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Field Organizer

Organization Name: Fairfax County Democratic Committee
Website: fairfaxdemocrats.org/
Job Post Date: 09 Aug 2019
Job Terms: Full Time
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

Field Organizer (Multiple positions available)


Position Description:


The Fairfax Coordinated Campaign is seeking Field Organizers to implement a county-wide, data-driven field plan to increase Democratic turnout for the general election this November. As an Organizer you will oversee direct voter engagement operations by building and managing teams of volunteers to knock on thousands of doors and make thousands of calls to elect local Democrats up and down the ticket. Join our team to build the front line army which will make sure Fairfax County and Virginia are blue this November!


Location: Various locations across Fairfax County, VA


Reports To: Coordinated Campaign Director


Responsibilities:

- Recruit, train, and manage volunteers to speak to voters in support of Fairfax Democrats

- Work with Coordinated Campaign Director to ensure daily, weekly, and monthly campaign field goals are met for volunteer recruitment and voter contact

- Ensure complete and accurate reporting of data

- Staff regional campaign office, acting as point of contact for volunteers and campaigns

- Organize and launch volunteer canvasses and phone banks

- In coordination with Campaign Director, implement aggressive Get Out The Vote efforts to turn out Democrats on election day, including coordinating volunteer precinct captains during final days of campaign

- Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Skills: Qualifications:

- At least one cycle of organizing experience. This can include the most recent 2019 Primary

- Working understanding of VAN/VoteBuilder

- Door-to-door canvassing experience for a political campaign

- Is a proactive problem solver with the ability to work independently and as part of a team

- A solid commitment to electing Democrats

- Must have valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation

- Ability to work irregular, long hours, including nights and weekends

- Preferred but not required, familiarity with Fairfax and Northern Virginia political landscape


Multiple positions available. Women, people of color, and members of the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter which describes your experience and why you want to work so that we elect every Democratic candidate in Fairfax in 2019 to Jeremy@fairfaxdemocrats.org

Contact: Jeremy Cullimore
Email: jeremy@fairfaxdemocrats.org
Job Post Online Expiration: Fri, 20 Sep 2019 07:45pm

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