Regional Field Directors – Northern Virginia & Richmond area

Job Type

Full Time
Temporary

Published

10/04/2018

Address

Alexandria
Virginia
United States

Description

Regional Field Directors  Northern Virginia, Richmond area,

New Virginia Majority

New Virginia Majority (NVM) is Virginia's leading civic engagement organization. We focus on organizing historically underrepresented people, particularly people of color. Our year-round approach to organizing involves mass scale voter outreach, linked to ongoing community organizing campaigns, intensive leadership development, and advocacy. NVM is currently expanding its team. We are seeking conscious and skilled individuals with a deep commitment to social change.

NVM is hiring Regional Field Directors to manage paid and volunteer voter outreach program. Ideal candidates will be highly organized, detail-oriented and self-starters.

A competitive applicant must have field organizing or electoral organizing experience. S/he must have strong leadership skills and the ability to manage a large staff. The RFD is also responsible for training canvassers and voter organizers to do their work effectively while holding them accountable to high performance standards.

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge and experience using the VAN (preferred)

  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation

  • An understanding that the job will require irregular and long hours

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

  • Self- motivated and able to work independently

Benefits

This position is full time and eligible for NVM's full package of benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as monthly phone and transportation allowances. Salary commensurates with experience.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

The position starts August 1 and runs at least through the November election. Competitive salary, including benefits. The Field Director is responsible for his/her own travel to/from Virginia (if relocating) and local housing.

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@newvirginiamajority.org. Please identify which region is your preferred employment location.

New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We organizes in communities year-round for racial, economic, and environmental justice through political education, mass-scale voter outreach, mobilization, and intensive leadership development around dozens of issues. We fight for a Virginia that is just, democratic and environmentally sustainable. We are an equal opportunity employer.


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