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.
- 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
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.
Minimum Education Required
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 email@example.com. 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.