Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

Branch Contact


Branch Contact Role Description

- This role description is only a guideline and each branch may require something slightly different. CAMRA kernow have combined this role with that of Press Officer.

Purpose of the Role

- To act as the main Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) contact for the Branch.

Key Activities

- The Branch Contact is likely to receive all correspondence from within CAMRA and should ensure his/her details are correct in What's Brewing. 

- To act as liaison between CAMRA centrally and members of the Branch Committee disseminating correspondence as and when required.

- To highlight to the Branch Chairman and the Committee any actions required or information that they need to aware of.

- To keep a correspondence file that can be accessed by other committee members.

Code of Conduct

- To refrain from putting forward any personal points of view in a public forum that is against CAMRA's policy or might bring the Campaign into disrepute.

- Time commitment

- This will depend on the size of the branch and how often it is contacted. Circa two hours a month is probably about average.

- Attendance at local Branch meetings is useful. 


- Good writing skills

- Good interpersonal skills

- Access to a computer and the internet


- Advice and guidance is available from Branch committee members and where, appropriate, people who have previously held the post.

- The CAMRA main website and the Branch website are also useful sources of information, as is the Branch pubs database if one exists.

Other Notes

- This role is often combined with another one on the Branch Committee. Branch Secretary is a typical one.