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Northern Colorado Organizer

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Working Families
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Denver, CO
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Published 22 days ago

About the Northern Colorado Organizer

The Colorado Working Families Party is looking for a dedicated and detail-oriented Organizer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in organizing as well as community-building skills. Political and/or community outreach background is a must. Candidates with political campaign and/or advocacy work experience are encouraged to apply.

The Organizer position will report to, and work closely with, the Organizing Director. The position will require occasional work during the evenings and weekends.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as the lead CO-WFP staffer in an assigned region of the state, including the development and implementation of strategies to grow CO-WFP's membership and presence in the region.
  • Exercise judgment in selecting methods and techniques for meeting objectives in the assigned region, including working with supervisors to determine how best to use available resources to meet schedules and goals.
  • Reach party-building and organizing goals in an assigned region of the state through recruitment to volunteer roles, support of training events, connecting volunteers to WFP, development of regional organizing tables, and implementation of distributed organizing plans and materials.
  • Conduct an average of 5 one-on-one conversations per week with volunteers, activists, and community leaders.
  • Support volunteer community surveys, team communications, monthly activist community events, and other WFP events.
  • Develop deep knowledge and analysis of the political and community landscapes in an assigned region of the state.
  • Assist and support the development and execution of organizing strategies to help communities build political power and political skills, including but not limited to the identification and development of existing and emerging leaders and activists.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The Ideal Candidate Has...

  • Ability to effectively carry out work remotely, with limited supervision
  • At least one year of voter education and/or community mobilization experience
  • Initiative with a strong commitment to community organizing and empowerment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • The ability to build and nurture relationships with local government organizations & leaders, non-profits, unions, religious institutions, college/university student groups, and other social justice & human rights groups 
  • A belief that organizing is about building connections and relationships, and that distributing knowledge and power is key
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Familiarity with the Northern Colorado political landscape and progressive issues
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills
  • Smart political judgment, including the ability to anticipate how friends and opponents will respond to our actions or statements
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • A professional and mature demeanor, good sense of humor, and ability to be a flexible team player
  • A passion for social and economic justice
  • Experience doing political or organizing work in Northern Colorado is strongly preferred
  • Bilingual (Spanish/ English, Amharic/ English, and/or Vietnamese/English) is strongly preferred
  • Experience with key organizing tools (Spoke, Thrutalk, Slack, Mobilize, Action Network, EveryAction, etc) is preferred
  • Familiarity working with VAN or other voter file data is preferred
  • Access to a reliable internet connection, good phone reception, and reliable transportation

About the Northern Colorado Organizer

The Colorado Working Families Party is looking for a dedicated and detail-oriented Organizer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in organizing as well as…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
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    Full Time Schedule
  • Experience Level
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    Mid-level/Managerial
Salary
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USD $50,000 - USD $55,000
/ year

Benefits

We also offer a robust benefit package for full time employees including paid time off; health, dental, vision, and life insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement plan options; professional development funding; and remote work support.

We also offer a robust benefit package for full time employees including paid time off; health, dental, vision, and life insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement plan…

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in Spanish or a non-English lanuage is not a requirement, but a plus!

Fluency in Spanish or a non-English lanuage is not a requirement, but a plus!

Location

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Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Denver, CO
Associated Location
Denver, CO, USA

How to Apply

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