA State Secretary at state.secretary@sa.greens.org.au with the subject line Party Director Application, and attaching your resume, and a document addressing the selection criteria.

Applications must be received by 5pm June 8th 2022.

The Greens SA 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. We welcome people with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply for all our roles.

SA - Party Director