Hiring Salaried Campaign Positions for 2014-Pittsburgh, PA, US Denver, CO, US Boulder, CO, US Philadelphia, PA, US
Organization: Grassroots Campaigns, Inc.
Position Title: Campaign Positions
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, USDenver, CO, USBoulder, CO, USPhiladelphia, PA, US
Hours and Compensation: Starts at $24,000 a year
Application Deadline: Not listed.
2014 is a critical year for Progressive politics.
We need to combat the growing threat of climate change, beat back regressive right-wing policies and reclaim the House of Representatives. To succeed, we need a mobilization of Progressive activists nationwide. Grassroots movements like these are built a community at a time, and those communities need leaders.
That’s where you come in.
As a Field Organizer with Grassroots Campaigns you will build an infrastructure of Progressive citizens ready to mobilize at a moment’s notice. This summer Field Organizers will establish a volunteer network and lead them in actions such as petition drives and letter writing campaigns. Field Organizers will then roll over into election projects focused on rallying support around Progressive Democrats this fall and taking back the House.
Field Organizers will work as part of a team to develop local field programs centered on recruiting and mobilizing dozens of community members to take part in actions combating climate change. Field Organizers will also analyze the performance of campaign strategies and make recommendations to improve results. The ultimate goal should be to cultivate a lasting infrastructure of progressive leaders ready to stand up and fight at a moment’s notice.
Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to organizing and social change with 1+ years of field work on campaigns or volunteer organizing. Field Organizers will need strong leadership skills, with a proven ability to work within a team. Excellent written/oral communication skills with an ability to tell a compelling story and connect with people are a must. Candidates should be flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment. Must be willing to travel.Demonstrated commitment to organizing and social change
Salary & Benefits: Salary is commensurate with relevant professional experience. A competitive benefits package includes health care coverage, educational loan assistance, paid vacation and sick days. Opportunities for advancement, travel, and additional training are available.
Expectations: Field Organizers must commit through November 2014. Ideally, Field Organizers will continue with Grassroots Campaigns long-term to build our field program.
Visit www.grassrootscampaigns.com for more information.
Grassroots Campaigns is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBT applicants.
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