Field Organizer Position

Organizer Position – Overview

The New Mexico Democratic Coordinated Campaign is seeking highly motivated, passionate and talented Organizers for our community based organizing program. This coordinated campaign will be working to elect Democrats up and down the ticket in 2020. We are looking for staff that can make commitments through November of 2020. Competitive pay and benefits.

Contact: Please email your resume as a PDF & three references with β€œNM Organizer” in the subject line to
admin@nmdemocrats.org

Role Overview

Organizers will be responsible for various tasks focused on community engagement, capacity building and hiring, training and staffing paid fellows. Organizers should be high energy, outgoing, enthusiastic, and willing to work long hours. Candidates with experience building coalitions among diverse groups of people and experience holding volunteers accountable are preferred. Organizers report directly to a Regional Organizing Director. All positions are currently remote and will be given at least 7 days notice before needing to relocate to New Mexico.

Tasks & Responsibilities

Including, but not limited to:
● Hire, coach and empower part-time paid fellows
● Recruit, train and manage volunteers and empower volunteer leaders
● Plan and manage voter registration events, organizing events, phone banks and canvasses virtually and in person
● Knock on doors, make phone calls, and send text messages daily
● Amplify message, recruit volunteers and create online communities using social media platforms
● Help create a program that reflects assigned organizing regions

Required Skills & Background

● Exceptionally well organized with the ability to meet strict deadlines
● Excellent written and verbal communication skills
● Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with people from different backgrounds to manage and supervise teams
● Disciplined and solution-oriented approach to all tasks
● Must have access to a vehicle, cell phone, computer and reliable internet
● Commitment to electing all Democrats on the ballot
● Self starter and able to work independently in a virtual environment

Preferred Background & Experience

● Previous campaign experience
● Proficiency with Votebuilder/VAN

Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.

Your contribution will be used in connection with federal elections. Federal law requires us to use our best efforts to collect and report the names, mailing addresses, occupation and name of employer of the individuals whose contributions exceed $200 per calendar year. Contributions are not tax deductible for state and federal income tax purposes.

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