Senior Organizer - Seminole

  • For Our Future Action Fund
  • Seminole, FL, USA
  • Apr 27, 2021

Job Description

Job Advertisement: Position Title: Senior Organizer – Seminole Level: Job Location: Seminole, FL Position Type: Full Time, Exempt Education Level: None Salary Range: $48,000.00 Salary/year Travel %: Up to 50% Job Shift: Any Job Categories: Nonprofit - Social Services Number of Openings: 1 ABOUT FOR OUR FUTURE Founded in 2016, For Our Future Action Fund and For Our Future run the largest, permanent progressive field program across key states. Our vision is to expand the progressive infrastructure and advance economic prosperity for all, strong community schools, climate justice, and racial and social justice. Along with community partners and volunteers, we consistently engage with people in face-to-face conversations around what issues matter most to them. By organizing people in lasting relationships, we win elections, drive local progress, make a community’s collective voice heard, and help build the transformative power needed to improve people’s lives. In 2018, we made over 10 million door knocks and held 1.5 million face-to-face conversations with voters in 7 states. Our turnout operation and innovative program helped restore voting rights to 1.4 million Floridians, expand Medicaid coverage to 400,000 in Virginia, and resulted in sizable electoral progress at the state and federal level, including the pickup of 3 Governor mansions, 1 Senate seat, 13 Congressional seats, and 22 state legislative seats. For Our Future will continue to grow and win through 2020, building power across issue fights and elections. Headquartered in Washington, DC, our current state programs include Florida, Michigan, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin. JOB SUMMARY For Our Future Florida seeks a motivated, outgoing, and results-driven organizer to head up our volunteer efforts in Seminole County. You will work to engage area residents and activists on local and national causes, candidates and campaigns that matter to them. Candidates should have familiarity with Seminole County, experience working in political campaigns or volunteer environments, experience recruiting and working with volunteers, comfort working long hours, basic digital skills, and access to a car and a working laptop or tablet. This is a full-time position through at least November 6, 2020. Responsibilities Include, But Not Limited To: Planning and overseeing a robust volunteer recruitment, training, and management program, both digital and in-person when possible Implementing rigorous processes for meeting assigned goals associated with each metric on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis Monitoring metrics including voter contact attempts per shift, flake rate, completion rate, and confirmation rate Prioritizing quality voter interactions without sacrificing quantity Ensuring timely and accurate data entry and reporting Representing the organization at community events and meetings when assigned, either virtual or in person where possible Working with field leadership to plan and help implement new outreach strategies in your region QUALIFICATIONS: 1-2 cycles of competitive field experience preferred Knowledge of Votebuilder/VAN is a plus Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel is a plus Basic computer literacy, database skills, and access to a reliable portable computer Ability to work long and irregular hours in a fast-paced, metrics driven work environment Must have access to reliable transportation Ability to meet deadlines under pressure while handling multiple projects Ability to work independently and in team settings Strong coaching skills and abilities Winning mentality Bilingual experience is a plus, but not required SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position may supervise members of the field staff. WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS Because of COVID-19, state and local government stay at home orders, phased reopening orders, and other factors limit For Our Future’s canvassing program. When these limits apply, your work environment will likely be your domicile (teleworking) or a socially-distanced office. When the governments allow door-to-door canvassing, it will be a high priority. When the canvassing is allowed, the work environment will vary but work will typically be performed outdoors. Employees may be required to work in extreme weather conditions, including rain, heat, and cold. This position is expected to interact regularly with community partners face-to-face or in a group setting, and may also be expected to interact face-to-face with volunteers or voters. EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK Employees may be required to work outside of normal business hours including weekends, holidays, and nights. Employees may be required to abide by certain blackout dates during a campaign cycle, and generally not allowed to take more than 2-3 days off consecutively during blackout periods. Emergencies will not be affected by this policy. For Our Future offers the following benefits to all full-time employees: Health insurance coverage - 95% employer paid and 5% employee paid. Paid Parental Leave. Retirement savings plan with matching contributions up to the first 5%. $100 monthly cell phone bill reimbursement. 13 days paid time off every calendar year, as well as other paid holidays. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. For Our Future Action Fund is an equal opportunity employer. This application will not be used for limiting or excluding any applicant from consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law, including race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, personal appearance, family responsibilities, genetic information, matriculation, political affiliation, arrest record, conviction record, ancestry, military service, or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or ordinances. Should an applicant need a reasonable accommodation in the application process, they should contact a company representative. AT-WILL EMPLOYMENT The relationship between you and the For Our Future Action Fund is referred to as “employment at will.” This means that your employment can be terminated at any time for any reason, with or without cause, with or without notice, by you or the For Our Future Action Fund/For Our Future. No representative of For Our Future Action Fund has authority to enter into any employment agreement with you that is contrary to the foregoing “employment at will” relationship. By signing below, you hereby affirm that your employment is “at will”, and that you acknowledge that no oral or written statements or representations regarding your employment can alter your “at will” status, except for a written statement signed by you and our Chief Executive Officer or duly authorized representative as determined by a resolution of the Board of Directors of For Our Future Action Fund.