Field Organizers

Organization:

Maryland Democratic Party

City:

Various

Location:

Maryland

Primary Category:

Field

Type of Position:

Full-Time - Short-Term

Description & Details

The Maryland Democratic Party is hiring Outreach Organizers for the 2018 cycle. Outreach Organizers are responsible for outreach to local stakeholders, recruiting, training and managing regional volunteer teams, coordinating phone banks and canvasses, and organizing local grassroots trainings. The chosen candidates will be directly responsible for building a grassroots organization and meeting recruitment goals to deliver the margin of victory in their region

Responsibilities include:

  • Identify and coordinate with local stakeholders;
  • Identify, recruit, train, and supervise volunteer & intern teams;
  • Coordinate and participate in direct voter contact programs to motivate and mobilize voters in key regions;
  • Detailed tracking of regional activities and program results;
  • Represent the Maryland Democratic Party and the campaign at community events and meetings;

Our ideal candidate for the position has the following qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to successfully relate to activists, elected leaders, volunteers, and voters from a wide range of backgrounds;
  • Must be able to work independently and in team settings;
  • Must be able to work long and irregular hours as needed;
  • Creative thinking and a “can-do” attitude for problem solving;
  • Applicants must have a valid driver's license, reliable access to a car, and a laptop;
  • Previous campaign experience or community organizing experience preferred but not necessary;

The Maryland Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer.  

How to Apply / Contact

To apply:

Fill out our application here: https://goo.gl/forms/UucVKTnrr8uQRbAj1  

The Maryland Democratic Party is committed to building a staff that reflects the diverse communities that make up our state and the Democratic Party. Working towards the goal of a diverse MDP, our policy extends to both staff and consultants.

The Maryland Democratic Party is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or any other category prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Authority: Maryland Democratic Party; Robert Kresslein, Treasurer.