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Field Organizer – Multiple Positions Available

The Kansas Democratic Party is hiring full-time organizers for a statewide coordinated field program. Organizers will be responsible for executing the statewide field plan within their assigned turf and will report to their Regional Field Director. As the local face of the Kansas Democratic Party, organizers must possess strong social skills, a desire to elect Democrats, and be committee to giving their best effort at all times.

Organizers will be expected to relocate to a city in Kansas and be prepared to run an office for the Kansas Democratic Party. Accordingly organizers must possess reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, and most importantly the ability to be self-directed and to function independently.

Experience as an organizer or a fellow is desirable, but training will be held for all staff and those seeking their first job in politics are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Identify, recruit, and train groups of volunteers to conduct voter contact, registration and more
  • Lead/train volunteers through the various phases of the campaign
  • Ensure accurate collection and entry of data
  • Provide the Regional Field Director with quantitative and qualitative reports as part of an ongoing evaluation of the program’s success
  • Cooperate with County and District leaders to achieve shared goals and grow local organizations
  • Hit all metrics/goals for volunteer recruitment, voter contact and other program elements
  • Support local Democratic organizations by keeping office hours and lending help when available

Diversity

  • We will have positions in diverse communities throughout Kansas
  • We welcome applicants who are members of the various communities we will be organizing in including, but not limited to, Latinx, Native American, Retiree, Students, African American, and LGBTQIA
  • All field organizers will be trained on how to relate to and interact with communities that are not their own

Qualifications and Skills

  • Understanding common technology with an emphasis on Google Docs, general use of Windows computers, familiarity with cell phones, Excel, and the ability to learn new tools
  • Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and written

Benefits

  • This position includes great medical, dental and vision coverage

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@kansasdems.org. Please list “Field Organizer” in the subject line. Position will be open until filled and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Salary is commensurate with experience.

The Kansas Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive workplace. The Kansas Democratic Party is dedicated to achieving equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin or disability.
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