Seeking: Organizing Director
The Sonia Chang-Díaz for Governor campaign is hiring an Organizing Director to build a progressive movement for bold, transformational change in Massachusetts.
The Organizing Director will oversee the campaign’s volunteer and voter contact programs. In this role, you’ll be responsible for all aspects of the organizing program, including hiring and supervising organizing staff and setting ambitious goals for your team. The ideal candidate for this job will be ready to run a modern, sustainable organizing operation focused on innovative voter contact, including relational organizing, digital organizing, and distributed organizing from the first days of the campaign.
The salary for this position is $8,000 per month. To apply for this position, send a copy of your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with ORGANIZING DIRECTOR APPLICATION as the subject line.
Develop and implement an organizing program to accomplish the campaign’s voter contact and volunteer capacity goals
Write a comprehensive organizing plan to grow the number of volunteers and supporters
Supervise, lead, and evaluate organizing staff
Develop and manage field organizers, distributed organizers, regional organizing directors, and other organizing-focused staff and volunteers
In consultation with the larger team, develop an organizing philosophy for the campaign
Set ambitious organizing goals for volunteer recruitment & voter contact for your team and coach them to meet and exceed those goals
Oversee timely and accurate reporting and data in the organizing program
Collaborate with the senior leadership team to integrate the organizing program into all aspects of the campaign
Be responsible for overseeing voter contact scripts used in the organizing program
Propose new tactics and platforms to connect with volunteers and voters
3+ cycles of competitive campaign experience required
Experience recruiting, training, and managing staff
Sound understanding of field metrics and VoteBuilder/VAN
Commitment to organizing in communities of color
Excellent writing, copyediting, and proofreading skills
Positive attitude and ability to stay calm under pressure
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply