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Field Manager

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Make the Road States
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Elizabeth, NJ
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Published 19 days ago

Make the Road Action is seeking for a Field Manager to join our dynamic team to mobilize voters of color and progressive voters in the 2021 electoral cycle.

During this critical election year, Make the Road Action will be leading an effort to engage low- and moderate-income people of color through phone and text banks, digital ads and our door-to-door Get out the Vote (GOTV) canvassing efforts.

The Organization:

Make the Road Action (MRA), a 501(c)(4) organization is committed to building power for justice in immigrant and low-income working-class communities of color. MRA operates in five states - New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Nevada, and Pennsylvania. We work to create social change, connect voters to the candidates and issues that are most important to them, and work hands-on in a fast-paced environment to create long-term impact in the communities that need it most. 

Key Responsibilities but not limited to:

  • Supervise a team of canvassers
  • Leading teams of canvassers into neighborhoods and on phone and text banks during weekday evenings and a weekend day per week
  • Provide support during canvass operations
  • Offer training and support
  • Managing and assigning turfs
  • Provide analysis about canvass performance
  • Overseeing transportation logistics of crews to and from the field
  • Maintaining canvass administrative and data recording systems
  • Dealing with personnel matters (recruiting canvassers and dealing with any problems in the team, as needed).

Qualifications:

  • Eligible to work in the US
  • Bilingual English-Spanish preferred.
  • Experience in leading and managing a team of staff; 
  • Experience working in NJ;
  • Commitment to the movement for social justice;
  • Prior canvassing or organizing experience required.
  • Preferred: experience working with the Voter Activation Network (VAN) database
  • Full time access to a car and willingness to travel as needed within NJ
  • Must be willing to work most evenings and one weekend day per week 

Job Competencies:

  • Possess excellent time management skills, punctuality, and attention to detail.
  • Ability and comfort approaching and speaking to a wide variety of people
  • Self-motivated and dedicated, with a proven ability to work independently and overcome obstacles;
  • Ability to work in a team and receive feedback
  • Openness to learn
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills;

Salary:

The salary is competitive and will depend on relevant work experience and education. 

How to Apply: 

Please attached your resume and cover letter and submit at the Make the Road New Jersey Career Center.

Make the Road Action is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to insure equal opportunity and equal treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination as to race, creed, religion, color, citizenship, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, genetic information and sexual orientation, in all employment decisions including but not limited to hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

Make the Road Action is seeking for a Field Manager to join our dynamic team to mobilize voters of color and progressive voters in the 2021 electoral cycle.

During this critical election year, Make the Road Action will be leading an effort to…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Location

On-site
Elizabeth, NJ, USA

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