Profession political party agent

Political party agents manage the administrative tasks of a political party, such as budget management, record keeping, writing of agendas, etc. They also ensure productive communication with governmental bodies, and with press and media.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Artistic

Knowledge

  • Political science

    The systems of government, the methodology concerning the analysis of political activity and behaviour, and the theory and practice of influencing people and acquiring governance.

  • Election law

    The regulations concerning the procedures during elections, such as voting regulations, campaign regulations, which procedures candidates must follow, how votes are counted, and other electoral procedures.

  • Budgetary principles

    Principles of estimating and planning of forecasts for business activity, compile regular budget and reports.

Skills

  • Advise on public relations

    Advise business or public organisations on public relations management and strategies in order to ensure efficient communication with target audiences, and proper conveying of information.

  • Liaise with politicians

    Liaise with officials fulfilling important political and legislative roles in governments in order to ensure productive communication and build relations.

  • Manage budgets

    Conduct cost estimates and budget planning. Monitor the budget, as well as costs and expenses. Forecast the budget development continuously. Report on the budget.

  • Perform public relations

    Perform public relations (PR) by managing the spread of information between an individual or an organisation and the public.

  • Maintain financial records

    Keep track of and finalise all formal documents representing the financial transactions of a business or project.

  • Analyse election procedures

    Analyse the proceedings during elections and campaigns in order to monitor the voting behaviour of the public, identify ways in which the election campaign can be improved for politicians, and to predict the election outcomes.

  • Maintain professional records

    Produce and maintain records of work performed.

Optional knowledge and skills

manage fundraising activities political campaigning communicate with media maintain relationships with government agencies brief volunteers ensure cross-department cooperation coordinate events scientific research methodology maintain operational communications present reports advise politicians on electoral procedures respond to enquiries develop media strategy fix meetings create campaign schedule help coordinate promotional activities manage volunteers

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