NextGen America is seeking a dynamic and experienced campaign professional to join the nation’s largest youth voting organization and engage young people in local and national fights to prevent climate disaster, promote prosperity for all Americans, protect human rights, and expand access to the ballot box for young Americans. This role will determine state planning and strategy, adherent to budget, and be focused on managing a statewide goal-driven, volunteer-led organizing program on and off campuses, developing in-state political partnerships, increasing NextGen’s visibility including within communities often left behind, event planning, and budget management.
This role is remote, but applicants must live in or be willing to relocate to Pennsylvania.
The ideal candidate has a passion for politics and a belief that young people will make the difference in politics. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. We value and are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion as an organization--in theory and in practice, and our culture reflects that value and commitment. We are committed to furthering issues like climate change, health care, and immigration from a progressive perspective, and we seek to engage the public in these areas as well as others. We also recognize the urgency of confronting institutional racism and inequity within our political system and strive to make positive changes within our system as a result.
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Remote Position: Yes
Union Position: No
Travel Requirements: 50% in-state travel | 10-15% out-of-state travel
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NextGen America offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and a very comprehensive benefits package.
ABOUT NEXTGEN AMERICA:
NextGen America is the leading national organization for engaging young people through voter education, registration and mobilization. We invite 18-to-35 year olds — the largest and most diverse generation in American history — into our democracy to ensure our government works for them and to find new solutions to the dire challenges facing our society and the world. Since 2013, NextGen America has registered more than 1.4 million young voters and educated many millions more, delivering more than the margin of victory for progressives in key races and building an electorate that will lead American politics for decades to come.