Field Organizer in Midwest race

  • Full Time
  • Midwest

First-time congressional candidate, with a common-sense Midwestern progressive platform, is seeking to hire two politically minded Field Organizers.

Direct Report: Field Director

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, train, and retain volunteers
  • Manage volunteers for canvassing, phone banking, peer-to-peer texting
  • Maintain and upload data
  • Organize local outreach strategies to influence voter engagement
  • Work in close proximity with the Field Director to plan and execute metric goals in urban and suburban areas
  • Report on campaign outreach progress to Field Director
  • Disseminate campaign materials such as brochures, flyers, and notices via Door-to-Door contact
  • Facilitate GOTV program via door-to-door, phone, and social media outlets
  • Coordinate voter registration events, specifically in areas with high numbers of unregistered voters
  • Attend allocated events and functions throughout the congressional district

Experience & Requirements:

  • Energetic team participant, good communication skills, and extensive knowledge of politics
  • Reliable means of transportation, communications device, and ownership of (or willingness to purchase) a personal laptop
  • Reside with-in or willingness to relocate to congressional district
  • Experience using Microsoft Office suite and Google Drive
  • Work irregular hours, multi-task, and meet strenuous deadlines
  • Design metric goals with direct reports with ability to follow through
  • Build a rapport with volunteers and voters in urban regions

Preferred:

  • Intersectional perspectives are always valued
  • Experience navigating VAN
  • Bi-Lingual
  • Team management experience

  • One cycle of Field Organizer experience

OR

  • Two years of Grassroots Consultant or Direct Perspective experience

Application Details:

  • Salary commensurate with experience
    • We are a progressive campaign and pay staff a living wage
  • Healthcare benefits provided; supporter housing can be made available
  • Earliest start date possible will be 9/1/19
    • Applications accepted on a rolling basis until the positions are filled
  • Please send resume and three references in PDF format to: MWDemJobs@gmail.com
    • Feel free to include a supplemental Cover Letter
  • Please make “Field Organizer – Your Name” the subject of the e-mail

To apply for this job email your details to MWDemJobs@gmail.com