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2020 NEVADA CAUCUS JOB OPPORTUNITIES

TRAINING DIRECTOR

Role Overview

The Training Director will be responsible for working with the Caucus Director to ensure the training needs of volunteers, staff, campaigns and Caucus goers are met. The Training Director will work closely with the Organizing Director to support our organizing team and will find opportunities to increase the overall quality of our work through training in support of our mission to help the largest possible number of Democrats participate in the caucus process. The Training Director will report directly to the Caucus Director.

Tasks & Responsibilities

Including, but not limited to:

  • Develop and execute training strategy and campaign for the 2020 Caucus
  • Produce training materials, webinars, self-guided training modules and all core training materials for the 2020 Caucus
  • Create trainings and materials for diverse audiences and first time Caucus attendees including producing content and hosting trainings in multiple languages
  • Create and sustain online communities that increase volunteer participation
  • Work across departments to identify opportunities that fill training holes and expand reach  
  • Produce reports and feedback summaries to ensure successful achievement of statewide goals and objectives.
  • Develop a statewide training network of volunteer trainers

Required Skills & Background

  • Multiple cycles of campaign and organizing experience
  • Commitment to a multi-department approach to training
  • Ability to build and execute projects from beginning to end
  • Experience developing engaging and effective training content & train the trainer programs
  • Ability to create a statewide campaign that allows training to occur remotely
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and handle competing priorities
  • Strong attention to detail and willingness to work long and sometimes irregular hours

Preferred Background & Experience

  • Proficient in VoteBuilder / VAN
  • Prior experience working with organizing teams

Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Follow this link to apply: https://goo.gl/forms/iey4EsK4N3ul04J72

DEPUTY ORGANIZING DIRECTOR

Role Overview

Deputy Organizing Directors will be responsible for coaching and managing a team of organizing staff to hit weekly data-driven metrics. Deputy Organizing Directors should be skilled managers, positive, solutions-oriented, creative and capable of motivating a diverse staff. Deputy Organizing Directors will also be responsible for planning and implementing large logistical elements of the 2020 Caucus. 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 team to successfully meet daily and weekly
  • organizing metrics, as well as maintain data integrity
  • Effectively manage staff day to day and participate in personnel decisions for staff as a member of the management team.
  • Assist Organizing Director in developing tactics that support the statewide organizing program
  • Work collaboratively to set goals, plan ahead and solve large scale organizing challenges
  • Ensure that all staff 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
  • Own project management and logistics for core elements of the Caucus

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

Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Follow this link to apply: https://goo.gl/forms/iey4EsK4N3ul04J72

ORGANIZER

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 Deputy Organizing Director.

Tasks & Responsibilities

Including, but not limited to:

  • Recruit, train and manage fellows and volunteers to execute phone banking and door knocking
  • Plan and manage direct voter contact events and volunteer trainings
  • Strategically organize communities to recruit and train first time caucus goers and precinct captains
  • Amplify message, recruit volunteers and create online communities of volunteers
  • Help create a program that reflects assigned turf or region

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 volunteer training and increasing participation in the 2020 Caucus

Preferred Background & Experience

  • Previous campaign experience
  • Proficiency with Votebuilder/VAN

Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Follow this link to apply: https://goo.gl/forms/iey4EsK4N3ul04J72

DIGITAL ORGANIZER

Role Overview

The Digital Organizer will work with the Digital Director to ensure the day to day and long term needs for our digital campaign are met. The Digital Organizer will work closely with the organizing team to engage with volunteers and voters through online platforms. The Digital Organizer will work closely with the Digital Director and Communications Director to create online content that will amplify the State Party’s message. The Digital Organizer will report directly to the Digital Director.

Tasks & Responsibilities

Including, but not limited to:

  • Write copy for social media and text messages to engage with volunteers and caucus goers
  • Serve as a digital community manager and develop strategies to grow and engage with Nevadans in online spaces
  • Manage digital volunteer recruitment tools like volunteer sign up forms and online events platform
  • Train staff and volunteers on digital organizing tools and best practices
  • When needed, assist with the writing and editing of emails, press releases, and other materials to amplify the Party’s message

Required Skills & Background

  • At least one cycle of campaign and/or digital organizing experience
  • Experience managing social media accounts or drafting social media copy
  • Strong writing skills and an eye for typos and grammatical mistakes
  • Strong attention to accuracy and detail
  • Willingness to work long and sometimes irregular hours

Preferred Background & Experience

  • Proficient in VoteBuilder / VAN
  • Graphic design skills
  • Experience using and/or managing peer-to-peer texting platforms (i.e. Hustle, Groundbase, etc.)
  • Familiarity with HTML / CSS

Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Follow this link to apply: https://forms.gle/icjqtRw2gNkUz2a58

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, genetic information 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.

INTERNSHIP 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.

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

  • As an Operations 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. You will manage supplies, track monthly budgets, and assist with major events and other tasks to support staff.
  • 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 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 accept internship applications year-round, but interns are selected on an as-needed basis. 

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 5:30 pm. We also welcome longer-term interns. 
  • 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 to educational and training opportunities. 

To Apply For an Internship:

Submit the following materials to admin@nvdems.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

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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