Cumbria Conservative Association Campaign Manager

Cumbria Conservative Association Campaign Manager


The Conservative Party is seeking to appoint a number of Campaign Managers to be based throughout England and Wales. The CCA Campaign Manager will work with a number of Campaign Managers, who will operate at constituency level across Cumbria. The CCA Campaign Manager will report to the Chair of the CCA. It is planned that several Campaign Manager posts will shortly be established in Cumbria and an initial task will be to coordinate the recruitment of these staff. 

A successful CCA Campaign Manager will be a credible and energetic leader, capable of planning ahead and distributing workload effectively, who is enthusiastic and ambitious and who thrives on a wide-range of competing challenges. Political and campaigning priorities can change quickly, so working hours will of necessity be varied and flexible. This is a “rolling-up-the-sleeves”, do whatever needs to be done, frontline campaigning role.

The varied role of the CCA Campaign Manager in Cumbria includes the following:

  • Coordinating cross-constituency activity in concert with the CCA Chair and Officers
  • Supporting the cross-constituency activity and planning of the CCA Executive
  • Liaising closely with the Senior Area Campaign Managers in the region
  • Supporting campaign activity at District, County and General Election levels
  • Recruiting volunteers and building campaign teams
  • Driving an on-going voter contact programme, including phoning and door-to-door canvassing
  • Organising high-profile political meetings and social and fundraising events
  • Co-ordinating a comprehensive fundraising programme
  • Producing local Party literature and building a delivery network
  • Maintaining and expanding a presence on multiple social media platforms
  • Executing a full ‘get out the vote’ operation on polling day

The CCA Campaign Manager must:

  • Be a strong leader, capable of motivating staff and volunteers and delivering a coherent, professional team effort
  • Be resilient and determined and able to drive up energy levels at crucial election times
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Be able to work as part of the wider Cumbria-wide team 

How to apply: 

If you have the skills required to succeed in this role, please download our application form here. Please submit this to or send to HR at CCHQ, 4 Matthew Parker Street, London, SW1H 9HQ, by Friday 30th March 2018.  



Please note that, due to the large number of applications we receive, we are not able to acknowledge receipt of all applications.  If you have not heard from us by Friday 6th April 2018 please assume that, regrettably, your application has been unsuccessful this time.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We value diversity and appoint on merit.

Closing Date:
29 Mar 2018