America Votes

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America Votes Las Vegas, NV, United States
Jan 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. 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.
America Votes Las Vegas, NV, United States
Jan 03, 2018
Full time
NEVADA DATA DIRECTOR State - Full time - Las Vegas 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 Washington, DC, United States
Jan 03, 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. For more information about America Votes, visit our website at  www.americavotes.org .   Position Description America Votes is seeking a development manager to help guide national fundraising operations. The development manager will work within the development department and specialize in state-based fundraising plan management, mass and targeted donor communications event management, and contribution and pledge tracking. This position reports to the development director.   Location Washington, D.C.   Responsibilities Manage key components of national non-profit development department. Work directly with state staff to help guide the creation and execution of state-specific fundraising plans. Assist in management of fundraising efforts and logistics around annual State Summit and other events. Oversee creation of mass and individualized donor communications, including proposals, memos, letters, etc. Manage the production of grant applications and reports for donors and foundations. Maintain donor database and ensure notes and contributions are recorded and tracked efficiently.   Qualifications At least two years of political or nonprofit fundraising work 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 be able to work independently (and “manage up”) as well as a member of a team. Candidates must possess excellent organizational, time-management, and written communications skills. Candidates should have familiarity fundraising management software like NGP VAN, EveryAction, and Microsoft Excel. Candidates must be able to work well with people from diverse backgrounds. Experience working in communities of color preferred.   Compensation Salary is commensurate with experience in the $55,000-60,000 range. Benefits include health, dental, vision and 401K.
America Votes Detroit or Lansing, Michigan
Dec 20, 2017
Full time
MICHIGAN DATA DIRECTOR Data - Full time - Detroit or Lansing 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 Michigan 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 Detroit or Lansing, MI   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 the state director to lead America Votes-Michigan 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 consultants. 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. Lead partner and organizational VAN and data trainings. 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 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 demonstrate excellent communication skills and professional conduct, especially under pressure. Experience working with diverse communities and organizations building power in underrepresented communities. Successful applicants will have a dedication to service, spirit of curiosity and sense of humor. One cycle of in-state experience preferred. Compensation Salary is commensurate with experience: $52,000 - $56,000. 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=518d0a66-3601-4c56-96a2-455505839009.   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.   *Due to the holidays, please note that we will not be emailing folks about next steps until at least January 8, 2018*   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, United States
Nov 15, 2017
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. For more information about America Votes, visit our website at www.americavotes.org.   Position Description America Votes is seeking a talented staff and program manager with a record of success managing electoral and issue campaigns to serve as the deputy field director. The deputy field director will work directly with the national field director to support the America Votes state staff and operations. The deputy field director will have a role in managing the creation of and implementation of AV’s electoral and issue campaigns as well as special projects. The deputy field director will provide direct support to the national field director and state staff as well as other departments as necessary. The deputy field director reports directly to the national field director.   Location This position is based in Washington, D.C. Responsibilities Work with the national field director to foster the growth, sustainability, and effectiveness of existing and emerging state coalitions including supporting the management of state work and managing state teams. Provide direct guidance, support, and oversight to state coalition directors and other state staff in constructing of campaign plans including the drafting of the campaign budgets, work plans, and overall timeline. Works with department and other appropriate staff to develop year-round work plans and regular reporting mechanisms for assigned field staff. Develop and maintain program reporting systems. Maintain an ongoing knowledge of state coalition operations and programs. Create products and systems to disseminate program and state intelligence to national political audience.  Identify opportunities and maintain tools for cross-state learning among state coalition directors and staff on best practices. Work with the national field director to identify and maintain a suite of professional development and training opportunities for state coalition directors, state coalition staff, and state coalition partners. Lead the development and implementation of special projects as assigned. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Work well with people from diverse backgrounds. Experience working in communities of color preferred. Demonstrated ability to exercise excellent political judgment and discretion. Experience with electoral plan writing, targeting, modeling, and management of field programs.  Strong writing, copy-editing, and material presentation skills with excellent attention to detail. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Moderate to expert level skill with Microsoft Excel or other data management and presentation systems, such as Microsoft Power Point or Prezi. Ability to work with leaders, members, and staff at all levels of the organization. Ability to manage multiple tasks and keep track of the details in a rapid paced environment. Demonstrated ability in managing and leading coalitions with multi-issue agendas. Excellent listening, interpersonal, time-management, and problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to resolve conflicts while maintaining important and effective relationships. Ability to travel on short notice. Knowledge of progressive organizations and their political and organizing operations is a plus. Applicants ideally have a mix of both electoral or advocacy campaign experience and organizing skills. Successful management or participation in a coalition environment required. Experience managing senior level staffers preferred. Experience with independent expenditure campaigns and VAN preferred. Experience with digital campaigns and new campaign technology preferred.   Compensation Salary is commensurate with experience $68,000-$72,000. 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. 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.