America Votes

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America Votes Columbus, OH, USA
Jun 15, 2018
Full time
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. America Votes' coalition partners advocate for a broad range of issues, including but not limited to environmental protection, public education, human and civil rights, women's choice and labor.   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 Emerging Leaders 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 success. Applicants are encouraged to reflect on how they see themselves contributing to work on advancing racial equity.   For more information about America Votes, visit www.americavotes.org.   Position Description America Votes Ohio is seeking a well-organized self-starter for a temporary full-time position as the field and data coordinator that will conclude in December 2018. The program and field director will support some of the most exciting progressive electoral and policy work taking place in Ohio. The position will work directly with the America Votes team as well as dozens of progressive partners across the state as they plan and execute electoral and issue campaigns, and will be expected to act with appropriate discretion and respect for confidentiality requirements. This position reports to the Ohio state director.   Location Based in Columbus, Ohio. Responsibilities Support coalition partners through the development of campaign plans (electoral and issue campaigns), providing technical and organizing assistance and responding to programmatic requests. Work with partner organizations using the voter file and other technologies to support and enhance contact programs. This includes assisting partners in employing best practices and VAN trainings. Support coalition coordination by tracking organizational programs, monitoring benchmarks, providing technical assistance and identifying gaps in collective strategy. Support legislative strategy around voting rights and support partner legislative issue advocacy. Organize and facilitate coordinated and/or collaborative partner events, including coalition meetings, trainings and direct voter contact activities. Develop capacity-building opportunities for partners and work directly with the state director, deputy state director and data manager to assess program gaps and overlaps to maximize program impact. Support the creation and development of written reports and products to tell the story of Ohio and support the coalition. Support the coalition’s election protection efforts. Other responsibilities as assigned.   Qualifications Required Experience working with underrepresented and/or diverse communities. Ability to build strong relationships quickly and cultivate those relationships over the long term. Ability to manage several tasks/projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively by making and meeting team goals. Excellent organizational, time management and oral and written communications skills; strong writing skills are a must. Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint). Excellent writing and presentation skills with excellent attention to detail. Must be a self-starter; willing to work sometimes long, irregular hours and travel as needed. Ideal candidates will have one to three years of experience in progressive political campaigns or similar organizations. Ideal candidates will be familiar with canvass operations and VAN (Voter Activation Network). Candidates should have a spirit of service and curiosity, along with a diplomatic, professional approach to problem-solving in work with outside partners and while working internally, independently or on a team. Is positive with a sense of humor. Preferred Experience facilitating or working in coalitions. Knowledge of Ohio’s political landscape and/or independent expenditure political campaigns. Strong VAN skills. Strong MS Office skills. Digital campaign experience.   Compensation Salary is commensurate with experience and will range between $45,000 - $50,000. Benefits include health, dental, vision and 401(K) through December 2018.   To Apply Please submit a copy of your resume, a cover letter and three references to the application form found at https://americavotes.org/jobs/?job_id=ef930463-7369-4ad5-b98a-ef2908fef370 .   If you experience any technical difficulties with our application form, please email  recruiting@americavotes.org . 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. We do 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. 
America Votes Concord, NH, USA
Jun 05, 2018
Full time
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. America Votes' coalition partners advocate for a broad range of issues, including, but not limited to environmental protection, public education, human and civil rights, women's choice and labor.   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 Emerging Leaders 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 work on advancing racial equity.   For more information about America Votes, visit  www.americavotes.org .   Position Description America Votes New Hampshire looking for an exceptional person to build out a statewide research and policy-tracking program. The research manager is tasked with tracking and documenting dozens of legislative votes and policy positions of state-based elected officials. The research manager must be an exceptional writer, editor and researcher who is comfortable with web technologies and search engine techniques. This is a full-time position and requires a unique and diverse set of skills, attributes and experience. The research manager is responsible for executing a tight research timeline.    The research manager will be responsible for developing a suite of local and state-based legislative research. America Votes New Hampshire is interested in candidates with experience implementing grassroots and digital advocacy campaigns. The ideal candidate is a motivated self-starter who has at least four years of research, advocacy and policy design experience and thrives in a fast-paced environment. The manager will report to the America Votes state director.   The ideal candidate must be able to:   Manage and build out research books on issues, organizations and individuals Prepare original research documents and backgrounders Maintain all research documents in a dynamic database Pull campaign finance reports and real-time monitoring of campaigns Analyze legislative voting records and track legislative votes and devise action alerts and plain language summaries of policies’ effect Generate research support for op-eds and press releases Complete tasks on tight deadlines   Location Concord, New Hampshire.     Qualifications Knowledge of and strong commitment to progressive causes High understanding of local, regional and national politics and current events Three to five years of political research experience Proven ability to analyze a large amount of information from a wide range of sources and synthesize it into a clear and accessible product Strong writing/editing skills and a keen eye for attention to detail Experienced in a production news or research environment (collegiate level or up) Experience using research databases (LexisNexis, Congress.gov, IQ Media, TV Eyes, FEC, Bloomberg Gov) Experience in online public records research and FOIA and state-level information requests Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work as part of a team Skilled in web project management for complex projects Experienced writing for web publication Comfortable with web apps for communication, project management and research Willing to work long, irregular campaign office-style hours Adaptive and flexible to changing needs of the workplace Ability to travel and access to a vehicle is required   Compensation Salary is $55,000 - $70,000 and is commensurate with experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision and 401(K).   To Apply Please submit a copy of your resume, a cover letter and three references to the application form at https://americavotes.org/jobs/?job_id=16808810-1c60-4378-ba6c-777840b08597 .   If you experience any technical difficulties with our application form, please email  recruiting@americavotes.org . 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.
America Votes Las Vegas, NV, USA
May 08, 2018
Full time
Organization Overview America Votes is the coordination hub of the progressive community. We lead 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. Our organization works nationally and in more than 20 states to provide a range of services to our partners, including strategic planning, advocacy and electoral campaign coordination, data tools and targeting services and on-the-ground leadership in key states. 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 our Emerging Leaders program, designed to support organizations led by and working in communities of color as they emerge into the c4 space. We see our commitment to racial equity as an integral part of success. Applicants are encouraged to reflect on how they see themselves contributing to our work on advancing racial equity. For more information about America Votes, visit our website at www.americavotes.org. Position Description America Votes seeks an experienced individual for the full-time position of Nevada data director. America Votes utilizes and offers its partner organizations a range of voter file, data and targeting services. We seek an experienced individual with a combination of technical and political skills to manage these services and work with state partner groups. The data director will report to the state director. Location Las Vegas, Nevada Responsibilities • Work with partner organizations using the voter file and other technologies to support, enhance and execute programs. This includes assisting partners in employing program implementation best practices as well as converting technical data to actionable recommendations. • Lead data presentation development. Must be comfortable developing district profiles, landscape memos, slide show presentations and other documents to communicate data analysis with key stakeholders. • Work with state director to lead America Votes- Nevada data analysis and coordination efforts and provide strategic data-driven recommendations to partners on field and targeting. • Work with consultants and other America Votes staff responsible for the acquisition, enhancement, manipulation and management of voter and member data. • Manage voter file access for America Votes partner organizations and their staff. This includes administration and security plus training end-users, as well as providing technical assistance as needed. • Manage and enhance volunteer recruitment database, virtual predictive dialer, web-based programs and text messaging programs. • Work with other America Votes staff and partner groups to ensure that political and voter contact programs are maximizing shared voter file, targeting and other data resources. This includes supporting America Votes staff and partner groups to develop campaign plans. • Other responsibilities as assigned. Qualifications • Candidates should have an understanding of common direct voter contact programs and at least two cycles of experience using data for program development in candidate or issue-based campaigns. • Strong VAN skills are required; familiarity with other online electoral/advocacy tools and constituent relationship management tools is a plus. • Advanced Excel skills are required; usage of Google Drive programs is a plus. • Additional knowledge of other software for mapping (ArcGIS, QGIS, etc.), reporting (Periscope, Tableau, etc.), data manipulation and analysis (R, Python, etc.) or data management (Access, SQL, etc.) is a plus. • Candidates must have a willingness and aptitude to seek out and learn new technical skills that will further the mission of the America Votes table and assist in presenting data to partners in an accessible manner. • Candidates should have a diplomatic, professional approach to problem solving while working independently and on a team, as well as the ability to manage several tasks/projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively. • Must be a self-starter willing to work long, irregular “campaign-style” hours and travel as needed, especially during campaign season. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated history of persistence and resourcefulness in solving technical and data problems. • Ability to demonstrate excellent communication skills and professional conduct, especially under pressure. • Experience working with organizations building power in communities of color preferred. • Ideal candidates will have a spirit of curiosity, commitment to service and sense of humor. • One cycle of in-state experience preferred. Compensation Salary is commensurate with experience: $52,000 - $55,000. Benefits include health, dental, vision and 401K. To Apply Please submit a copy of your resume, a cover letter and three references to the application form found at https://americavotes.org/jobs/?job_id=2ec9098c-a0b7-4487-a201-29cbcec8341e. If you experience any technical difficulties with our application form, please email recruiting@americavotes.org. 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. We do 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.
America Votes Albuquerque, NM, USA
May 08, 2018
Full time
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. America Votes' coalition partners advocate for a broad range of issues, including, but not limited to environmental protection, public education, human and civil rights, women's choice and labor.   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 our Emerging Leaders program, designed to support organizations led by and working in communities of color as they emerge into the c4 space. We see our commitment to racial equity as an integral part of success. Applicants are encouraged to reflect on how they see themselves contributing to our work on advancing racial equity.   For more information about America Votes, visit our website at  www.americavotes.org .   Position Description America Votes New Mexico is seeking a well-organized, self-starter for a full-time position as the political and field director. The political and field director will be the keeper and coordinator of some of the most exciting progressive electoral and policy work taking place in New Mexico. The position will work directly with the America Votes team, as well as dozens of progressive partners across the state as they plan and execute electoral and issue campaigns, and will be expected to act with appropriate discretion and respect for confidentiality requirements. This position reports to the New Mexico state director.   Location Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico.   Responsibilities Strategic planning assistance – support coalition partners through the development of campaign plans (electoral and issue campaigns), providing technical and organizing assistance and responding to programmatic requests. Support coalition coordination by tracking organizational programs, monitoring benchmarks, providing technical assistance and identifying gaps in collective strategy. Create and implement legislative strategy around voting rights and support partner legislative issue advocacy. Organize and facilitate coordinated and/or collaborative partner events, including coalition meetings, trainings and direct voter contact activities. Develop capacity-building opportunities for partners and work directly with the state director and data manager to assess program gaps and overlaps to maximize program impact. Work with partner organizations using the voter file and other technologies to support and enhance contact programs. This includes assisting partners in employing best practices. Support the creation and development of written reports and products to tell the story of New Mexico and support the coalition. Other responsibilities as assigned.   Qualifications Required Demonstrated ability to negotiate, build consensus and strategically disagree and be respected by progressive stakeholders and trusted to lead. Ability to build strong relationships quickly and to cultivate those relationships over the long term. Ability to manage several tasks/projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively by making and meeting team goals. Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).  Excellent writing and presentation skills with excellent attention to detail. Excellent organizational, time-management, oral and written communications skills; strong writing skills are a must. Must be a self-starter; willing to work sometimes long, irregular hours and to travel as needed. Ideal candidates will have one to three years of experience in progressive political campaigns or similar organizations. Ideal candidates will be familiar with canvass operations. Candidates should have a spirit of service and curiosity along with a diplomatic, professional approach to problem-solving in work with outside partners and while working internally, independently or on a team. Positive and a sense of humor. Preferred Experience working with underrepresented and/or diverse communities. Experience facilitating or working in coalitions. Knowledge of New Mexico political landscape and/or independent expenditure political campaigns. Strong VAN (Voter Activation Network) skills. Digital campaign experience.   Compensation Salary is commensurate with experience $50,000 - $55,000. Benefits include health, dental, vision and 401K.   To Apply Please submit a copy of your resume, a cover letter and three references to the application form found at https://americavotes.org/jobs/?job_id=8020a76c-2275-43f5-88ec-cc5cebed02e9 . If you experience any technical difficulties with our application form, please email  recruiting@americavotes.org . 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. We do 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.   
America Votes
May 08, 2018
Full time
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. America Votes' coalition partners advocate for a broad range of issues, including but not limited to environmental protection, public education, human and civil rights, women's choice and labor.   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 Emerging Leaders 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 success. Applicants are encouraged to reflect on how they see themselves contributing to work on advancing racial equity.   For more information about America Votes, visit www.americavotes.org.   Position Description America Votes Ohio is seeking a well-organized self-starter for a temporary full-time position as the field and data coordinator that will conclude in December 2018. The program and field director will support some of the most exciting progressive electoral and policy work taking place in Ohio. The position will work directly with the America Votes team as well as dozens of progressive partners across the state as they plan and execute electoral and issue campaigns, and will be expected to act with appropriate discretion and respect for confidentiality requirements. This position reports to the Ohio state director.   Location Based in Columbus, Ohio. Responsibilities Support coalition partners through the development of campaign plans (electoral and issue campaigns), providing technical and organizing assistance and responding to programmatic requests. Work with partner organizations using the voter file and other technologies to support and enhance contact programs. This includes assisting partners in employing best practices and VAN trainings. Support coalition coordination by tracking organizational programs, monitoring benchmarks, providing technical assistance and identifying gaps in collective strategy. Support legislative strategy around voting rights and support partner legislative issue advocacy. Organize and facilitate coordinated and/or collaborative partner events, including coalition meetings, trainings and direct voter contact activities. Develop capacity-building opportunities for partners and work directly with the state director, deputy state director and data manager to assess program gaps and overlaps to maximize program impact. Support the creation and development of written reports and products to tell the story of Ohio and support the coalition. Support the coalition’s election protection efforts. Other responsibilities as assigned.   Qualifications Required Experience working with underrepresented and/or diverse communities. Ability to build strong relationships quickly and cultivate those relationships over the long term. Ability to manage several tasks/projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively by making and meeting team goals. Excellent organizational, time management and oral and written communications skills; strong writing skills are a must. Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint). Excellent writing and presentation skills with excellent attention to detail. Must be a self-starter; willing to work sometimes long, irregular hours and travel as needed. Ideal candidates will have one to three years of experience in progressive political campaigns or similar organizations. Ideal candidates will be familiar with canvass operations and VAN (Voter Activation Network). Candidates should have a spirit of service and curiosity, along with a diplomatic, professional approach to problem-solving in work with outside partners and while working internally, independently or on a team. Is positive with a sense of humor. Preferred Experience facilitating or working in coalitions. Knowledge of Ohio’s political landscape and/or independent expenditure political campaigns. Strong VAN skills. Strong MS Office skills. Digital campaign experience.   Compensation Salary is commensurate with experience and will range between $45,000 - $50,000. Benefits include health, dental, vision and 401(K) through December 2018.   To Apply Please submit a copy of your resume, a cover letter and three references to the application form found at https://americavotes.org/jobs/?job_id=ef930463-7369-4ad5-b98a-ef2908fef370 .   If you experience any technical difficulties with our application form, please email  recruiting@americavotes.org . 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. We do 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.   
America Votes Tampa, FL, USA
May 08, 2018
Full time
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. America Votes' coalition partners advocate for a broad range of issues, including but not limited to environmental protection, public education, human and civil rights, women's choice and labor.   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 Emerging Leaders 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 work on advancing racial equity.   For more information about America Votes, visit www.AmericaVotes.org.   Position Description America Votes Florida is seeking a well-organized self-starter for a full-time temporary 2018 position as the senior program director. The senior program director will be responsible for tracking and coordinating statewide program work by progressive partners, including planning and implementing statewide advocacy and electoral programming. The position will work directly with the America Votes team as well as dozens of progressive partners across the state as they plan and execute electoral and issue campaigns, and will be expected to act with appropriate discretion and respect for confidentiality requirements. This position reports to the Florida state director.   Location Preferably based in Tampa.     Responsibilities Support coalition coordination by tracking organizational programs, monitoring benchmarks, providing technical assistance and identifying gaps in collective strategy. Strategic planning assistance – support coalition partners through the development of campaign plans (electoral and issue campaigns), providing technical and organizing assistance and responding to programmatic requests. Provide accountability for programs administered by America Votes, including tracking benchmarks, working directly with senior partner program officers and providing reports to stakeholders. Organize and facilitate coordinated and/or collaborative partner events, including coalition meetings, trainings and direct voter contact activities. Identify capacity-building opportunities for partners and work directly with the state director, program director and data manager to assess program gaps and overlaps to maximize program impact. Work with partner organizations using the voter file and other technologies to support and enhance contact programs. This includes assisting partners in employing best practices. Support the creation and development of written reports and products to tell the story of Florida and support the coalition. Other responsibilities as assigned.   Qualifications Required Experience working with underrepresented and/or diverse communities.  Ideal candidates will have at least six years of experience in progressive political campaigns or similar organizations and held senior roles in canvass programs. Candidates should have a spirit of service along with a diplomatic, professional approach to problem-solving in work with outside partners and while working internally, independently or on a team. Demonstrated ability to build consensus among a diverse group of progressive stakeholders and to handle conflicts with respect, neutrality and fairness. Ability to build strong relationships quickly and to cultivate those relationships over the long term. Ability to manage several tasks/projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively by making and meeting team goals. Knowledge of voter contact best practices via a variety of modes, including at the door, on the phone, via mail and others. Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint). Excellent writing and presentation skills with excellent attention to detail. Ability to interpret and present complex data sets in plain language. Excellent organizational, time management and oral and written communications skills. Must be a self-starter; willing to work sometimes long, irregular hours and to travel as needed. Preferred Experience facilitating or working in coalitions. Knowledge of Florida political landscape and/or independent expenditure political campaigns. Strong VAN (Voter Activation Network) skills.   Compensation Salary is commensurate with experience, $60,000 -$65,000. Benefits include health, dental, vision and 401(K). Position starts immediately and runs through December 31, 2018.
America Votes Washington, DC, USA
May 07, 2018
Full time
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. America Votes' coalition partners advocate for a broad range of issues, including but not limited to environmental protection, public education, human and civil rights, women's choice and labor.   America Votes is growing and looking for entrepreneurial, results-driven relationship-builders who are committed to America Votes' mission and progressive values.   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 Emerging Leaders 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 work on advancing racial equity.   For more information about America Votes, visit  www.americavotes.org .   Position Description America Votes seeks a full-time staff and program assistant for the national headquarters in Washington, DC. This role is an exciting opportunity for a highly organized, detail-oriented multi-tasker to contribute to the seamless functioning of the national office. S/he will serve as the right hand to the managing director and will be responsible for a variety of duties, including meeting and logistics management, internal communications, management of the intern program and coordination of critical human resources processes. The ideal candidate will be a true self-starter with strong people and project management skills, a knack for devising creative solutions to any problem that arises and a commitment to progressive values.   Location Washington, DC   Responsibilities Supporting the managing director on a day-to-day basis with various tasks as needed, including scheduling and other administrative tasks. Handling logistics and providing support for all staff meetings, board meetings, trainings and retreats. Assisting with website updates as well as creating, editing and distributing a variety of documents and presentations for internal and external use. Coordinating the hiring process, including scheduling candidate interviews, distributing and collecting new hire paperwork and organizing orientations. Oversee the internship program by hiring, training and managing one to four interns each semester. Supporting the managing director in planning and executing the annual America Votes State Summit, a two-day conference attended by more than 700 attendees from across the country. Other duties as assigned.   Qualifications Demonstrated ability to work well with people from diverse backgrounds. Must be capable of achieving results while maintaining an inclusive, collaborative working style. Experience working with communities of color preferred. Proven ability to prioritize and handle a variety of projects while remaining detail-oriented and meeting deadlines. Comfortable initiating work and executing independently while exercising good judgment and discretion. Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication. Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of and a strong commitment to progressive causes preferred.   An Ideal Candidate will have: One to three years of work experience (work study and internship experience accepted, executive administration experience a plus). Demonstrated logistics management and event planning experience. Interest in learning and becoming proficient in key human resources processes such as hiring and onboarding. Interest in implementing race equity policies and principles across the organization. An eye for visual formatting. Proficiency in WordPress or similar platforms. A strong customer orientation and the ability to handle pressure with a sense of humor and a spirit of generosity.   Compensation Salary is commensurate with experience $40K-$45K. Dynamic benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance as well as a 401(K).   To Apply Please submit a copy of your resume, a cover letter and three references to the application form found at https://americavotes.org/jobs/?job_id=17e61ce1-0a4b-436e-bf56-b0eecb65b6b3 .   If you experience any technical difficulties with our application form, please email  recruiting@americavotes.org . 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. We do 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.
America Votes Las Vegas, NV, USA
Apr 30, 2018
Full time
Organization Overview America Votes is the coordination hub of the progressive community. We lead 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. Our organization works nationally and in more than 20 states to provide a range of services to our partners, including strategic planning, advocacy and electoral campaign coordination, data tools and targeting services and on-the-ground leadership in key states.   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 our Emerging Leaders program, designed to support organizations led by and working in communities of color as they emerge into the c4 space. We see our commitment to racial equity as an integral part of success. Applicants are encouraged to reflect on how they see themselves contributing to our work on advancing racial equity.   For more information about America Votes, visit our website at  www.americavotes.org .   Position Description America Votes seeks an experienced individual for the full-time position of Nevada data director. America Votes utilizes and offers its partner organizations a range of voter file, data and targeting services. We seek an experienced individual with a combination of technical and political skills to manage these services and work with state partner groups. The data director will report to the state director.   Location Las Vegas, Nevada   Responsibilities Work with partner organizations using the voter file and other technologies to support, enhance and execute programs. This includes assisting partners in employing program implementation best practices as well as converting technical data to actionable recommendations. Lead data presentation development. Must be comfortable developing district profiles, landscape memos, slide show presentations and other documents to communicate data analysis with key stakeholders. Work with state director to lead America Votes- Nevada data analysis and coordination efforts and provide strategic data-driven recommendations to partners on field and targeting. Work with consultants and other America Votes staff responsible for the acquisition, enhancement, manipulation and management of voter and member data. Manage voter file access for America Votes partner organizations and their staff. This includes administration and security plus training end-users, as well as providing technical assistance as needed. Manage and enhance volunteer recruitment database, virtual predictive dialer, web-based programs and text messaging programs. Work with other America Votes staff and partner groups to ensure that political and voter contact programs are maximizing shared voter file, targeting and other data resources. This includes supporting America Votes staff and partner groups to develop campaign plans. Other responsibilities as assigned.   Qualifications Candidates should have an understanding of common direct voter contact programs and at least two cycles of experience using data for program development in candidate or issue-based campaigns. Strong VAN skills are required; familiarity with other online electoral/advocacy tools and constituent relationship management tools is a plus. Advanced Excel skills are required; usage of Google Drive programs is a plus.  Additional knowledge of other software for mapping (ArcGIS, QGIS, etc.), reporting (Periscope, Tableau, etc.), data manipulation and analysis (R, Python, etc.) or data management (Access, SQL, etc.) is a plus. Candidates must have a willingness and aptitude to seek out and learn new technical skills that will further the mission of the America Votes table and assist in presenting data to partners in an accessible manner.  Candidates should have a diplomatic, professional approach to problem solving while working independently and on a team, as well as the ability to manage several tasks/projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively. Must be a self-starter willing to work long, irregular “campaign-style” hours and travel as needed, especially during campaign season. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated history of persistence and resourcefulness in solving technical and data problems. Ability to demonstrate excellent communication skills and professional conduct, especially under pressure. Experience working with organizations building power in communities of color preferred. Ideal candidates will have a spirit of curiosity, commitment to service and sense of humor.  One cycle of in-state experience preferred.   Compensation Salary is commensurate with experience: $52,000 - $55,000. Benefits include health, dental, vision and 401K.   To Apply Please submit a copy of your resume, a cover letter and three references to the application form found at https://americavotes.org/jobs/?job_id=2ec9098c-a0b7-4487-a201-29cbcec8341e .   If you experience any technical difficulties with our application form, please email Caitlin Opperman at  recruiting@americavotes.org . 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. We do 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. 
America Votes North Carolina
Apr 19, 2018
Full time
Organization Overview Aim Higher Now works to educate and engage North Carolinians about issues of public concern, and to hold elected officials accountable to the values and priorities of their constituents. These include investment in public schools and universities, expanded access to the ballot, the protection of our natural resources, and economic opportunity that benefits everyone. We encourage the active civic engagement of North Carolinians using strategic field and digital programs.   Position Description Aim Higher Now is seeking highly motivated candidates to serve as Organizers in Wake and Guilford Counties. Organizers will focus on issue advocacy, voter engagement, and building long-term organizing capacity.   Organizers will report to their respective Regional Organizing Directors and will focus on day-to-day field operations in their assigned turf. Organizers will be responsible for implementing a portion of the field plan, recruiting, training and managing fellows, interns and volunteers, and will be held accountable to quantitative and qualitative field and movement building metrics. Ideal candidates must be able to complete tasks on tight deadlines.   Duties will include, but are not limited to: Recruiting, training, and building volunteer teams who will participate in and lead voter contact and other community engagement activities. Engaging in direct voter contact through canvasses, phone banks and events. Developing and conducting leadership and activist trainings. Educating and engaging the public through grassroots outreach. Assisting Regional Organizing Director in developing relationships with key community leaders, allied organizations and coalitions to build a base of support within the region.   Qualifications: Candidates must have a knowledge of and strong commitment to progressive causes. Candidates must have a general understanding of how power intersects with gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and class in organizing and electoral settings. Candidates must have strong interpersonal skills, experience meeting deadlines, and the ability to manage many tasks simultaneously. Demonstrated commitment to working in a team environment and doing everything possible to make the team successful. Experience managing volunteers is a plus. Ability to travel and access to a vehicle is required. Willingness to work extended hours, including nights and weekends, as necessary is required.       Compensation The annual salary for this position is $40,000. Benefits include paid vacation and sick leave, health, dental, and vision insurance coverage.
America Votes North Carolina
Apr 04, 2018
Full time
Organization Overview Aim Higher Now works to educate and engage North Carolinians about issues of public concern, and to hold elected officials accountable to the values and priorities of their constituents. These include investment in public schools and universities, expanded access to the ballot, the protection of our natural resources, and economic opportunity that benefits everyone. We encourage the active civic engagement of North Carolinians using strategic field and digital programs.   Position Description Aim Higher Now is seeking highly motivated candidates to serve as Regional Organizing Directors in Raleigh, Charlotte, Greensboro, and Wilmington. Regional Organizing Directors will focus on issue advocacy, voter engagement, and building long-term organizing capacity.   Regional Organizing Directors will report to the Aim Higher Now Organizing Director and will manage the day-to-day field operations in their region. Regional Organizing Directors will be responsible for implementing the field plan, recruiting, training and managing organizers, interns and volunteers, and will be held accountable to quantitative and qualitative metrics.   Duties will include, but are not limited to: Hiring, training and managing organizers and managing a regional office. Recruiting, training, and building volunteer teams who will participate in and lead voter contact and other community engagement activities. Engaging in direct voter contact through canvasses, phone banks and community events. Implement the Aim Higher Now culture that values staff and volunteers, invests in their professional development, and prepares them for long-term success. Developing relationships with key community leaders, allied organizations and coalitions to build a base of support within the region.   Qualifications: An applicant’s approach to managing and coaching staff will be the primary criteria by which applications are evaluated. Previous experience as an Organizer on either a political campaign or issue advocacy campaign. Ability to build strong relationships with staff, volunteers, partners and allies and to cultivate those relationships over time. A general understanding of how power intersects with gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and class in organizing and electoral settings. Strong attention to detail and a pattern of consistently following through on commitments even during periods of increased workload. Demonstrated willingness to lead by example in setting a high standard for quality of work and professionalism. Demonstrated commitment to working in a team environment and doing everything possible to make the team successful. An understanding of targeting and metrics and experience with database management, including the VAN/VoteBuilder. Access to a vehicle is required. Willingness to work long hours, including nights and weekends, as necessary is required.   Compensation The annual salary for this position is $45,000. Benefits include paid vacation and sick leave, health, dental, and vision insurance coverage.   To Apply Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Johnathan Garza at info@aimhighernownc.com. Please include Regional Organizing Director in the subject line.   Aim Higher Now is an equal opportunity employer.
America Votes Las Vegas, NV, USA
Mar 29, 2018
Full time
Organization Overview America Votes is the coordination hub of the progressive community. We lead 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. Our organization works nationally and in more than 20 states to provide a range of services to our partners, including strategic planning, advocacy and electoral campaign coordination, data tools and targeting services and on-the-ground leadership in key states.   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 our Emerging Leaders program, designed to support organizations led by and working in communities of color as they emerge into the c4 space. We see our commitment to racial equity as an integral part of success. Applicants are encouraged to reflect on how they see themselves contributing to our work on advancing racial equity.   For more information about America Votes, visit our website at  www.americavotes.org .   Position Description America Votes seeks an experienced individual for the full-time position of Nevada data director. America Votes utilizes and offers its partner organizations a range of voter file, data and targeting services. We seek an experienced individual with a combination of technical and political skills to manage these services and work with state partner groups. The data director will report to the state director.   Location Las Vegas, Nevada   Responsibilities Work with partner organizations using the voter file and other technologies to support, enhance and execute programs. This includes assisting partners in employing program implementation best practices as well as converting technical data to actionable recommendations. Lead data presentation development. Must be comfortable developing district profiles, landscape memos, slide show presentations and other documents to communicate data analysis with key stakeholders. Work with state director to lead America Votes- Nevada data analysis and coordination efforts and provide strategic data-driven recommendations to partners on field and targeting. Work with consultants and other America Votes staff responsible for the acquisition, enhancement, manipulation and management of voter and member data. Manage voter file access for America Votes partner organizations and their staff. This includes administration and security plus training end-users, as well as providing technical assistance as needed. Manage and enhance volunteer recruitment database, virtual predictive dialer, web-based programs and text messaging programs. Work with other America Votes staff and partner groups to ensure that political and voter contact programs are maximizing shared voter file, targeting and other data resources. This includes supporting America Votes staff and partner groups to develop campaign plans. Other responsibilities as assigned.   Qualifications Candidates should have an understanding of common direct voter contact programs and at least two cycles of experience using data for program development in candidate or issue-based campaigns. Strong VAN skills are required; familiarity with other online electoral/advocacy tools and constituent relationship management tools is a plus. Advanced Excel skills are required; usage of Google Drive programs is a plus.  Additional knowledge of other software for mapping (ArcGIS, QGIS, etc.), reporting (Periscope, Tableau, etc.), data manipulation and analysis (R, Python, etc.) or data management (Access, SQL, etc.) is a plus. Candidates must have a willingness and aptitude to seek out and learn new technical skills that will further the mission of the America Votes table and assist in presenting data to partners in an accessible manner.  Candidates should have a diplomatic, professional approach to problem solving while working independently and on a team, as well as the ability to manage several tasks/projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively. Must be a self-starter willing to work long, irregular “campaign-style” hours and travel as needed, especially during campaign season. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated history of persistence and resourcefulness in solving technical and data problems. Ability to demonstrate excellent communication skills and professional conduct, especially under pressure. Experience working with organizations building power in communities of color preferred. Ideal candidates will have a spirit of curiosity, commitment to service and sense of humor.  One cycle of in-state experience preferred.   Compensation Salary is commensurate with experience: $52,000 - $55,000. Benefits include health, dental, vision and 401K.   To Apply Please submit a copy of your resume, a cover letter and three references to the application form found at https://americavotes.org/jobs/?job_id=2ec9098c-a0b7-4487-a201-29cbcec8341e .   If you experience any technical difficulties with our application form, please email Caitlin Opperman at  recruiting@americavotes.org . 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. We do 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.
America Votes Washington, DC, USA
Mar 28, 2018
Full time
Organization Overview America Votes is the coordination hub of the progressive community. We lead collaborative efforts among a diverse coalition of over 400 state and national partner organizations to advance progressive policies, win elections, and protect every American's right to vote. Our organization works nationally and in more than 20 states to provide a range of services to our partners, including strategic planning, advocacy and electoral campaign coordination, data tools and targeting services, and on-the-ground leadership in key states. America Votes' coalition partners advocate for a broad range of issues including, but not limited to, environmental protection, public education, human and civil rights, women's choice and labor.   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 our Emerging Leaders program, designed to support organizations led by and working in communities of color as they emerge into the c4 space. We see our commitment to racial equity as an integral part of success. Applicants are encouraged to reflect on how they see themselves contributing to our work on advancing racial equity.   For more information about America Votes, visit our website at  www.americavotes.org .   Position Description America Votes is seeking a development and scheduling assistant to help guide national fundraising operations. The development & scheduling assistant will work directly with the president and development department and specialize in scheduling and travel support, meeting preparation and donor research, database management, and other administrative assistance. This position reports to the development director.   Location Washington, D.C.     Responsibilities Provide high-level support for national non-profit development department. Maintain calendar and scheduling responsibilities for president, both day-to-day and long-term. Manage meeting and travel logistics, including accommodations and airfare as well as meeting confirmations, reservations, and background materials. Manage efforts to develop new funding targets via comprehensive donor research. Support fundraising efforts and event management around the annual State Summit. Provide president with other administrative support, as needed.   Qualifications At least one year of political or nonprofit fundraising experience is preferred. Candidates must be able to manage multiple projects and keep track of the details in a rapid-paced environment. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively, work well under pressure, be extremely detail oriented and meet deadlines. Candidates must possess excellent organizational, time-management, and written communications skills. Candidates should have familiarity with fundraising management software like NGP VAN, EveryAction, and Microsoft Excel. Candidates must be able to work well with people from diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated commitment to racial equity and experience working in communities of color preferred. Commitment to progressive issues and causes a plus.    Compensation Salary is commensurate with experience in the $38,000-45,000 range. Benefits include health, dental, vision and 401K.
America Votes Washington, DC, USA
Mar 28, 2018
Full time
Organization Overview America Votes is the coordination hub of the progressive community. We lead 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. Our organization works nationally and in more than 20 states to provide a range of services to our partners, including strategic planning, advocacy and electoral campaign coordination, data tools and targeting services, and on-the-ground leadership in key states. America Votes' coalition partners advocate for a broad range of issues including, but not limited to, environmental protection, public education, human and civil rights, women's choice and labor. For more information about America Votes, visit our website at  www.americavotes.org .   Position Description America Votes is seeking a detail-oriented, well organized professional to serve as accounting and operations coordinator in the compliance and finance department. The accounting and operations coordinator will contribute to America Votes organizational health by assisting in various accounts processing and reconciliation tasks, payroll processing, onboarding of new employees, and maintaining operations in the national and 22 state offices. The ideal candidate has a spirit of service, works well with others, can stay on top of information in a fast-paced environment and has some experience working with non-profit entities or campaigns. The accounting and operations coordinator will report to the director of finance and work with the entire compliance and finance team.   Location Washington, D.C.   Responsibilities Prepare and process check requests and vendor requests Maintain files of all disbursements, including supporting documentation Maintain all vendor files, and organization (custodian) of financial records for audit Ensure an accurate and orderly accounting system and entry Coordinate office operations and organizational support, including ordering, storing and organization of office supplies Point person for operations vendors Point person for intake forms of all state and national staff Enter data for bi-monthly payroll, related taxes and benefits in a timely manner Processing and filing of employee paperwork and documents Work with outside CPA firm on accounting issues Perform banking services including accurate bank account reconciliation for review by senior staff and other compliance and finance team projects and duties as assigned.   Qualifications High professional standards, reliability, ability to adapt to last minute changes Strong self-initiative and the ability to work independently, take ownership of projects and follow through while exercising good judgement and discretion Must have knowledge of and strong commitment to progressive causes and America Votes’ mission Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically adept at Excel Proficiency in working with accounting software such as QuickBooks Previous experience with nonprofit, advocacy or political organizations Effective verbal, written communication skills needed and extreme attention to detail Ability to work well under pressure, excellent time management skills and consistently meet deadlines Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment   Applicants are encouraged to review  www.americavotes.org  to learn more about America Votes.   Compensation Salary ranges from $38,000 - $40,000 and is commensurate with experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision and 401K.   To Apply Please submit a copy of your resume, a cover letter and three references to the application form found at https://americavotes.org/jobs/?job_id=b0e56547-bdbe-4ac8-986c-b64b2caed9ba .   If you experience any technical difficulties with our application form, please email Caitlin Opperman at  recruiting@americavotes.org . Please note that  only applications received through the application form will be considered ; please do not email us your application materials.   America Votes is committed to creating a dynamic, multi-cultural, diverse working environment. Candidates of color and diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.   America Votes is an equal opportunity employer.  
America Votes Washington, DC, USA
Mar 28, 2018
Intern
Organization Overview America Votes is the coordination hub of the progressive community. We lead 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. Our organization works nationally and in more than 20 states to provide a range of services to our 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 our website at  www.americavotes.org .   WASHINGTON, DC PROGRAM Interns at America Votes in Washington, DC get an inside look at how our coalition operates year-round and connect with some of the most influential issue organizations in the country. Our interns have the opportunity to work with both our national and state teams while learning new skills and getting a taste of different areas of work, including field, communications and other projects. We also offer more than the typical “9-to-6” experience with occasional opportunities outside the office, including trainings, events with our partners and evening outings with staff. America Votes is always looking to recruit smart, motivated individuals who can adapt quickly in a fast-paced organization. Internships are offered year-round, and we ask that interns be able to work at least 20 hours per week. We happily offer college credit and a stipend for daily transportation expenses.    Position Description As a leading progressive organization, America Votes is committed to help mentor the rising stars of the progressive movement. Interns for America Votes will be heavily involved with the day-to-day operations and will learn who America Votes is and how we operate. Our goal is to recruit smart, hardworking interns that will be able to manage in a small, fast paced organization.   Responsibilities: Researching election laws at both the state and national level Tracking major electoral races Working on various state-based projects on voting rights and election laws Using sound news judgement to keep up with America Votes and our partners in the news Creating content for and managing America Votes’ various social media platforms Developing social media campaigns and graphics for America Votes projects and initiatives Drafting and editing press releases, media advisories, media briefing and other communications products Researching including legislation, press targets and various other assignments Copy editing and formatting internal and external products In addition to learning new skills and concepts you will get to see how America Votes and other progressive organizations operate both nationally and at the state level. America Votes interns will have the opportunity to network and meet interns from our partner organizations throughout the program! The America Votes Internship Program promises to provide you with more than just the normal “9 a.m. – 6 p.m.” experience. You will have the opportunity to:   NETWORK WITH OUR PARTNERS’ INTERNS ATTEND TRAININGS PARTICIPATE IN ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE THE OFFICE Location Washington, D.C. To Apply All applicants who are interested in the internship at America Votes need to submit resume, cover letter and references addressed to Caitlin Opperman to the application form found at https://americavotes.org/jobs/?job_id=d084144b-9669-4986-9c6a-620976cc726a . Applications are ongoing.  Please indicate in your cover letter which semester you're interested in and your availability during that time. If accepted into the America Votes Internship Program, you will be asked to work a minimum of 20 hours a week between the hours 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. The internship has a travel stipend. College credit available if applicable.   America Votes is committed to creating a dynamic, multi-cultural, diverse working environment. Candidates of color and diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.   If you experience any issues with the application form, please email Caitlin Opperman at recruiting@americavotes.org with questions. Please note that only applications received via the application form will be considered - please do not send your application materials to this email address.
America Votes Philadelphia or Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Mar 27, 2018
Full time
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. America Votes' coalition partners advocate for a broad range of issues, including, but not limited to environmental protection, public education, human and civil rights, women's choice and labor. For more information about America Votes, visit www.AmericaVotes.org.   Position Description America Votes Pennsylvania is seeking a well-organized, self-starter for a full-time temporary 2018 position as the field program manager. The field program manager will be responsible for tracking and coordinating statewide program work by progressive partners, including planning and implementing statewide advocacy and electoral programming. The position will work directly with the America Votes team, as well as dozens of progressive partners across the state as they plan and execute electoral and issue campaigns, and will be expected to act with appropriate discretion and respect for confidentiality requirements. This position reports to the Pennsylvania state director.   Location Based in Pennsylvania. Philadelphia or Harrisburg preferred.   Responsibilities Support coalition coordination by tracking organizational programs, monitoring benchmarks, providing technical assistance and identifying gaps in collective strategy. Strategic planning assistance – support coalition partners through the development of campaign plans (electoral and issue campaigns), providing technical and organizing assistance and responding to programmatic requests. Provide accountability for programs administered by America Votes, including tracking benchmarks, working directly with partner program officers and providing reports to stakeholders. Organize and facilitate coordinated and/or collaborative partner events, including coalition meetings, trainings and direct voter contact activities. Identify capacity-building opportunities for partners and work directly with the state director, political and field director and data manager to assess program gaps and overlaps to maximize program impact. Work with partner organizations using the voter file and other technologies to support and enhance contact programs. This includes assisting partners in employing best practices. Support the creation and development of written reports and products to tell the story of Pennsylvania and support the coalition. Other responsibilities as assigned.   Qualifications Required Experience working with underrepresented and/or diverse communities. Ideal candidates will have at least one to three years of experience in progressive political campaigns or similar organizations and will be familiar with canvass operations. Candidates should have a spirit of service along with a diplomatic, professional approach to problem-solving in work with outside partners and while working internally, independently or on a team. Demonstrated ability to build consensus among a diverse group of progressive stakeholders and to handle conflicts with respect, neutrality and fairness. Ability to build strong relationships quickly and to cultivate those relationships over the long term. Ability to manage several tasks/projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively by making and meeting team goals. Knowledge of voter contact best practices via a variety of modes, including at the door, on the phone, via mail and others. Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).  Excellent writing and presentation skills with excellent attention to detail. Ability to interpret and present complex data sets in plain language. Excellent organizational, time-management, oral and written communications skills. Must be a self-starter; willing to work sometimes long, irregular hours and to travel as needed. Preferred Experience facilitating or working in coalitions. Knowledge of Pennsylvania political landscape and/or independent expenditure political campaigns. Strong VAN (Voter Activation Network) skills.   Compensation Salary is commensurate with experience $48,000 -$50,000. Benefits include health, dental, vision and 401(K). Position starts immediately and runs through December 31, 2018.   To Apply Please submit a copy of your resume, a cover letter and three references to the application form found at https://americavotes.org/jobs/?job_id=41538387-83b2-45e2-9b32-c6726e61eb6e .   If you experience any technical difficulties with our application form, please email Caitlin Opperman at  recruiting@americavotes.org . Please note that only applications received through the application form will be considered; please do not email us your application materials.   America Votes is committed to creating a dynamic, multi-cultural, diverse working environment. Candidates of color and diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.   America Votes is an equal opportunity employer.  
America Votes Detroit or Lansing, Michigan
Mar 22, 2018
Full time
MICHIGAN PROGRAM & FIELD DIRECTOR State - Full time - Detroit or Lansing 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. America Votes' coalition partners advocate for a broad range of issues, including but not limited to environmental protection, public education, human and civil rights, women's choice and labor. For more information about America Votes, visit www.AmericaVotes.org.   Position Description America Votes Michigan is seeking a well-organized self-starter for a temporary full-time position as the program and field director that will conclude in December 2018. The program and field director will be the keeper and coordinator of some of the most exciting progressive electoral and policy work taking place in Michigan. The position will work directly with the America Votes team, as well as dozens of progressive partners across the state as they plan and execute electoral and issue campaigns, and will be expected to act with appropriate discretion and respect for confidentiality requirements. This position reports to the Michigan state director.   Location Based in Lansing or Detroit, Michigan. Responsibilities Strategic planning assistance – support coalition partners through the development of campaign plans (electoral and issue campaigns), providing technical and organizing assistance and responding to programmatic requests. Support coalition coordination by tracking organizational programs, monitoring benchmarks, providing technical assistance and identifying gaps in collective strategy. Support legislative strategy around voting rights and support partner legislative issue advocacy. Organize and facilitate coordinated and/or collaborative partner events, including coalition meetings, trainings and direct voter contact activities. Develop capacity-building opportunities for partners and work directly with the state director and data manager to assess program gaps and overlaps to maximize program impact. Work with partner organizations using the voter file and other technologies to support and enhance contact programs. This includes assisting partners in employing best practices and VAN trainings. Support the creation and development of written reports and products to tell the story of Michigan and support the coalition. Other responsibilities as assigned.   Qualifications Required Experience working with underrepresented and/or diverse communities. Ability to build strong relationships quickly and to cultivate those relationships over the long term. Ability to manage several tasks/projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively by making and meeting team goals. Excellent organizational, time-management, oral and written communications skills; strong writing skills are a must. Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).  Excellent writing and presentation skills with excellent attention to detail. Must be a self-starter; willing to work sometimes long, irregular hours and to travel as needed. Ideal candidates will have one to three years of experience in progressive political campaigns or similar organizations. Ideal candidates will be familiar with canvass operations and VAN (Voter Activation Network). Candidates should have a spirit of service and curiosity, along with a diplomatic, professional approach to problem-solving in work with outside partners and while working internally, independently or on a team. Is positive with a sense of humor. Preferred Experience facilitating or working in coalitions. Knowledge of Michigan political landscape and/or independent expenditure political campaigns. Strong VAN skills. Strong MS Office skills. Digital campaign experience. Compensation Salary is commensurate with experience and will range between $50,000 - $55,000. Benefits include health, dental, vision and 401(K) through December 2018.   To Apply Please submit a copy of your resume, a cover letter and three references to the application form found at https://americavotes.org/jobs/?job_id=21434b97-b960-458c-b32f-a50a75b5f58a .   If you experience any technical difficulties with our application form, please email Caitlin Opperman at  recruiting@americavotes.org . Please note that only applications received through the application form will be considered; please do not email us your application materials.   America Votes is committed to creating a dynamic, multi-cultural, diverse working environment. Candidates of color and diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.   America Votes is an equal opportunity employer.  
America Votes Las Vegas, NV, USA
Mar 20, 2018
Full time
Organization Overview America Votes is the coordination hub of the progressive community. We lead 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. Our organization works nationally and in more than 20 states to provide a range of services to our 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 our website at  www.americavotes.org .   Position Description America Votes seeks an experienced individual for the full-time position of Nevada data director. America Votes utilizes and offers its partner organizations a range of voter file, data and targeting services. We seek an experienced individual with a combination of technical and political skills to manage these services and work with state partner groups. The data director will report to the state director.   Location Las Vegas, Nevada   Responsibilities Work with partner organizations using the voter file and other technologies to support, enhance and execute programs. This includes assisting partners in employing program implementation best practices as well as converting technical data to actionable recommendations. Lead data presentation development. Must be comfortable developing district profiles, landscape memos, slide show presentations and other documents to communicate data analysis with key stakeholders. Work with state director to lead America Votes- Nevada data analysis and coordination efforts and provide strategic data-driven recommendations to partners on field and targeting. Work with consultants and other America Votes staff responsible for the acquisition, enhancement, manipulation and management of voter and member data. Manage voter file access for America Votes partner organizations and their staff. This includes administration and security plus training end-users, as well as providing technical assistance as needed. Manage and enhance volunteer recruitment database, virtual predictive dialer, web-based programs and text messaging programs. Work with other America Votes staff and partner groups to ensure that political and voter contact programs are maximizing shared voter file, targeting and other data resources. This includes supporting America Votes staff and partner groups to develop campaign plans. Other responsibilities as assigned.   Qualifications Candidates should have an understanding of common direct voter contact programs and at least two cycles of experience using data for program development in candidate or issue-based campaigns. Strong VAN skills are required; familiarity with other online electoral/advocacy tools and constituent relationship management tools is a plus. Advanced Excel skills are required; usage of Google Drive programs is a plus.   Additional knowledge of other software for mapping (ArcGIS, QGIS, etc.), reporting (Periscope, Tableau, etc.), data manipulation and analysis (R, Python, etc.) or data management (Access, SQL, etc.) is a plus. Candidates must have a willingness and aptitude to seek out and learn new technical skills that will further the mission of the America Votes table and assist in presenting data to partners in an accessible manner.  Candidates should have a diplomatic, professional approach to problem solving while working independently and on a team, as well as the ability to manage several tasks/projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively. Must be a self-starter willing to work long, irregular “campaign-style” hours and travel as needed, especially during campaign season. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated history of persistence and resourcefulness in solving technical and data problems. Ability to demonstrate excellent communication skills and professional conduct, especially under pressure. Experience working with organizations building power in communities of color preferred. Ideal candidates will have a spirit of curiosity, commitment to service and sense of humor.  One cycle of in-state experience preferred.   Compensation Salary is commensurate with experience: $52,000 - $55,000. Benefits include health, dental, vision and 401K.   To Apply Please submit a copy of your resume, a cover letter and three references to the application form found at https://americavotes.org/jobs/?job_id=2ec9098c-a0b7-4487-a201-29cbcec8341e .   If you experience any technical difficulties with our application form, please email Caitlin Opperman at  recruiting@americavotes.org . Please note that only applications received through the application form will be considered; please do not email us your application materials.   America Votes is committed to creating a dynamic, multi-cultural, diverse working environment. Candidates of color and diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.   America Votes is an equal opportunity employer  
America Votes
Mar 14, 2018
Full time
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. America Votes' coalition partners advocate for a broad range of issues, including, but not limited to environmental protection, public education, human and civil rights, women's choice and labor. For more information about America Votes, visit our website at www.AmericaVotes.org.   Position Description America Votes New Mexico is seeking a well-organized, self-starter for a full-time position as the political and field director. The political and field director will be the keeper and coordinator of some of the most exciting progressive electoral and policy work taking place in New Mexico. The position will work directly with the America Votes team, as well as dozens of progressive partners across the state as they plan and execute electoral and issue campaigns, and will be expected to act with appropriate discretion and respect for confidentiality requirements. This position reports to the New Mexico state director.   Location Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico.   Responsibilities Strategic planning assistance – support coalition partners through the development of campaign plans (electoral and issue campaigns), providing technical and organizing assistance and responding to programmatic requests. Support coalition coordination by tracking organizational programs, monitoring benchmarks, providing technical assistance and identifying gaps in collective strategy. Create and implement legislative strategy around voting rights and support partner legislative issue advocacy. Organize and facilitate coordinated and/or collaborative partner events, including coalition meetings, trainings and direct voter contact activities. Develop capacity-building opportunities for partners and work directly with the state director and data manager to assess program gaps and overlaps to maximize program impact. Work with partner organizations using the voter file and other technologies to support and enhance contact programs. This includes assisting partners in employing best practices. Support the creation and development of written reports and products to tell the story of New Mexico and support the coalition. Other responsibilities as assigned.   Qualifications Required Demonstrated ability to negotiate, build consensus and strategically disagree and be respected by progressive stakeholders and trusted to lead. Ability to build strong relationships quickly and to cultivate those relationships over the long term. Ability to manage several tasks/projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively by making and meeting team goals. Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).  Excellent writing and presentation skills with excellent attention to detail. Excellent organizational, time-management, oral and written communications skills; strong writing skills are a must. Must be a self-starter; willing to work sometimes long, irregular hours and to travel as needed. Ideal candidates will have one to three years of experience in progressive political campaigns or similar organizations. Ideal candidates will be familiar with canvass operations. Candidates should have a spirit of service and curiosity along with a diplomatic, professional approach to problem-solving in work with outside partners and while working internally, independently or on a team. Positive and a sense of humor. Preferred Experience working with underrepresented and/or diverse communities. Experience facilitating or working in coalitions. Knowledge of New Mexico political landscape and/or independent expenditure political campaigns. Strong VAN (Voter Activation Network) skills. Digital campaign experience.   Compensation Salary is commensurate with experience $50,000 - $55,000. Benefits include health, dental, vision and 401K.   To Apply Please submit a copy of your resume, a cover letter and three references to the application form found at https://americavotes.org/jobs/?job_id=8020a76c-2275-43f5-88ec-cc5cebed02e9 . If you experience any technical difficulties with our application form, please email Caitlin Opperman at  recruiting@americavotes.org . Please note that only applications received through the application form will be considered; please do not email us your application materials. America Votes is committed to creating a dynamic, multi-cultural, diverse working environment. Candidates of color and diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. America Votes is an equal opportunity employer  
America Votes
Mar 13, 2018
Full time
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. America Votes' coalition partners advocate for a broad range of issues, including, but not limited to environmental protection, public education, human and civil rights, women's choice and labor. For more information about America Votes, visit our website at www.AmericaVotes.org.   Position Description America Votes seeks an experienced individual for the full-time position of deputy data and targeting manager for the 2018 electoral cycle in North Carolina. America Votes utilizes and offers its partner organizations a range of voter file, data and targeting services and seeks an experienced individual with a combination of technical and political skills to manage these services and work with state partner groups. The deputy data and targeting manager will report to the state director.   Responsibilities Manage and coordinate all data needs of America Votes state staff and partners. Manage voter file access for America Votes partner organizations and their consultants. This includes administration and security; training and providing available technical assistance. Work with partner organizations using the voter file and other technologies to support and enhance voter contact programs. This includes assisting partners in employing best practices. Manage and enhance volunteer recruitment database, virtual predictive dialer and other web-based programs and information. Work with other America Votes staff and partner groups to ensure that programs are maximizing shared voter file, targeting and other data resources. Make recommendations and provide strategic support regarding ways to make data and database operations more efficient and effective. Troubleshoot and resolve hardware and software problems. Work with vendors to resolve any information technology issues that may arise. Other responsibilities as assigned.   Qualifications Experience working with underrepresented and/or diverse communities. Candidates should understand common direct voter contact programs and have at least one cycle of experience in the use of data in candidate or issue-base campaigns. Strong VAN administrative skills are required; familiarity with other online electoral/advocacy tools and constituent relationship management tools is a plus. Strong Excel skills are required, as is willingness and aptitude to learn new technical skills such as, but not limited to, QGIS. Candidates should have a diplomatic, professional approach to problem-solving while working independently or on a team, as well as the ability to manage several tasks/projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively. Must be a self-starter willing to work long, irregular “campaign-style” hours and to travel as needed, especially during campaign season. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated history of persistence and resourcefulness in solving technical and data problems. Ability to communicate effectively, work well under pressure, be detail-oriented and meet deadlines. Ability to clearly communicate complicated data-related information to audiences without much data background. Must demonstrate discretion and good judgment. Field experience in a volunteer or staff capacity a plus.   Compensation Salary is commensurate with experience but ranges from $55,000 - $60,000. Benefits include health, dental, vision and 401(K).   To Apply Please submit a copy of your resume, a cover letter and three references to the application form found at https://americavotes.org/jobs/?job_id=6e18f65d-f350-4c00-b661-b4af1be458bb . If you experience any technical difficulties with our application form, please email Caitlin Opperman at  recruiting@americavotes.org . Please note that only applications received through the application form will be considered; please do not email us your application materials. America Votes is committed to creating a dynamic, multi-cultural, diverse working environment. Candidates of color and diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. America Votes is an equal opportunity employer  
America Votes Detroit or Lansing, MI
Mar 13, 2018
Full time
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. America Votes' coalition partners advocate for a broad range of issues, including but not limited to environmental protection, public education, human and civil rights, women's choice and labor. For more information about America Votes, visit www.AmericaVotes.org.   Position Description America Votes Michigan is seeking a well-organized self-starter for a temporary full-time position as the program and field director that will conclude in December 2018. The program and field director will be the keeper and coordinator of some of the most exciting progressive electoral and policy work taking place in Michigan. The position will work directly with the America Votes team, as well as dozens of progressive partners across the state as they plan and execute electoral and issue campaigns, and will be expected to act with appropriate discretion and respect for confidentiality requirements. This position reports to the Michigan state director.   Location Based in Lansing or Detroit, Michigan. Responsibilities Strategic planning assistance – support coalition partners through the development of campaign plans (electoral and issue campaigns), providing technical and organizing assistance and responding to programmatic requests. Support coalition coordination by tracking organizational programs, monitoring benchmarks, providing technical assistance and identifying gaps in collective strategy. Support legislative strategy around voting rights and support partner legislative issue advocacy. Organize and facilitate coordinated and/or collaborative partner events, including coalition meetings, trainings and direct voter contact activities. Develop capacity-building opportunities for partners and work directly with the state director and data manager to assess program gaps and overlaps to maximize program impact. Work with partner organizations using the voter file and other technologies to support and enhance contact programs. This includes assisting partners in employing best practices and VAN trainings. Support the creation and development of written reports and products to tell the story of Michigan and support the coalition. Other responsibilities as assigned.   Qualifications Required Experience working with underrepresented and/or diverse communities. Ability to build strong relationships quickly and to cultivate those relationships over the long term. Ability to manage several tasks/projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively by making and meeting team goals. Excellent organizational, time-management, oral and written communications skills; strong writing skills are a must. Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).  Excellent writing and presentation skills with excellent attention to detail. Must be a self-starter; willing to work sometimes long, irregular hours and to travel as needed. Ideal candidates will have one to three years of experience in progressive political campaigns or similar organizations. Ideal candidates will be familiar with canvass operations and VAN (Voter Activation Network). Candidates should have a spirit of service and curiosity, along with a diplomatic, professional approach to problem-solving in work with outside partners and while working internally, independently or on a team. Is positive with a sense of humor. Preferred Experience facilitating or working in coalitions. Knowledge of Michigan political landscape and/or independent expenditure political campaigns. Strong VAN skills. Strong MS Office skills. Digital campaign experience. Compensation Salary is commensurate with experience and will range between $50,000 - $55,000. Benefits include health, dental, vision and 401(K) through December 2018.   To Apply Please submit a copy of your resume, a cover letter and three references to the application form found at https://americavotes.org/jobs/?job_id=21434b97-b960-458c-b32f-a50a75b5f58a .   If you experience any technical difficulties with our application form, please email Caitlin Opperman at  recruiting@americavotes.org . Please note that only applications received through the application form will be considered; please do not email us your application materials.   America Votes is committed to creating a dynamic, multi-cultural, diverse working environment. Candidates of color and diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.   America Votes is an equal opportunity employer.