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Changing the Conversation Together (CTC) is an innovative organization that uses Deep Canvassing to grow a compassionate, inclusive electorate.  Our canvassing helped flip Staten Island in 2018, Pennsylvania in 2020, and Georgia in 2021.  And we’ve built a community of trained volunteers dedicated to learning, disseminating, and expanding this work.  Our campaigns have been featured in the NY Times, the Nation, WNYC/NPR, The American Prospect, NowThisNews, and the book Politics Is For Power.

CTC is looking to hire and train Community Organizers

We’re seeking dynamic leaders with strong relationship-building skills to serve as community organizers in the Philadelphia area. This full-time position is fast-paced, fun, and will require your all. The job includes intensive training in the skills of effective organizing; provides opportunities for professional growth; entails working with committed volunteer leaders; and will develop your expertise in the most effective form of voter engagement ever measured. With the skills you gain, you will play a key role in building a progressive future in swing states.

We are looking for motivated candidates who bring:

  • Strong interpersonal and social skills 
  • Experience with volunteer recruitment
  • Ability to work with people from a diverse set of backgrounds, curiosity, and genuine  interest in others
  • Willingness to learn and constantly improve; ability to work independently, and also as part of a team
  • Comfort speaking and listening in front of groups; ability to teach and tell a good story
  • Willingness to work in the field, including some evening and weekends
  • A driver's license, and the ability to get around town
  • Passion for constructively countering the forces of demagoguery,  violent extremism, and voter suppression
  • Dedication to the practice of year-round organizing
  • Extra skills sought (not required) include: Fluency in Spanish, and/or experience with data analysis 
  • Living in or knowledge of Philadelphia area is a major plus

Applicants should reside in the Philadelphia area or be willing to relocate or spend 75% of their time there. We strongly encourage Black, Indigenous & People of Color, and women to apply.

This is a full-time job with full benefits and annually accrued vacation.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated professional to assume a pivotal role in the evolution of a fast-growing, highly respected organization.

Interested parties should send a resume, and communicate why you’re interested and qualified, to CTC Director Adam Barbanel-Fried at Adam@ctctogether.org.

Changing the Conversation Together (CTC) is an innovative organization that uses Deep Canvassing to grow a compassionate, inclusive electorate.  Our canvassing helped flip Staten Island in 2018, Pennsylvania in 2020, and Georgia in 2021.  And…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

At least $55,000We are seeking applicants with a respected track record. CTC is prepared to offer a competitive base salary commensurate with experience, as well as health, and vacation benefits.

Benefits

Full benefits and annual vacation.

Full benefits and annual vacation.

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish Proficiency is a big plus, but not required

Spanish Proficiency is a big plus, but not required

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Philadelphia, PA
Associated Location
Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Interested parties should send a resume and communicate why you’re interested and qualified

to CTC Director Adam Barbanel-Fried at Adam@ctctogether.org.

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