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Campaigns Organizer

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Ohio Citizen Action
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Cincinnati, OH
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Published 24 days ago

Campaigns Canvasser (full-time or part-time, temporary) 

Ohio Citizen Action 


Summary 

Organizers will play a crucial role in Ohio Citizen Action grassroots efforts to educate voters across Ohio in order to elect progressive and pro-climate candidates and to move the organization’s mission forward. Organizers will engage neighborhoods door-to-door in either the Columbus or Cincinnati metro area to educate and persuade voters to vote for pro-climate candidates. Hours will range from 20-35 hours per week based on candidate availability, hours are flexible. Some travel within Ohio and some weekends required. Position is funded from late August through November. Organizing teams will be based in either Columbus or Cincinnati.

Reports to: Political Director or Campaigns Assistant 

Responsibilities 

  • Engaging Ohio neighborhoods to educate and persuade voters about progressive and pro-climate candidates. 
  • Willingness to learn in-depth about the issues we work on
  • Ensuring timely and accurate data entry and reporting to field and campaign leadership. 
  • Meeting assigned goals associated with each metric on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.
  • Representing Ohio Citizen Action as an activist in the community.
  • Other tasks and and duties as assigned  

Qualifications 

  • Ability to communicate and educate voters and OCA members about our mission and issues at their doorstep.
  • Ability to communicate often complex policy into everyday language.
  • Demonstrated interest in politics, including environmental and social justice.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, with the ability to form working relationships with people at all levels and from a diversity of backgrounds.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workspace, or related software. 
  • Valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation. 


Additional Preferred Skills and Knowledge 

  • Experience or demonstrated ability to use VAN and MiniVAN in campaign settings
  • Experience in grassroots organizing (candidate or issue advocacy) via either field or phone  
  • Political canvassing experience, whether for issue advocacy or a candidate. 
  • Ability to self-direct, meet deadlines and work well with competing priorities
  • A team player with a sense of humor  

Position can be either full-time or part time depending on candidate availability. Pay is $14/hour. All employees are required to receive the COVID-19 vaccination unless a reasonable accommodation has been approved. 

Interested parties should submit a resume to Kyle Marcum at kmarcum@ohiocitizen.org. Refer all questions to Kyle as well. Visit www.ohiocitizen.org/careers for a complete benefits list, diversity statement and our core values.

Campaigns Canvasser (full-time or part-time, temporary) 

Ohio Citizen Action 


Summary 

Organizers will play a crucial role in Ohio Citizen Action grassroots efforts to educate voters across Ohio in order to elect progressive and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
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    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
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    Temporary
  • Start Date
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    August 22, 2022
  • Application Deadline
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    August 21, 2022
  • Education
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    High School Diploma Required
  • Experience Level
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    Entry level

Location

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On-site
Cincinnati, OH, USA

How to Apply

Interested parties should submit a resume and cover letter to Kyle Marcum at kmarcum@ohiocitizen.org. Refer all questions to Kyle as well. Visit www.ohiocitizen.org/careers for a complete benefits list, diversity statement and our core values.  

Interested parties should submit a resume and cover letter to Kyle Marcum at kmarcum@ohiocitizen.org. Refer all questions to Kyle as well. Visit www.ohiocitizen.org/careers for a…

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