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SPANISH LANGUAGE MEDIA PRESS SECRETARY

The Nevada State Democratic Party (NSDP) is seeking an experienced Spanish language media press secretary to join an aggressive communications operation for the 2018 election cycle. The ideal candidate will be a fluent Spanish speaker and will have at least one cycle of campaign experience. Nevada ties are a plus, but not required. This position is based in Las Vegas, NV.

Role Overview

The Spanish language media press secretary will be responsible for developing a comprehensive strategy to drive earned media coverage of the NSDP’s message and organizing efforts in Nevada-based Spanish language, AAPI, and other constituency media. The incumbent will be primarily focused on the U.S. Senate and gubernatorial races, in addition to down-ballot races. The incumbent will report directly to the NSDP communications director.

Tasks & Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):

  • Maintain and develop relationships with Spanish language and AAPI outlets and reporters throughout Nevada
  • Draft and translate press releases, media advisories, website updates, and other materials in Spanish
  • Pitch stories and interviews to Spanish language and AAPI media outlets
  • Plan and execute earned media events focused on generating coverage in Spanish language and AAPI outlets
  • Coordinate response to incoming press inquiries from Spanish language and AAPI outlets
  • Draft and post social media content in Spanish on the NSDP’s Facebook and Twitter pages
  • Provide additional support to the communications department, including on the U.S. Senate and governor’s races, the down-ballot races, and party organizing activity

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to speak, understand, read, and write Spanish fluently
  • At least one previous cycle of campaign experience
  • Previous communications experience in a campaign, Capitol Hill, advocacy, media organization, or similar setting
  • Proven track record of landing stories in local and/or national media outlets
  • Exceptional oral and written communications skills in both English and Spanish
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while juggling multiple competing priorities
  • Ability to relocate to Las Vegas for the duration of the cycle and access to a vehicle
  • Capacity to work long hours, including evenings and weekends, in a campaign setting

How to apply:

Please email your resume to Helen Kalla, NSDP communications director, at hkalla@nvdems.com, and include your earliest possible start date. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Nevada State Democratic Party (NSDP) prohibits discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of gender, disability, race, age, national origin, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex (including marital and parental status), gender identity and expression, religion, economic status, ethnic identity, veteran’s status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the NSDP, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a NSDP employee.

The NSDP is an equal opportunity employer and will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.

NSDP’s equal opportunity policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the NSDP, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a NSDP employee, as well as opportunities for Consultants to contract with the NSDP.

The NSDP is committed to building a staff that reflects the diverse communities that make up our state and the Democratic Party. Working towards the goal of a diverse NSDP, our policy extends to both Staff and Consultants.

 

VOTER PROTECTION DIRECTOR

The 2018 Coordinated Campaign is seeking a Voter Protection Director to help achieve this mission. With Politico’s #1 rated US Senate race, #4 rated Governor’s race, multiple top ten US House races, and seven statewide offices primed to flip to blue, Nevada promises to be the epicenter of a democratic movement to deliver a majority in the House and Senate this cycle.

To do this, we need a Voter Protection Director by ensuring that every Nevadan has the right to vote. Join us as we organize one of the the most important states in the country.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement the Coordinated Campaign’s voter protection plan in coordination with field, communications, data, and digital departments to ensure compliance with voting laws and maximize voter turnout.
  • Understand and implement all federal, state, and local election laws.
  • Manage and recruit Voter Protection staff and volunteers. Conduct staff and volunteer trainings on best practices for voter registration, vote by mail, and other voter outreach.
  • Coordinate a poll observer program, including recruitment, volunteer management, and training, and credentialing.
  • Plan and lead a legal boiler room and voter protection hotline.
  • Develop and implement an outreach and partnership strategy, and communicate with local election administrators and county party leadership.
  • Lead the Nevada Voter Protection Council of volunteer attorneys.

 

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Previous experience on campaign Voter Protection team highly preferred.
  • Organizing, political, and legal experience highly preferred.
  • Experience managing a team.
  • Experience analyzing and implementing laws, processes, procedures, practices, and/or policies.
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with national, state and local organizational players engaged in electoral strategies and programs.
  • Excellent research skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and establish relationships with diverse groups and individuals.
  • Fluency in common direct voter contact programs (phone, mail, canvass, etc).
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with experience in public presentations.
  • Ability to analyze data and a proficiency with basic computer skills.
  • Must be a self-starter who can creatively solve problems; willing to work sometimes long, irregular hours and to travel as needed.
  • A dedication to diversity and inclusion.

 

To Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume to nvdemsjobs2018@gmail.com.

For any questions or additional information, please contact:

nvdemsjobs2018@gmail.com

702-737-8683

The Nevada State Democratic Party (NSDP) prohibits discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of gender, disability, race, age, national origin, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex (including marital and parental status), gender identity and expression, religion, economic status, ethnic identity, veteran’s status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the NSDP, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a NSDP employee.


The NSDP is an equal opportunity employer and will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment. NSDP’s equal opportunity policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the NSDP, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a NSDP employee, as well as opportunities for Consultants to contract with the NSDP. The NSDP is committed to building a staff that reflects the diverse communities that make up our state and the Democratic Party. Working towards the goal of a diverse NSDP, our policy extends to both Staff and Consultants.

 

REGIONAL ORGANIZING DIRECTOR

The Nevada State Democratic Party is seeking experienced Regional Organizing Directors to lead a diverse and robust organizing team in Nevada in 2018. We are looking for passionate, hardworking individuals who are committed to building the grassroots turnout operation needed to win elections up and down the ballot for Democrats in November 2018.

Role Overview

Regional Organizing Directors will be responsible for coaching and managing a team of Organizers to hit data-driven organizing metrics. Regional Organizing Directors should be skilled managers, positive, solutions-oriented, willing to work long hours and capable of motivating a diverse team of Organizers. Candidates with experience developing accountability systems and using creativity to overcome organizing challenges are preferred. Regional Organizing Directors report directly to a Deputy Organizing Director.

Tasks & Responsibilities:
Including, but not limited to:

  • Develop regional strategies and systems that lead your team to successfully meet daily and weekly organizing metrics, as well as maintain data integrity
  • Build and maintain political relationships with local leaders in your region to increase buy-in and trust in the Coordinated Campaign at large
  • Work with state leadership to implement new communications, messaging, and digital strategies in your region
  • Ensure that all Organizing staff in region are properly trained on the technical aspects of the job, and work with the Training team to fill the gaps and raise the floor of productivity
  • Keep your team focused and motivated in a high-stress, rigorous work schedule and environment
  • Consistently meet stated deadlines and communicate with state leadership when challenges arise that will prevent you and/or your team from meeting your goals

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively and clearly communicate with different types of stakeholders, from high level elected officials to grassroots activists
  • Experience meeting deadlines, and the ability to manage many tasks simultaneously
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate priorities, needs and expectations to organizers and managers
  • Must have access to a vehicle and a cell phone
  • Capacity and desire to work long hours in a campaign setting

 

Preferred Background & Experience

  • Two cycles of organizing experience and one cycle of staff management experience
  • Proficiency with Votebuilder/VAN

 

Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:
If interested in applying, please submit your resume with this form: https://goo.gl/forms/l2nrwh4UurSQWNl43

The Nevada State Democratic Party (NSDP) prohibits discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of gender, disability, race, age, national origin, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex (including marital and parental status), gender identity and expression, religion, economic status, ethnic identity, veteran’s status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the NSDP, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a NSDP employee.

The NSDP is an equal opportunity employer and will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.

NSDP’s equal opportunity policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the NSDP, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a NSDP employee, as well as opportunities for Consultants to contract with the NSDP.

The NSDP is committed to building a staff that reflects the diverse communities that make up our state and the Democratic Party. Working towards the goal of a diverse NSDP, our policy extends to both Staff and Consultants.

ORGANIZER

The Nevada State Democratic Party is seeking organizers to build a diverse and robust organizing team in Nevada in 2018. We are looking for passionate, hardworking individuals who are committed to building the grassroots turnout operation needed to win elections up and down the ballot for Democrats in November 2018.

Role Overview:

Organizers will be responsible for various tasks focused on community engagement and capacity building. Organizers should be high energy, outgoing, enthusiastic, and willing to work long hours. Candidates with experience building coalitions among diverse groups of people and experience holding volunteers accountable are preferred. Organizers report directly to a Regional Organizing Director.

Tasks & Responsibilities
Including, but not limited to:

  • Recruit, train and manage fellows and volunteers and expand the volunteer network
  • Plan and manage voter registration events, phone banks and canvasses
  • Knock on doors and make phone calls
  • Amplify message, recruit volunteers and create online communities using social media platforms
  • Help create a program that reflects assigned organizing regions

 

Required Skills & Background

  • Exceptionally well organized with the ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with people from different backgrounds
  • Disciplined and solution-oriented approach to all tasks
  • Must have access to a vehicle and a cell phone
  • Commitment to electing all Democrats on the ballot

 

Preferred Background & Experience

  • Previous campaign experience
  • Proficiency with Votebuilder/VAN

 

Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:
If interested in applying, please submit your resume with this form: https://goo.gl/forms/6OmeYwPknNwlU1qi1

The Nevada State Democratic Party (NSDP) prohibits discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of gender, disability, race, age, national origin, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex (including marital and parental status), gender identity and expression, religion, economic status, ethnic identity, veteran’s status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the NSDP, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a NSDP employee.

The NSDP is an equal opportunity employer and will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.

NSDP’s equal opportunity policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the NSDP, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a NSDP employee, as well as opportunities for Consultants to contract with the NSDP.

The NSDP is committed to building a staff that reflects the diverse communities that make up our state and the Democratic Party. Working towards the goal of a diverse NSDP, our policy extends to both Staff and Consultants.

INTERN and FELLOW PROGRAM

The Nevada State Democratic Party fights for progress in the Silver State. We believe that we are stronger together than on our own, and that America succeeds when everyone gets a fair shot, everyone does their fair share, and everyone plays by the same rules.

The 2018 Coordinated Campaign is seeking hard-working, passionate interns to help achieve this mission. With nationally prioritized races, the Democratic Coordinated Campaign will play a pivotal role in helping Jacky Rosen flip a Senate seat blue, supporting Steve Sisolak to become the first Democratic Governor of Nevada since 1999, and electing our Members of Congress and Democrats up and down the ballot. Join us as we organize one of the most important states in the country.

We have internship positions with our Operations, Organizing, Communications, Finance, Administrative, and Research teams.

  • As an Administrative Intern, you will support with the daily operations of the organization. You might support executive scheduling and correspondence, help coordinate staff, track and manage spreadsheets, help plan quarterly events, draft and distribute monthly newsletters, increase donor recognition, field telephone calls, and be the first line of contact for office guests.

 

  • As an Operations Intern, you will help enable campaign processes and management. You will manage supplies, track monthly budgets, coordinate between headquarters and organizing staff, and assist with major campaign events and other tasks to support the Operations Director.

 

  • As a Organizing Fellow, you will assist in all aspects of voter outreach and engagement, voter registration, and volunteer recruitment. You will register voters, engage with communities and constituency groups, mobilize voters through canvassing and phone banking, and assist with organizing and executing party events.

 

  • As a Communications Intern, you will assist with all functions of the communications team. You will compile and distribute daily news clips; draft social media content, press releases, statements, and other written materials; plan earned media events; help the communications director respond to media requests; and other tasks as assigned.

 

  • As a Finance Intern, you will assist our National and In-State Finance team in all aspects of planning and implementing fundraising events including, but not limited to: making fundraising calls, overseeing logistical details, maintaining commitment sheets, and implementing donor follow up plans. You will have the chance to attend fundraising events and help on site. You will also research donor history, assist in creation of call sheets, maintain call book and record of receipts from national donors, and assist in resolution of national compliance issues.

 

  • As a Research Intern, you will assist with research projects including, but not limited to: analysis of the impact of legislation and regulations; the legislative history of select figures; and campaign finance filings. You will have the opportunity to analyze the records of political/legislative events, and assist in the creations of record, and support other research and tracking tasks.

 

If you are interested in performing a combination of these roles, or if you would like to suggest a different role, please apply and indicate that in your cover letter. We are committed to bringing in top talent to turn Nevada blue.

Expectations

  • All internships require a minimum 6-8 week commitment with 10-15 hours per week, preferably spent in the office. Our regular office hours are Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. we also welcome longer-term interns, including past the November elections.
  • We allow interns flexibility and involvement in creating their schedules, but we expect interns to commit to it as they would a work schedule.

Compensation

Interns and fellows will not be Nevada State Democratic Party employees. This internship is an unpaid volunteer opportunity. Instead, it will offer both access and educational opportunities and training. Additionally, we may be able to provide housing opportunities.

To Apply For an Internship:

Submit the following materials to nvdemsjobs2018@gmail.com

  1. Availability and position of interest
  2. Resume or curriculum vitae
  3. Preferred cover letter that includes your reason for applying, relevant experience (professional/volunteer), and career goals

To Apply for an Organizing Fellowship:

Please submit your resume with this form: https://goo.gl/forms/WMEvQuwiO1v5uWRy2

Once the required materials are submitted, qualified applicants will be interviewed by NSDP staff via phone or in-person. If you are then selected, you will be contacted by NSDP staff via phone or e-mail.

For any questions or additional information, please contact:

nvdemsjobs2018@gmail.com or 702-737-8683

 

The Nevada State Democratic Party (NSDP) prohibits discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of gender, disability, race, age, national origin, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex (including marital and parental status), gender identity and expression, religion, economic status, ethnic identity, veteran’s status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the NSDP, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a NSDP employee.


The NSDP is an equal opportunity employer and will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment. NSDP’s equal opportunity policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the NSDP, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a NSDP employee, as well as opportunities for Consultants to contract with the NSDP. The NSDP is committed to building a staff that reflects the diverse communities that make up our state and the Democratic Party. Working towards the goal of a diverse NSDP, our policy extends to both Staff and Consultants.

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