Job Type

Full Time
Temporary

Published

08/08/2018

Address

Seattle
Washington
United States

Description

Washington State Democrats Coordinated Campaign


Job Description - Field Organizer


Position: Field Organizer

Location: Various Locations, WA


The Washington State Democrats’ strive to lead an innovative, data-driven voter mobilization program through the

implementation of a state-wide, direct voter contact effort. This effort will surpass traditional get-out-the-vote

programming with creative, community-specific organizing tactics, a comprehensive digital outreach regime, and a

thoughtful power building approach rooted in a philosophy of enduring strength through long-term grassroots

capacity development. The Coordinated Campaign will lead with the reelection of Maria Cantwell to Senate and focus

on congressional and legislative victories.


The Washington State Democrats are currently hiring for the position of Field Organizer.​ ​The Field Organizer is

expected to lead volunteers, build robust volunteer networks and serve as liaisons to the community within their

region. The organizer will be a part of our Rise and Organize organizing and leadership development program through

June, and upon successful completion of the Rise and Organize program, will fold into our Coordinated Campaign to

GOTV Democratic voters and support Democratic candidates for the primary and general elections.


This position will:

● Recruit, train and manage robust Neighborhood Teams of volunteers

● Execute a robust Get-Out-The-Vote effort, including but not limited to door-to-door canvassing and

phone banks

● Grow our network of supporters and volunteers through various tactics, including 1:1 meetings, and

phone calls

● Develop and maintain strong, trusting relationships with local party leaders, activist groups, and partner

organizations


Specifically, qualified candidates should have the following skills including, but not limited to:

● Prior community organizing experience (paid, volunteer or internship)

● Experience and familiarity with NGP/VAN platform is highly desired

● Comfortable working in a metrics and deadline driven environment

● Help create a professional staff culture that that is upbeat and empowering, with a mind towards greater

inclusion, a customer-service attitude, and willingness to solve problems creatively.

● Promote leadership within the campaign, with an eye towards building sustainable and permanent

grassroots activism

● Strong personal time management skills and the ability to work under pressure.

The person in this position will be expected to work irregular hours, including nights and weekends, and must have

access to a laptop and reliable car transportation for the duration of the campaign.


The Washington State Democratic Central Committee provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all

employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability

or genetics.


Recruitment for this position will remain open until filled, however priority will be given to candidates who apply by Monday, August 13th, 2018. To apply please send your resume

to Mike@wa-democrats.org, along with a brief description of what interests you about the position. Consideration

will be given to all qualified applicants who submit their resume by the time recruitment closes. This position is

salaried at a competitive rate and runs through mid-November 2018.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Mike@wa-democrats.org
https://www.wa-democrats.org/

Email Mike your resume and cover letter at Mike@wa-democrats.org


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