Overview

General Overview:

The Outreach Team is partnering with Let it Resound to mobilize Black voters ahead of the 2024 Election. Black voters have proven they turn out to vote but they’re often forgotten when it comes to voter engagement and education. This year, Let it Resound is launching a campaign to provide authentic spaces to promote Black voter education and community connections so Black voters increase voter turnout ahead of the 2024 Election. We are looking for organizers who are local to their community to interact with Black voters through civic engagement, accessible voter education, and voter registration.

Location and Timeline: We are hiring a remote Organizing Director to manage a team of 7 Organizers located across multiple time zones beginning Spring 2024 and continuing through the November Election. Some travel required.

Responsibilities:

Manage Organizers

Drive topline campaign goals for community events, voter registration, and voter education
Keep each organizer within budget
Manage a team of 7 organizers, training and holding them accountable
Conduct 1:1 with staff
Data Management and Reporting

Report progress of organizers to Project Director
Approve bi-weekly payroll and weekly expense reports

 

Coordinate Internal Logistics for Team

 

Interface with company support departments to ensure team is equipped with all resources
Coordinate purchases and materials
Qualifications:

Management experience
Experience being bottom-line responsible for long-term grassroots campaigns
Experience in field and volunteer organizing either on advocacy or electoral campaigns
Demonstrated experience putting on big events
Self-starter and excellent problem-solving skills
Personally organized
Willingness to work evenings and weekends
Experience with data and volunteer management tools like VAN, Actionbuilder, and Thru Text is preferred
What we’re looking for in a candidate:

Passion for social change
Dedication to diversity, equity, & inclusion
Good with people
Present well over video
Good with technology – digital organizing experience
Commitment to equity and justice, with an agreement to our North Star (below)
Experience bringing a lens of inclusivity to all of your interactions with colleagues and community members.
Passion for the role that your work plays in creating change in the world.
Kindness and consideration for others.
Drive to work collaboratively: learning from others; stepping-in or stepping-back when needed.
Transparency: comfort admitting what you do and don’t know, your capacity, and abilities.
Task management: Able to adapt to the evolving needs of a project. Able to tackle big-picture projects and break them down into smaller pieces
Organized and efficient: Experience or demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects or goals at once in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
Acute attention to detail: Track interactions and tasks with detailed notes. Plans ahead for roadblocks and bounces back quickly when problems arise.
Effective communication skills (written or spoken) that are clear, concise and honest.
Comfortable and excited to speak about the campaign publicly,
Coach and learning mentality: successful experience or willingness to learn new things and pick up new skills on the job. Able to learn from mistakes and try again.
Understanding of how your words and actions affect others, including an awareness of power language and communication accessibility.
Ability to work weekends and weekday evenings, occasional holidays.

Some expectations for the job:

Expect some evening and weekend work
Flexible daily schedule aside from 2-3 hours of calls during peak hours of operation

Salary, Benefits and Perks:

The salary for this position is $72,00-$87,000. Salary within this range is determined through an equity calculator. As part of The Outreach Team’s commitment to compensation equity and transparency, we have a no negotiation policy. Salary negotiations can introduce bias and perpetuate wage inequality. At the end of the campaign, there may be opportunities for advancement. We offer a generous benefits package, including:

Flexible paid vacation and sick leave
Generous health, dental and vision benefits
A monthly cell phone stipend.

What Else You Should Know:

Equity and Inclusion is our North Star: At The Outreach Team we believe deeply that equity and inclusion in our organization makes us better at our work and helps to build a stronger progressive movement. We are an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQIA community and people who identify with other underrepresented groups to apply.

Our organization is inclusive of POC, ethnic/culture minorities, LGBTQIA+ individuals, individuals with disabilities, who are neurodivergent, regardless of educational backgrounds, previous incarceration or convictions. Our leadership team reflects our inclusivity and is reflective of the progressive community we work in and serve.

Please note: We want to hire people of all gender identities. This hiring platform (JazzHR) does not allow us to add in specific options for gender identities outside of the binary, but we are currently working with them to find a solution.