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Regional Director

Position Title: Regional Director - Fox Valley /Dane County

Level: Mid-Level Officials/Managers

Job Location: Madison, WI

Position Type: Full Time/Exempt

Education Level: High School Diploma or GED

Salary Range: $54,000-$60,000 Salary/year

Travel %: Up to 50%

Job Shift: Any

Job Categories: Nonprofit - Social Services

Number of Openings: 1


ABOUT FOR OUR FUTURE

For Our Future Wisconsin is a statewide coalition organization that builds progressive power through voter engagement and organizing within communities around key issues and candidates. We uplift the voices of the community and work to strengthen public education, advance social and racial justice, preserve our environment, and fight for working families. Our commitment to advancing progressive causes extends to the ballot box, and we work hard every election to support candidates who share our values.


JOB SUMMARY

For Our Future Wisconsin seeks a full-time Regional Field Director to manage our organizing, political, and voter contact programs. You will be responsible for building a robust volunteer and grassroots organizing operation, engaging in coalition building activities, coordinating with key stakeholders, and managing paid outreach staff within your assigned region. Responsibilities may grow to include managing a regional team and a paid canvass operation. This position may require frequent travel throughout your assigned region.


This position is based in Madison or Green Bay.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Engaging in coalition building and coordinating with local and regional partners and volunteers to build stronger long-term progressive capacity in the region.
  • Spearheading local grassroots in-person and virtual actions, organizing events, and phone banks around priority issues and upcoming elections.
  • Working with departmental leadership to implement the state plan in your region.
  • Conducting regular volunteer recruitment calls, volunteer management activities, and direct voter contact calls and door knocking.
  • Implementing and monitoring systems to ensure regionally assigned metrics are met or exceeded and ensuring all reporting is up-to-date.
  • Coordinating with the digital and communications departments to build grassroots capacity in these areas.
  • Positively representing the organization at virtual and in-person community events and meetings.
  • Hiring, training, and managing regional staff and volunteers to execute a comprehensive field and digital organizing program including potential paid canvass and caller operations.
  • Other duties, as assigned.


SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least two cycles of competitive campaign organizing experience.
  • At least one cycle of experience managing a team and hitting competitive field goals, experience with digital organizing, coalition building, or communications is a plus.
  • At least two years of relationship-based organizing and leadership development experience, including one-on-one meetings and team building.
  • Flexibility and readiness to adapt and change responsibilities and programming quickly as conditions change.
  • Ability to outreach and build partnerships with other progressive organizations.
  • Familiarity with the Wisconsin progressive landscape; localized knowledge preferred.
  • Knowledge and understanding of scaling voter contact programs and best practices for high quality voter contact that meets metric-based goals.
  • Ability to work long and irregular hours in a fast-paced, metrics-driven work environment.
  • Must have computer literacy; access to a reliable laptop is ideal.
  • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure while handling multiple projects.
  • Experience in supporting media and communications programming, preferred.
  • Bilingual experience is a plus, but not required.
  • Ability to maintain "Independent" firewall status, which may limit your ability to take outside employment or to volunteer with a candidate campaign or political party organization.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage one or more teams of volunteers, organizers, canvass managers, and/or canvassers.


WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • So long as it is safe and appropriate to continue door-to-door and site-based canvassing, it will be a high priority. Employees may be required to work in extreme weather conditions, including rain, heat, and cold. Overseeing canvassing is considered an essential function of this job. This position is expected to interact regularly face-to-face with voters, volunteers or community partners. If state and government stay-at-home orders, phased reopening orders, or other factors related to the COVID-19 virus (or any other reason) limit For Our Future’s ability to engage safely in in-person work, employees may be assigned other duties to be conducted from their homes.


EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

  • Employees may be required to work outside of normal business hours including weekends, holidays, and nights.
  • Employees may be required to abide by certain blackout dates during a campaign cycle or other key deadlines, and generally not allowed to take more than 2-3 days off consecutively during blackout periods. Emergencies are not affected by this policy.


For Our Future offers the following benefits to all full-time employees:

  • Health insurance coverage - 95% employer-paid and 5% employee paid.
  • Paid Parental Leave.
  • Retirement savings plan with matching contributions up to the first 5%.
  • $100 monthly cell phone bill reimbursement.
  • 13 days paid time off every calendar year, as well as other paid holidays.


EQUIPMENT

  • Technology will be provided to employees who need it.


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.


For Our Future Action Fund is an equal opportunity employer. This application will not be used for limiting or excluding any applicant from consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law, including race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, personal appearance, family responsibilities, genetic information, matriculation, political affiliation, arrest record, conviction record, ancestry, military service, or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or ordinances. Should an applicant need a reasonable accommodation in the application process, they should contact a company representative.


AT-WILL EMPLOYMENT

The relationship between you and For Our Future Action Fund is referred to as “employment at will.” This means that your employment can be terminated at any time, for any reason, with or without cause, with or without notice, by you or For Our Future Action Fund/For Our Future NV. No representative of For Our Future Action Fund has authority to enter into any employment agreement with you that is contrary to the foregoing “employment at will” relationship.


Regional Director

Position Title: Regional Director - Fox Valley /Dane County

Level: Mid-Level Officials/Managers

Job Location: Madison, WI

Position Type: Full Time/Exempt

Education Level: High School Diploma or GED

Salary Range: $54,000-$60,000…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 10, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 7, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Salary

USD 54,000 - USD 60,000

Benefits

For Our Future offers the following benefits to all full-time employees:

  • Health insurance coverage - 95% employer-paid and 5% employee paid.
  • Paid Parental Leave.
  • Retirement savings plan with matching contributions up to the first 5%.
  • $100 monthly cell phone bill reimbursement.
  • 13 days paid time off every calendar year, as well as other paid holidays.


For Our Future offers the following benefits to all full-time employees:

  • Health insurance coverage - 95% employer-paid and 5% employee paid.
  • Paid Parental Leave.
  • Retirement savings…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Madison, WI
Associated Location
Madison, WI, USA

How to Apply

Please apply using the external link provided

Please apply using the external link provided

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