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Field Organizing Fellow

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Working Families
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Phoenix, AZ

Working Families


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Published 23 days ago

$34,800 - $38,400Annual salary prorated to time employed. Pay ranges from $2,900/mo through $3,200 per month.

About the Field Organizing Fellowship

We are looking for a dynamic person who shares our commitment to racial, economic, and social justice to fill a Field Organizing Fellowship in Arizona. Our team of Field Organizing Fellows works with the leadership team to develop and implement strategies and plans that activate the WFP membership and recruit a multiracial cadre of volunteers to win electoral victories that advance the interests of working families in Arizona. The largest portion of the organizer’s time will be spent on the phone talking with and recruiting volunteers.

Job Duties

Field Work

  • Support the overall electoral work of the Arizona WFP, with a focus on grassroots volunteer mobilization.
  • Identify, recruit, and train a diverse group of volunteers from Working Families-aligned organizations & communities as well as the broader public, with specific weekly goals to:
  • Identify potential volunteers through various tactics including phone calls & social media.
  • Conduct relational one-on-one meetings (via video or phone) with potential volunteers.
  • Mobilize volunteers to conduct voter outreach activities in your region.
  • Conduct regular volunteer orientations and trainings by video conference
  • Provide comprehensive volunteer management and support to ensure a productive and positive experience that results in repeat volunteers.
  • Manage and execute a voter outreach program, including phone bank, text bank and relational voter outreach operations.
  • Organize digital meetings and events.

Media and Communications

  • Recruit volunteers and community leaders to write letters to the editor/op-eds, as needed.
  • Identify and make connections with local/community media outlets.
  • Support the overall WFP social media strategy. 

Other Duties as Assigned

Skills & Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills & abilities.
  • Comfortable with talking to people on the phone for multiple hours a day.
  • Strong grasp of contemporary political issues and current events.
  • Deep and demonstrated commitment to racial and economic justice.
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds, one-on-one and in a group.
  • Self-starter with the ability to thrive in a team environment.
  • Capacity to multitask in a fast-paced setting.
  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights/ weekends, depending on campaign needs.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Experience recruiting and working with volunteers highly preferred.
  • Political campaign and/or community organizing experience preferred.
  • Experience working with VAN preferred.
  • Bilingual Spanish/ English ideal but not necessary.

Schedule

This position is short term, starts as soon as possible, and runs through the November 3rd general election. This is a campaign position, so work hours typically include weekday evenings and weekend days. 

About Working Families Party

The Working Families Party is a progressive grassroots political party. We are building a multiracial, feminist movement of working people to transform America into a country that works for the many, not just the wealthy few. We recruit, train, and support transformational candidates up and down the ballot — and run them to win.  

WFP is made up of our individual members across the country, along with our partners in unions, community organizations and social movements.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER ~ COMMITTED TO A DIVERSE WORKPLACE

The Working Families Party is an aggressive advocate of affirmative action and welcomes applications from everyone, particularly from people of color; women; LGBTQ people; immigrants or refugees; people with disabilities; and people from low- or moderate-income backgrounds. Any applicant who requires an accommodation in order to apply for or perform the essential functions of the job should contact us at jobs@workingfamilies.org with the subject line "Application Accommodation" to request such an accommodation.

 

About the Field Organizing Fellowship

We are looking for a dynamic person who shares our commitment to racial, economic, and social justice to fill a Field Organizing Fellowship in Arizona. Our team of Field Organizing Fellows works with…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Temporary

Location

Phoenix, AZ

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