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DEPUTY ORGANIZING DIRECTOR

The Nevada State Democratic Party is seeking experienced Deputy 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

Deputy Organizing Directors will be responsible for coaching and managing a team of Regional Organizing Directors and their organizers to hit data-driven organizing metrics. Deputy Organizing Directors should be skilled managers, positive, solutions-oriented, creative and capable of motivating a diverse staff. Candidates with experience writing and implementing organizing programs are preferred. Deputy Organizing Directors report directly to the Organizing Director.

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

  • Develop strategies and systems that lead your regions to successfully meet daily and weekly organizing metrics, as well as maintain data integrity
  • Assist Organizing Director in developing tactics that support the statewide organizing program
  • Work with state leadership to implement new communications, messaging, and digital strategies
  • Work effectively with other campaign departments to facilitate support structures for the organizing team
  • Ensure that all Organizing staff in your regions 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 Organizing Director when challenges arise

 

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
  • Strong collaboration skills, willingness to contribute ideas and work effectively on a team
  • Experience meeting deadlines, and the ability to manage many tasks simultaneously
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate priorities, needs and expectations up and down the chain of command
  • Strong lateral management skills
  • Must have access to a vehicle and a cellphone
  • Capacity and desire to work long hours in a campaign setting

 

Preferred Background & Experience

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

 

How to apply: If interested in applying, please submit your resume with this form:, https://goo.gl/forms/CquLiBpu0v7ZLXJi2

 

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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