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2020 NEVADA CAUCUS JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

 

DIGITAL DIRECTOR

Role Overview

The Digital Director will be responsible for working with the Caucus Director to ensure the day to day and long term needs for our digital campaign are met. The Digital 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 digital means in support of our mission to help the largest possible number of Democrats participate in the caucus process. The Digital Director will report directly to the Caucus Director.

Tasks & Responsibilities

Including, but not limited to:

  • Develop and execute digital strategy and campaign for the 2020 Caucus
  • Manage and grow all social media platforms through engaging content
  • Create and sustain online communities that increase volunteer participation
  • Work across departments to amplify work and communicate a clear and consistent message about the Caucus and the State Party
  • Manage and drive email fundraising program
  • Own, develop and manage our website to be effectively utilized by constituents & Caucus goers

Required Skills & Background

  • Multiple cycles of campaign and / or digital organizing experience
  • Commitment to a multi-department approach to digital organizing
  • Ability to build and execute projects from beginning to end
  • Experience developing multi-platform creative including copy, graphics, and video  
  • Experience managing impactful rapid response campaigns
  • Comfortable analyzing and communicating digital metrics
  • Strong attention to accuracy and detail
  • 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

ORGANIZING DIRECTOR

Role Overview

The Organizing Director will be responsible for working with the Caucus Director to ensure the volunteer capacity, training and organizing needs of the 2020 Caucus are met. The Organizing Director will work closely with all other department heads to ensure support for the organizing team in support of our mission to help the largest possible number of Democrats participate in the caucus process. The Organizing Director should be a skilled manager, positive, solutions-oriented, creative and capable of motivating a diverse staff. The Organizing Director will manage Deputy Organizing Directors to plan and oversee large logistical elements of the 2020 Caucus. The Organizing Director will  report directly to the Caucus Director.

 

Tasks & Responsibilities: Including, but not limited to:

  • Develop strategies and systems that lead organizing team to successfully meet daily and weekly organizing metrics, as well as maintain data integrity
  • Develop and execute organizing strategy that engages the largest number of Democrats to participate in the 2020 caucus
  • 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
  • Keep your team focused and motivated in a high-stress, rigorous work schedule and environment
  • Consistently meet stated deadlines and communicate with Caucus 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
  • Excellent at meeting goals and deadlines
  • Ability to collaborate, work across departments and develop a vision
  • Strong management and team building skills / Ability to inspire a team
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate priorities, needs and expectations up and down the chain of command
  • Must have access to a vehicle and a cellphone
  • Two cycles of organizing experience and two cycles of staff management experience
  • Proficient in VoteBuilder / VAN

 

Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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

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

DATA DIRECTOR

Role Overview

The Data Director will be responsible for working with the Caucus Director to ensure the day to day and long term needs for data interpretation and visualization are met. The Data Director will work closely with the Field Director to support our organizing team and will find opportunities to increase the overall quality of our work using data in support of our mission to help the largest possible number of Democrats participate in the caucus process.The Data Director will report directly to the Caucus Director.

 

Tasks & Responsibilities

Including, but not limited to:

  • Administer Votebuilder (VAN) and onboard new users by vetting and training them, and permissioning access. This will include maintaining and enforcing data best practices and data sharing within Votebuilder across committees
  • Creating advanced targeted universes for our organizing team and partners to use when contacting voters
  • Provide guidance, training and support to staff as it relates to the use of data for measuring organizational performance and strategic planning
  • Collaborating with other departments to develop a curriculum to expand the technical skill set of other data-oriented campaign staff.
  • Providing strategic input to the campaign based on analysis and leading conversations around data-informed decision making
  • Visualizing information in intuitive and accessible ways

 

Required Skills & Background

  • Experience with Votebuilder VAN/Votebuilder & VAN Administration
  • Expert knowledge of Excel or Google Sheets
  • Using SQL to retrieve and manipulate data in data warehouse(s);
  • Experience with statistical analysis, experimentation, and predictive modeling
  • Previous campaign experience
  • Exceptionally well organized and detail oriented with the ability to meet strict deadlines

 

Preferred Background & Experience

  • Python (pandas), R, or any other language used in data manipulation and analysis
  • Tableau, d3, Shiny, and other visualization platforms (share data viz work!)
  • Experience working with GIS tools like QGIS or ArcGIS and political shapefiles

 

Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

Role Overview

The Logistics & Operations Director will be responsible for working with the Caucus Director to ensure the operational needs of every aspect of the 2020 Caucus are met. The Logistics & Operations 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 operations management in support of our mission to help the largest possible number of Democrats participate in the caucus process. The Logistics & Operations Director will report directly to the Caucus Director.

 

Tasks & Responsibilities

Including, but not limited to:

  • Manage the day-to-day logistics and administration for the Caucus Team including the management of supplies, offices, housing, equipment and travel
  • Understand Caucus budget and participate in budget conversations
  • Address operations issues and needs from caucus staff in a timely manner
  • Build and execute a plan for long term Caucus logistics
  • Manage relationships with landlords & vendors and ensure timely payment & communication

 

Required Skills & Background

  • One cycle of campaign and / or organizing experience
  • Commitment to working across departments to accomplish tasks
  • Exceptionally well organized with intense attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with people from many backgrounds
  • Flexible, adaptable and solutions-oriented
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines under pressure
  • Knowledge of Google suite tools
  • Willingness to work long and 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

 

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 and educational opportunities and training.

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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