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Operations Assistant - WI

Organization Name: For Our Future Action Fund
Job Post Date: 10 Sep 2019
Job Terms: Full Time
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

About For Our Future
Founded in 2016, For Our Future Action Fund and For Our Future run the largest, permanent progressive field program across key states. Our vision is to expand the progressive infrastructure and advance economic prosperity for all, strong community schools, climate justice, and civil rights. Along with community partners and volunteers, we consistently engage with people in face-to-face conversations around what issues matter most to them. By organizing people in lasting relationships, we win elections, drive local progress, make a community's collective voice heard, and help build the transformative power needed to improve peoples lives.

In 2018, we made over 9 million door knocks and held 1.3 million face-to-face conversations with voters in 7 states. Our turnout operation and innovative program helped restore voting rights to 1.4 million Floridians, expand Medicaid coverage to 400,000 in Virginia, and resulted in sizable electoral progress at the state and federal level, including the pickup of 3 Governor mansions, 1 Senate seat, 13 Congressional seats, and 22 state legislative seats.

FOF will continue to grow and win through 2020, building power across issue fights and elections. Headquartered in Washington, DC, our current state programs include Florida, Michigan, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

For Our Future (FOF) and For Our Future Action Fund (FOFAF) are allied organizations together seeking an Operations Assistant to execute the statewide field plan. This is a full-time position with benefits & competitive pay that lasts through November 30, 2019.

Work with field and operations team to develop and implement policies and practices to ensure the smooth processing of accounting and compliance documents;
Ensure timesheet compliance for all in-state employees.
Manage & track all expenses and contracts related to field offices: lease agreements, internet contracts, and other contracts.
Work with operations and field team to assist with in-state hiring and tracking through Paycom software, including making recommendations on hiring decisions.
Work directly with state senior staff on operations and HR needs and planning.
Order, store and organize all office supplies & equipment.
Collect reimbursement paperwork.
Record retention for all state expenses (receipts & payment records as needed).
Update internal operation procedures document as needed.
Coordinate with Manager to schedule team meetings and to provide follow-ups
Store, file and retrieve corporate documents and reports as and when needed.
Perform general office administrative and clerical duties.
Manage all office orders on regular basis.
Maintain logs and spreadsheets for all field activities.

Extraordinary attention to detail.
Familiarity with administering databases, payroll and benefits preferred.
Exercise good judgment in high-pressure situations. Flexibility and a willingness to take on new tasks as the responsibilities of the position evolves.
Experience working on projects in a fast-paced environment.
Strong verbal communications and interpersonal skills.
Commitment to the Mission - Dedication to grassroots, local organizing and empowering state/local organizations to lead our work. Understanding of local community-based organizations and respect for their leaders and programs.
Maintaining enthusiasm and calm demeanor in stressful situations.

Health Insurance Coverage - 95% Employer Paid and 5% Employee
Retirement Savings Plan with matching contributions up to the first 5%
$100 Monthly Cellphone Bill Reimbursement
10 Days Paid Time Off per calendar year, as well as all paid federal holidays

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

For Our Future Action Fund is an equal opportunity employer. This application will not be used for limiting or excluding any applicant from consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law, including race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, creed, national origin, disability, ancestry, military service, or veteran status. Should an applicant need reasonable accommodation in the application process, he or she should contact a company representative.

The relationship between you and the For Our Future Action Fund is referred to as employment at will. This means that your employment can be terminated at any time for any reason, with or without cause, with or without notice, by you or the For Our Future Action Fund/For Our Future. No representative of For Our Future Action Fund has authority to enter into any employment agreement with you that is contrary to the foregoing employment at will relationship. By signing below, you hereby affirm your that your employment is at will, and that you acknowledge that no oral or written statements or representations regarding your employment can alter your at will status, except for a written statement signed by you and our Chief Executive Officer or duly authorized representative as determined by a resolution of the Board of Directors of For Our Future Action Fund.

How to Apply

Job Post Online Expiration: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 07:11pm


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