The New York Working Families Party is a multiracial, working people’s political party building a NY for the many not the few. In NY, we are in the fight of our lives. We must secure our party’s ballot line, which does so much to facilitate us doing politics to build the world we deserve. We must also use the moment to create the values-aligned, transformational, people-fueled political vehicle that will actually nurture and sustain an independent progressive and working class base.
The NY Working Families Party is searching for an Organizing and Party Building Manager who will help build our grassroots base and organizing operation in New York, particularly in the Bronx and Westchester counties, in support of our electoral and base building campaigns. The Organizing and Party Building Manager will help drive a program to recruit and support members and volunteer leaders to advance the values of working people. They will initiate electoral and base building tactics including membership meetings, trainings, endorsement interviews, mass meetings/convenings, canvasses/door knocks, text parties, house parties, etc. that gather supporters and members, help elect WFP candidates, get votes on the WFP ballot line, and build the party. The Organizing & Party Building Manager will build and/or support a team of local leaders and foster the development of our organizing bodies (chapters, clubs, and squads), and help launch a WFP culture grounded in creating radically welcoming and engaging spaces.
The Organizing and Party Building Manager will also work with and recruit affiliate organizations to build the Party's Regional Advisory Councils; manage relationships with current allies; and identify new organizations to form local and regional electoral and issue-focused coalitions.
This position is supervised by the Director of Party Building and includes local and national professional development opportunities in management, organizing, communications, electoral campaigns, issue campaigns and fundraising.
The position is full time and remotely based anywhere in the United States during the current health crisis. When safe travel throughout New York City and Westchester may be required. .
Salary range for this position is $60,000 - $75,000 depending on experience. A competitive benefits package includes health, dental, vision, and life insurance and matching contributions into a 401(k) retirement plan, plus paid holidays, vacation, and sick time. Opportunities for advancement, travel, and additional training are available.
The Working Families Party is the progressive party for the multiracial working class, fighting for a nation that works for the many, not the few. Our People’s Charter spells out our roadmap to a nation that cares for all of us. We recruit, train, and support transformational candidates up and down the ballot — and run them to win.
The WFP is made up of individual and organizational members who come together to build a new political movement to change America.
Working Families is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to economic and social justice. Women, people of color, LGBTQ people, people with disabilities, and members of other historically disenfranchised populations are strongly encouraged to apply. Any applicant who requires an accommodation in order to apply for or perform the essential functions of the job should contact us at email@example.com with the subject line "Application Accommodation" to request such an accommodation.
The New York Working Families Party is a multiracial, working people’s political party building a NY for the many not the few. In NY, we are in the fight of our lives. We must secure our party’s ballot line, which does so much to facilitate us…