Assistant Coordinator, Elections

Job Type

Full Time
Temporary

Published

09/24/2018

Address

Washington
District of Columbia
United States

Description

Purpose of Position:

To assist our busy elections team in a range of election year projects involving voter protection, education, registration, and mobilization in the lead-up to and aftermath of Election Day 2018. This work will include serving as a liaison to state and local League leaders throughout the country, preparing materials, and supporting the League’s election year programs, partnerships and get-out-the-vote activities. Reports to the Director of Programs and Outreach.


Responsibilities:

·        Assist with implementing and monitoring various voter protection, registration, education and mobilization activities.

·        Support relevant staff on various election-related projects, including an emphasis on reaching underrepresented voters.

·        Support work undertaken as part of multi-organizational partnerships and events.

·        Provide administrative and technical assistance (particularly with voter information website and/or voter file database) to other staff as well as to state and local Leagues.

·        Support the development of status reports as required to keep staff and Board of Directors informed on progress and activities in the department.

·        Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:

·        High school diploma required.

·        One to two years of experience in project implementation.

·        Strong writing and communications skills and strong attention to detail.

·        Experience with Microsoft Office and VAN/CRM/database/website back-end systems a plus.

·        Customer service oriented and ability to work as a member of team in a fast-paced environment.

·        Experience in grassroots or field/political organizing and/or nonprofit environments desired but not required.


This is a full time, short term position starting immediately and running through January 18, 2019. Benefits not included. 


Benefits

This is a full time, temporary position starting immediately and running through January 18, 2019. Benefits not included. 

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

HumanResources@lwv.org
http://www.lwv.org

Submit a cover letter with salary requirements and a resume to HumanResources@lwv.org


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