ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Promote and build an already existing and successful college outreach project promoting civic engagement. Help educate students to become lifelong participants in democracy.
•Directs and supervises campus organizing program which is focused at several of the state’s Historic Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s)
•Design and lead civic engagement building activities
•Organize campuses around pro-democracy events
•Recruit and supervise Common Cause student interns
•Build and nurture relationships with campus faculty and administration
•Build and nurture relationships with community partners
•Create appropriate materials
•Fully utilize social media to promote activities
•Participate in fundraising
•Utilize new digital organizing tactics including but not limited to Relay and Relational Voter Program
•College graduate with 0-2 years work experience
•Excellent communication and writing skills
•Strength working in groups and individually
•Experience with political advocacy, political organizing, or NC politics
•Experience at public universities and/or at HBCUs a plus
•Must be willing to travel in-state regularly, including some nights and weekends
•Working knowledge of Social Media tools, Facebook and Twitter.
TO APPLY: Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Director of Human Resources at email@example.com and include COLLEGE OUTREACH COORDINATOR in the subject line; or fax to 202.355.7546 No phone calls please. Applicants are encouraged to respond as soon as possible.
About Common Cause:
Common Cause is a nonpartisan nonprofit advocacy organization founded in 1970 by John Gardner as a vehicle for citizens to make their voices heard in the political process and to hold their elected leaders accountable to the public interest. Now with nearly 300,000 members and supporters and 36 state organizations, Common Cause remains committed to honest, open and accountable government, as well as encouraging citizen participation in democracy.
Common Cause is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, creed, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, party or political affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any illegal or prohibited factor.
Minimum Education Required