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Field Organizer (Washington DC)

compensation: Starting at $1150 per week
employment type: full-time

MUST BE WILLING TO RELOCATE TEMPORARILY!!

WE WILL PAY FOR YOUR TRANSPORTATION FROM YOUR HOME TOWN and HOUSING FOR THE ENTIRE PROJECT.

Field Organizer Position ** HIRING IMMEDIATELY**

GBI Strategies is seeking qualified, highly motivated individuals to fill the role of Field Organizer.

ABOUT THE POSITION
Field Organizers serve an essential role on the front lines of today's progressive fights, and organizer experience is vital to any seeking a career in politics. Field Organizers are responsible for the day-to-day recruitment, instruction, and management of canvassers.

ABOUT THE RESPONSIBILITIES
Managerial/Supervisory
Manage, train, and mentor canvassers and fellow Field organizers
Ensuring that recruitment goals are achieved throughout the duration of the project
Guaranteeing the successful training of all canvassers
Provide ongoing coaching to drivers to develop and maintain a productive and robust team
Providing canvassers with the positive leadership culture, resources, guidance, and technical support required to succeed during each phase of the project
Create and maintain a location and canvassing plan daily, ensuring all canvass shifts are launched and completed in a timely, orderly fashion
Promoting the continued development of canvassers in their day-to-day duties and responsibilities throughout the project
Ensuring canvassers perform their roles and maintain accurate and reliable data
Operational

Implement systems of accountability to ensure that regional goals are consistently met, ensuring compliance with all Voter Strategies policies and best practices
Manage payroll for the office, compiling payroll data to maintain accurate payroll records; reviewing payroll information for accuracy before processing
Attend all local events representing the campaign in the assigned area
Set up office space for project
Maintain equipment inventory and office supplies
Communicating all pertinent on-the-ground information to and providing timely response to requests from the canvassers under your direction
Drive a minivan and canvass around turf and create routes for canvassers as needed
Providing daily reports as part of an ongoing evaluation of the program's success

MUST HAVE'S
Experience
3+ years of supervisory or managerial experience
1+ year of Field Organizer experience

Skills
Ability to motivate employees and create a team environment
Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and initiative, make decisions and problem solve
Ability to demonstrate strong leadership capabilities with effective professional communication and presentation skills
Ability to work independently, be detail-oriented and organized
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to deal with the public in a professional manner
Ability to work in different environmental conditions
Ability to multitask and meet deadlines

Technical
Ability to effectively utilize Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and use an iPad, printer, and computer
Experience with VAN AND Grassroots Unwired REQUIRED
Proficiency and substantial experience with MiniVan software
Miscellaneous (*Important, read carefully *)

Willingness to relocate as necessary
Ability to travel to other cities, regions, or states
Willingness to work long hours and weekends
Willingness to submit a background check
A valid driver's license

Education
Bachelor's degree is advantageous
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post id: 7215531006

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