Program and Data Manager (cycle-position, multiple states – 5 positions)

America Votes | Remote Possible 

Date Posted

09/13/22

Job Role

Data & Data Management

Organization Type

Campaign or Committee

Location

Remote Possible

Salary Range

$41,000-$60,000

How to Apply

Program and Data Manager (cycle-position, multiple states – 5 positions)

America Votes | Remote Possible 

Position Summary

Organization Overview

America Votes is the coordination hub of the progressive community, leading collaborative efforts among a diverse coalition of more than 400 state and national partner organizations to advance progressive policies, win elections and protect every American’s right to vote. America Votes works nationally and in more than 20 states to provide a range of services to partners, including strategic planning, advocacy and electoral campaign coordination, data tools and targeting services, and on-the-ground leadership in key states. For more information about America Votes, visit www.americavotes.org.

Commitment to Racial Equity

America Votes is committed to advancing racial equity through organizational systems and policies that are consistently tested, evaluated and updated. Some organizational priorities include:

 

  • Building reflective and equitable state and national networks and partnerships.
  • Increasing engagement of state-based groups building power in communities of color in the planning process.
  • Expanding the Community Power Builders program, designed to support organizations led by and working in communities of color as they emerge into the 501(c)4 space.

America Votes sees its commitment to racial equity as an integral part of its success. Applicants are encouraged to reflect on how they see themselves contributing to America Votes’ work on advancing racial equity.

 

Position Description

America Votes is seeking a well-organized self-starter for a full-time, 2022 cycle position as the Program and Data Manager in the following States: MI, MN, NC, OH, PA. The Program and Data Manager plays a key role in the advancement of the progressive movement, both through issue advocacy and election activity. This person will be the keeper and coordinator of some of the most exciting progressive work in the state. This position is ideal for someone who has entry level campaign experience and is eager to learn more, has a passion for helping others do their best work, and is excited about the details and tools that power direct voter contact programs. The position works directly with the America Votes team, as well as dozens of progressive partners across the state.

The Program and Data Manager will be responsible for supporting partner organizations running program in the state including field operations, integrating best practices, and using voter contact tools like VAN, Get Thru and Scale to Win. The position ends December 31, 2022.

Location

The Program and Data Manager positions are based in the state where they are assigned. The cities below are the preferred but not the required location. Other localities in the state are negotiable. 

Lansing, Michigan

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Columbus, Ohio

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Madison or Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Concord, New Hampshire

The role may require some travel and reasonable access to an airport is required. America Votes is currently working remotely, however if you are based in a state with an America Votes office, a hybrid approach may be possible depending on local guidance during the temporary period of remote work.

 

Responsibilities

  • Support coalition partners through the development of campaign plans (electoral, voting rights and issue campaigns), providing technical and organizing assistance, responding to programmatic requests, and supporting the implementation of successful strategies.
  • Support coalition coordination by tracking electoral and advocacy programs including organizational programs, monitoring benchmarks, providing technical assistance including scaling up tactics and basic use of tools like VAN, and identifying gaps in collective strategy.
  • Support electoral and advocacy program implementation across partner organizations including script development and program timing and support some partners in using VAN (Voter Activation Network) or other direct voter contact tools like Scale to Win and BallotReady. This may include basic VAN administration and other tools administration. 
  • Support the implementation of America Votes specific programs including grant management.
  • Support the management of canvass turf and mail coordination tools, process and implementation.
  • Support special projects and programs that might include Get Out the Vote events, Days of Action, or other special projects. 
  • Support events of America Votes partners and allies including coalition meetings and trainings.
  • Lead and support coalition and work group meetings, sometimes on short notice.
  • Create and conduct training on voter contact tools for partners, staff training on campaign related topics for partners.  
  • Create content for presentations on the political landscape, coalition work, and other related materials. 
  • Develop and complete reports on progress toward team and coalition campaign goals. This may include extensive use of Google Suite tools and programs as well as other America Votes campaign coordination tools. 
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

 

Qualifications

Required

  • Ideal candidates will have at least 2 years of experience in progressive political campaigns, progressive non-profits (with an organizing focus), or similar transferable experience .
  • Experience working with underrepresented and/or historically marginalized communities, particularly in political, electoral, and organizing settings.
  • Strong sense of ownership and resilience with respect to planning ahead, finding alternative paths when needed, and bouncing back from setbacks and rejections. Demonstrated ability to move people to action and hold them accountable with and without formal authority.
  • Candidates should have an understanding of common direct voter contact programs. Experience with campaign field operations including canvass operations and script writing. 
  • Familiarity with VAN (Voter Activation Network) or similar systems like Vote Builder. Experience with canvass programs strongly preferred. Familiarity with other direct voter contact tools (GetThru, Scale to Win, Impactive, Hustle, etc.) a plus. 
  • Demonstrated ability to build consensus, negotiate, and strategically disagree within a highly collaborative work environment; ability to be respected by progressive stakeholders, to be trusted to lead and to be able to practice confidentiality, discretion and legal compliance in the work.
  • Ability to work independently and to drive and manage own workload; ability to manage several tasks/projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively by making and meeting team goals. Excellent communication, presentation, and time management skills, with attention to detail.
  • High level of competency with Excel or Google Sheets, Google Slides or related tools. Must be comfortable using spreadsheets, and should have a working knowledge of – or be able to quickly pick up: pivot tables, filters, text to columns, and creating simple charts. 
  • Ability to travel within the state (as needed); ability to work irregular campaign style hours, especially during the peak months of the electoral cycle. Must be a self-starter. 
  • Candidates should have a spirit of service and curiosity, along with a diplomatic approach to problem-solving in work with outside partners and while working independently or on a team.

Preferred

  • Knowledge of and experience with independent expenditure political campaigns.
  • Familiarity with digital and/or mail campaigns and tools. 
  • Experience administering programs using VAN or willingness to learn.
  • Experience or training in race equity/anti-racist frameworks; a general understanding of how power. intersects with gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and class in organizing and electoral settings.
  • Familiarity with Analyst Institute voter mobilization best practices. 
  • Familiarity with Get Out the Vote and Vote by Mail operations. 

Compensation

The salary for this position will be between $58,000-63,000 ($4,833 – $5,250 monthly) and depend upon the applicant’s experience. America Votes offers a competitive benefits package covering 90% of employee medical, dental, & vision insurance premiums, life insurance, long term disability coverage, cell phone stipend, personal professional development funds, parental leave, and 401 (K) after six months of continuous service with the organization. America Votes provides a generous paid time off policy with paid vacation, paid sick leave and personal days, at least 10 Federal paid holidays including Juneteenth, as well as paid organizational time off from at least December 25 to January 1. This position ends December 31, 2022. 

 

To Apply

Please submit a copy of your resume, a cover letter and three references to the application form and indicate the state or states you are interested in working in for the 2022 cycle. Interviews will begin the week of May 16th and continue until all positions are filled. 

 

If you experience any technical difficulties with our application form, please email . Please note that only applications received through the application form will be considered; please do not email us your application materials.

America Votes is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. America Votes does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under local, state or federal law. People of color, LGBTQ candidates, individuals with disabilities, and neurodivergent individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Date Posted

09/13/22

Job Role

Data & Data Management

Location

Remote Possible

Salary

How to Apply

Position Summary

Organization Overview

America Votes is the coordination hub of the progressive community, leading collaborative efforts among a diverse coalition of more than 400 state and national partner organizations to advance progressive policies, win elections and protect every American’s right to vote. America Votes works nationally and in more than 20 states to provide a range of services to partners, including strategic planning, advocacy and electoral campaign coordination, data tools and targeting services, and on-the-ground leadership in key states. For more information about America Votes, visit www.americavotes.org.

Commitment to Racial Equity

America Votes is committed to advancing racial equity through organizational systems and policies that are consistently tested, evaluated and updated. Some organizational priorities include:

 

  • Building reflective and equitable state and national networks and partnerships.
  • Increasing engagement of state-based groups building power in communities of color in the planning process.
  • Expanding the Community Power Builders program, designed to support organizations led by and working in communities of color as they emerge into the 501(c)4 space.

America Votes sees its commitment to racial equity as an integral part of its success. Applicants are encouraged to reflect on how they see themselves contributing to America Votes’ work on advancing racial equity.

 

Position Description

America Votes is seeking a well-organized self-starter for a full-time, 2022 cycle position as the Program and Data Manager in the following States: MI, MN, NC, OH, PA. The Program and Data Manager plays a key role in the advancement of the progressive movement, both through issue advocacy and election activity. This person will be the keeper and coordinator of some of the most exciting progressive work in the state. This position is ideal for someone who has entry level campaign experience and is eager to learn more, has a passion for helping others do their best work, and is excited about the details and tools that power direct voter contact programs. The position works directly with the America Votes team, as well as dozens of progressive partners across the state.

The Program and Data Manager will be responsible for supporting partner organizations running program in the state including field operations, integrating best practices, and using voter contact tools like VAN, Get Thru and Scale to Win. The position ends December 31, 2022.

Location

The Program and Data Manager positions are based in the state where they are assigned. The cities below are the preferred but not the required location. Other localities in the state are negotiable. 

Lansing, Michigan

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Columbus, Ohio

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Madison or Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Concord, New Hampshire

The role may require some travel and reasonable access to an airport is required. America Votes is currently working remotely, however if you are based in a state with an America Votes office, a hybrid approach may be possible depending on local guidance during the temporary period of remote work.

 

Responsibilities

  • Support coalition partners through the development of campaign plans (electoral, voting rights and issue campaigns), providing technical and organizing assistance, responding to programmatic requests, and supporting the implementation of successful strategies.
  • Support coalition coordination by tracking electoral and advocacy programs including organizational programs, monitoring benchmarks, providing technical assistance including scaling up tactics and basic use of tools like VAN, and identifying gaps in collective strategy.
  • Support electoral and advocacy program implementation across partner organizations including script development and program timing and support some partners in using VAN (Voter Activation Network) or other direct voter contact tools like Scale to Win and BallotReady. This may include basic VAN administration and other tools administration. 
  • Support the implementation of America Votes specific programs including grant management.
  • Support the management of canvass turf and mail coordination tools, process and implementation.
  • Support special projects and programs that might include Get Out the Vote events, Days of Action, or other special projects. 
  • Support events of America Votes partners and allies including coalition meetings and trainings.
  • Lead and support coalition and work group meetings, sometimes on short notice.
  • Create and conduct training on voter contact tools for partners, staff training on campaign related topics for partners.  
  • Create content for presentations on the political landscape, coalition work, and other related materials. 
  • Develop and complete reports on progress toward team and coalition campaign goals. This may include extensive use of Google Suite tools and programs as well as other America Votes campaign coordination tools. 
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

 

Qualifications

Required

  • Ideal candidates will have at least 2 years of experience in progressive political campaigns, progressive non-profits (with an organizing focus), or similar transferable experience .
  • Experience working with underrepresented and/or historically marginalized communities, particularly in political, electoral, and organizing settings.
  • Strong sense of ownership and resilience with respect to planning ahead, finding alternative paths when needed, and bouncing back from setbacks and rejections. Demonstrated ability to move people to action and hold them accountable with and without formal authority.
  • Candidates should have an understanding of common direct voter contact programs. Experience with campaign field operations including canvass operations and script writing. 
  • Familiarity with VAN (Voter Activation Network) or similar systems like Vote Builder. Experience with canvass programs strongly preferred. Familiarity with other direct voter contact tools (GetThru, Scale to Win, Impactive, Hustle, etc.) a plus. 
  • Demonstrated ability to build consensus, negotiate, and strategically disagree within a highly collaborative work environment; ability to be respected by progressive stakeholders, to be trusted to lead and to be able to practice confidentiality, discretion and legal compliance in the work.
  • Ability to work independently and to drive and manage own workload; ability to manage several tasks/projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively by making and meeting team goals. Excellent communication, presentation, and time management skills, with attention to detail.
  • High level of competency with Excel or Google Sheets, Google Slides or related tools. Must be comfortable using spreadsheets, and should have a working knowledge of – or be able to quickly pick up: pivot tables, filters, text to columns, and creating simple charts. 
  • Ability to travel within the state (as needed); ability to work irregular campaign style hours, especially during the peak months of the electoral cycle. Must be a self-starter. 
  • Candidates should have a spirit of service and curiosity, along with a diplomatic approach to problem-solving in work with outside partners and while working independently or on a team.

Preferred

  • Knowledge of and experience with independent expenditure political campaigns.
  • Familiarity with digital and/or mail campaigns and tools. 
  • Experience administering programs using VAN or willingness to learn.
  • Experience or training in race equity/anti-racist frameworks; a general understanding of how power. intersects with gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and class in organizing and electoral settings.
  • Familiarity with Analyst Institute voter mobilization best practices. 
  • Familiarity with Get Out the Vote and Vote by Mail operations. 

Compensation

The salary for this position will be between $58,000-63,000 ($4,833 – $5,250 monthly) and depend upon the applicant’s experience. America Votes offers a competitive benefits package covering 90% of employee medical, dental, & vision insurance premiums, life insurance, long term disability coverage, cell phone stipend, personal professional development funds, parental leave, and 401 (K) after six months of continuous service with the organization. America Votes provides a generous paid time off policy with paid vacation, paid sick leave and personal days, at least 10 Federal paid holidays including Juneteenth, as well as paid organizational time off from at least December 25 to January 1. This position ends December 31, 2022. 

 

To Apply

Please submit a copy of your resume, a cover letter and three references to the application form and indicate the state or states you are interested in working in for the 2022 cycle. Interviews will begin the week of May 16th and continue until all positions are filled. 

 

If you experience any technical difficulties with our application form, please email . Please note that only applications received through the application form will be considered; please do not email us your application materials.

America Votes is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. America Votes does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under local, state or federal law. People of color, LGBTQ candidates, individuals with disabilities, and neurodivergent individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Date Posted

09/13/22

Job Role

Data & Data Management

Location

Remote Possible

Salary

How to Apply

Program and Data Manager (cycle-position, multiple states – 5 positions)

America Votes | Remote Possible |

Position Summary

Organization Overview

America Votes is the coordination hub of the progressive community, leading collaborative efforts among a diverse coalition of more than 400 state and national partner organizations to advance progressive policies, win elections and protect every American’s right to vote. America Votes works nationally and in more than 20 states to provide a range of services to partners, including strategic planning, advocacy and electoral campaign coordination, data tools and targeting services, and on-the-ground leadership in key states. For more information about America Votes, visit www.americavotes.org.

Commitment to Racial Equity

America Votes is committed to advancing racial equity through organizational systems and policies that are consistently tested, evaluated and updated. Some organizational priorities include:

 

  • Building reflective and equitable state and national networks and partnerships.
  • Increasing engagement of state-based groups building power in communities of color in the planning process.
  • Expanding the Community Power Builders program, designed to support organizations led by and working in communities of color as they emerge into the 501(c)4 space.

America Votes sees its commitment to racial equity as an integral part of its success. Applicants are encouraged to reflect on how they see themselves contributing to America Votes’ work on advancing racial equity.

 

Position Description

America Votes is seeking a well-organized self-starter for a full-time, 2022 cycle position as the Program and Data Manager in the following States: MI, MN, NC, OH, PA. The Program and Data Manager plays a key role in the advancement of the progressive movement, both through issue advocacy and election activity. This person will be the keeper and coordinator of some of the most exciting progressive work in the state. This position is ideal for someone who has entry level campaign experience and is eager to learn more, has a passion for helping others do their best work, and is excited about the details and tools that power direct voter contact programs. The position works directly with the America Votes team, as well as dozens of progressive partners across the state.

The Program and Data Manager will be responsible for supporting partner organizations running program in the state including field operations, integrating best practices, and using voter contact tools like VAN, Get Thru and Scale to Win. The position ends December 31, 2022.

Location

The Program and Data Manager positions are based in the state where they are assigned. The cities below are the preferred but not the required location. Other localities in the state are negotiable. 

Lansing, Michigan

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Columbus, Ohio

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Madison or Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Concord, New Hampshire

The role may require some travel and reasonable access to an airport is required. America Votes is currently working remotely, however if you are based in a state with an America Votes office, a hybrid approach may be possible depending on local guidance during the temporary period of remote work.

 

Responsibilities

  • Support coalition partners through the development of campaign plans (electoral, voting rights and issue campaigns), providing technical and organizing assistance, responding to programmatic requests, and supporting the implementation of successful strategies.
  • Support coalition coordination by tracking electoral and advocacy programs including organizational programs, monitoring benchmarks, providing technical assistance including scaling up tactics and basic use of tools like VAN, and identifying gaps in collective strategy.
  • Support electoral and advocacy program implementation across partner organizations including script development and program timing and support some partners in using VAN (Voter Activation Network) or other direct voter contact tools like Scale to Win and BallotReady. This may include basic VAN administration and other tools administration. 
  • Support the implementation of America Votes specific programs including grant management.
  • Support the management of canvass turf and mail coordination tools, process and implementation.
  • Support special projects and programs that might include Get Out the Vote events, Days of Action, or other special projects. 
  • Support events of America Votes partners and allies including coalition meetings and trainings.
  • Lead and support coalition and work group meetings, sometimes on short notice.
  • Create and conduct training on voter contact tools for partners, staff training on campaign related topics for partners.  
  • Create content for presentations on the political landscape, coalition work, and other related materials. 
  • Develop and complete reports on progress toward team and coalition campaign goals. This may include extensive use of Google Suite tools and programs as well as other America Votes campaign coordination tools. 
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

 

Qualifications

Required

  • Ideal candidates will have at least 2 years of experience in progressive political campaigns, progressive non-profits (with an organizing focus), or similar transferable experience .
  • Experience working with underrepresented and/or historically marginalized communities, particularly in political, electoral, and organizing settings.
  • Strong sense of ownership and resilience with respect to planning ahead, finding alternative paths when needed, and bouncing back from setbacks and rejections. Demonstrated ability to move people to action and hold them accountable with and without formal authority.
  • Candidates should have an understanding of common direct voter contact programs. Experience with campaign field operations including canvass operations and script writing. 
  • Familiarity with VAN (Voter Activation Network) or similar systems like Vote Builder. Experience with canvass programs strongly preferred. Familiarity with other direct voter contact tools (GetThru, Scale to Win, Impactive, Hustle, etc.) a plus. 
  • Demonstrated ability to build consensus, negotiate, and strategically disagree within a highly collaborative work environment; ability to be respected by progressive stakeholders, to be trusted to lead and to be able to practice confidentiality, discretion and legal compliance in the work.
  • Ability to work independently and to drive and manage own workload; ability to manage several tasks/projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively by making and meeting team goals. Excellent communication, presentation, and time management skills, with attention to detail.
  • High level of competency with Excel or Google Sheets, Google Slides or related tools. Must be comfortable using spreadsheets, and should have a working knowledge of – or be able to quickly pick up: pivot tables, filters, text to columns, and creating simple charts. 
  • Ability to travel within the state (as needed); ability to work irregular campaign style hours, especially during the peak months of the electoral cycle. Must be a self-starter. 
  • Candidates should have a spirit of service and curiosity, along with a diplomatic approach to problem-solving in work with outside partners and while working independently or on a team.

Preferred

  • Knowledge of and experience with independent expenditure political campaigns.
  • Familiarity with digital and/or mail campaigns and tools. 
  • Experience administering programs using VAN or willingness to learn.
  • Experience or training in race equity/anti-racist frameworks; a general understanding of how power. intersects with gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and class in organizing and electoral settings.
  • Familiarity with Analyst Institute voter mobilization best practices. 
  • Familiarity with Get Out the Vote and Vote by Mail operations. 

Compensation

The salary for this position will be between $58,000-63,000 ($4,833 – $5,250 monthly) and depend upon the applicant’s experience. America Votes offers a competitive benefits package covering 90% of employee medical, dental, & vision insurance premiums, life insurance, long term disability coverage, cell phone stipend, personal professional development funds, parental leave, and 401 (K) after six months of continuous service with the organization. America Votes provides a generous paid time off policy with paid vacation, paid sick leave and personal days, at least 10 Federal paid holidays including Juneteenth, as well as paid organizational time off from at least December 25 to January 1. This position ends December 31, 2022. 

 

To Apply

Please submit a copy of your resume, a cover letter and three references to the application form and indicate the state or states you are interested in working in for the 2022 cycle. Interviews will begin the week of May 16th and continue until all positions are filled. 

 

If you experience any technical difficulties with our application form, please email . Please note that only applications received through the application form will be considered; please do not email us your application materials.

America Votes is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. America Votes does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under local, state or federal law. People of color, LGBTQ candidates, individuals with disabilities, and neurodivergent individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Date Posted

09/13/22

Job Role

Data & Data Management

Location

Remote Possible

Salary

How to Apply

Program and Data Manager (cycle-position, multiple states – 5 positions)

America Votes | Remote Possible |

Position Summary

Organization Overview

America Votes is the coordination hub of the progressive community, leading collaborative efforts among a diverse coalition of more than 400 state and national partner organizations to advance progressive policies, win elections and protect every American’s right to vote. America Votes works nationally and in more than 20 states to provide a range of services to partners, including strategic planning, advocacy and electoral campaign coordination, data tools and targeting services, and on-the-ground leadership in key states. For more information about America Votes, visit www.americavotes.org.

Commitment to Racial Equity

America Votes is committed to advancing racial equity through organizational systems and policies that are consistently tested, evaluated and updated. Some organizational priorities include:

 

  • Building reflective and equitable state and national networks and partnerships.
  • Increasing engagement of state-based groups building power in communities of color in the planning process.
  • Expanding the Community Power Builders program, designed to support organizations led by and working in communities of color as they emerge into the 501(c)4 space.

America Votes sees its commitment to racial equity as an integral part of its success. Applicants are encouraged to reflect on how they see themselves contributing to America Votes’ work on advancing racial equity.

 

Position Description

America Votes is seeking a well-organized self-starter for a full-time, 2022 cycle position as the Program and Data Manager in the following States: MI, MN, NC, OH, PA. The Program and Data Manager plays a key role in the advancement of the progressive movement, both through issue advocacy and election activity. This person will be the keeper and coordinator of some of the most exciting progressive work in the state. This position is ideal for someone who has entry level campaign experience and is eager to learn more, has a passion for helping others do their best work, and is excited about the details and tools that power direct voter contact programs. The position works directly with the America Votes team, as well as dozens of progressive partners across the state.

The Program and Data Manager will be responsible for supporting partner organizations running program in the state including field operations, integrating best practices, and using voter contact tools like VAN, Get Thru and Scale to Win. The position ends December 31, 2022.

Location

The Program and Data Manager positions are based in the state where they are assigned. The cities below are the preferred but not the required location. Other localities in the state are negotiable. 

Lansing, Michigan

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Columbus, Ohio

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Madison or Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Concord, New Hampshire

The role may require some travel and reasonable access to an airport is required. America Votes is currently working remotely, however if you are based in a state with an America Votes office, a hybrid approach may be possible depending on local guidance during the temporary period of remote work.

 

Responsibilities

  • Support coalition partners through the development of campaign plans (electoral, voting rights and issue campaigns), providing technical and organizing assistance, responding to programmatic requests, and supporting the implementation of successful strategies.
  • Support coalition coordination by tracking electoral and advocacy programs including organizational programs, monitoring benchmarks, providing technical assistance including scaling up tactics and basic use of tools like VAN, and identifying gaps in collective strategy.
  • Support electoral and advocacy program implementation across partner organizations including script development and program timing and support some partners in using VAN (Voter Activation Network) or other direct voter contact tools like Scale to Win and BallotReady. This may include basic VAN administration and other tools administration. 
  • Support the implementation of America Votes specific programs including grant management.
  • Support the management of canvass turf and mail coordination tools, process and implementation.
  • Support special projects and programs that might include Get Out the Vote events, Days of Action, or other special projects. 
  • Support events of America Votes partners and allies including coalition meetings and trainings.
  • Lead and support coalition and work group meetings, sometimes on short notice.
  • Create and conduct training on voter contact tools for partners, staff training on campaign related topics for partners.  
  • Create content for presentations on the political landscape, coalition work, and other related materials. 
  • Develop and complete reports on progress toward team and coalition campaign goals. This may include extensive use of Google Suite tools and programs as well as other America Votes campaign coordination tools. 
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

 

Qualifications

Required

  • Ideal candidates will have at least 2 years of experience in progressive political campaigns, progressive non-profits (with an organizing focus), or similar transferable experience .
  • Experience working with underrepresented and/or historically marginalized communities, particularly in political, electoral, and organizing settings.
  • Strong sense of ownership and resilience with respect to planning ahead, finding alternative paths when needed, and bouncing back from setbacks and rejections. Demonstrated ability to move people to action and hold them accountable with and without formal authority.
  • Candidates should have an understanding of common direct voter contact programs. Experience with campaign field operations including canvass operations and script writing. 
  • Familiarity with VAN (Voter Activation Network) or similar systems like Vote Builder. Experience with canvass programs strongly preferred. Familiarity with other direct voter contact tools (GetThru, Scale to Win, Impactive, Hustle, etc.) a plus. 
  • Demonstrated ability to build consensus, negotiate, and strategically disagree within a highly collaborative work environment; ability to be respected by progressive stakeholders, to be trusted to lead and to be able to practice confidentiality, discretion and legal compliance in the work.
  • Ability to work independently and to drive and manage own workload; ability to manage several tasks/projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively by making and meeting team goals. Excellent communication, presentation, and time management skills, with attention to detail.
  • High level of competency with Excel or Google Sheets, Google Slides or related tools. Must be comfortable using spreadsheets, and should have a working knowledge of – or be able to quickly pick up: pivot tables, filters, text to columns, and creating simple charts. 
  • Ability to travel within the state (as needed); ability to work irregular campaign style hours, especially during the peak months of the electoral cycle. Must be a self-starter. 
  • Candidates should have a spirit of service and curiosity, along with a diplomatic approach to problem-solving in work with outside partners and while working independently or on a team.

Preferred

  • Knowledge of and experience with independent expenditure political campaigns.
  • Familiarity with digital and/or mail campaigns and tools. 
  • Experience administering programs using VAN or willingness to learn.
  • Experience or training in race equity/anti-racist frameworks; a general understanding of how power. intersects with gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and class in organizing and electoral settings.
  • Familiarity with Analyst Institute voter mobilization best practices. 
  • Familiarity with Get Out the Vote and Vote by Mail operations. 

Compensation

The salary for this position will be between $58,000-63,000 ($4,833 – $5,250 monthly) and depend upon the applicant’s experience. America Votes offers a competitive benefits package covering 90% of employee medical, dental, & vision insurance premiums, life insurance, long term disability coverage, cell phone stipend, personal professional development funds, parental leave, and 401 (K) after six months of continuous service with the organization. America Votes provides a generous paid time off policy with paid vacation, paid sick leave and personal days, at least 10 Federal paid holidays including Juneteenth, as well as paid organizational time off from at least December 25 to January 1. This position ends December 31, 2022. 

 

To Apply

Please submit a copy of your resume, a cover letter and three references to the application form and indicate the state or states you are interested in working in for the 2022 cycle. Interviews will begin the week of May 16th and continue until all positions are filled. 

 

If you experience any technical difficulties with our application form, please email . Please note that only applications received through the application form will be considered; please do not email us your application materials.

America Votes is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. America Votes does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under local, state or federal law. People of color, LGBTQ candidates, individuals with disabilities, and neurodivergent individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

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