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|Job Title:||Assistant Campaign Director|
|Description:||Do you have a burning passion for social justice and equality? Are you ready to make a difference on critical issues? If you have the leadership and passion, you could potentially be a perfect fit to work as an Assistant Campaign Director at Grassroots Campaigns. We have leadership positions available in offices across the country so apply today! Stand with social justice non-profit organizations such as the Southern Poverty Law Center and the American Civil Liberties Union on these critical current-day issues.
- Recruitment: Build a team of 15-50
canvassers by recruiting from within the local community. Interview prospective staff and make hiring decisions.
- Staff Management: Teach
canvassing/fundraising skills. Work with your staff in individual and group settings, with a particular eye towards developing leaders.
Cultivate a welcoming and motivating atmosphere.
- Canvassing: Canvass in the field for four
days per week, to train new and experienced staff in the field and meet personal fundraising requirements.
- Administration: Carefully track income
and expenses. Manage the budget for your office.
Process staff payroll. Maintain records for future organizing efforts.
Strong communication and motivational skills, work ethic, and desire for political change are essential. Candidates must be able to work within a team, have proven leadership ability and experience handling a lot of responsibility.
Strong self-direction and the ability to take initiative are also necessary qualifications.
Previous field or canvassing experience is a plus, and may qualify candidates for additional leadership positions.
Newly hired directors will typically spend three weeks doing field training, working intensely alongside experienced directors and will also attend week-long national classroom training.
Additionally, directors receive support from regional management staff throughout their time on staff. After one year in the position, staff will have learned the basics of running a successful grassroots campaign, including, but not limited to, fundraising and donor recruitment, hiring and supervising staff and/or volunteers, and turf management.
Positions have a minimum commitment through the
2012 Calendar Year. Campaign hours can run 80-100 hours per week, including work on weekends.
Annual salary for Assistant Canvass Directors
begins at $24,000. Staff may opt into our health
care plan (PPO). Paid training, vacation and sick days are included; student loan assistance is available.
Applications/resumes are considered on a rolling basis. Qualified applicants will be contacted about opportunities with Grassroots Campaigns within a week. We are currently hiring across the United States in: Berkeley, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Orange County, CA; Pasadena, CA; Sacramento, CA; San Diego, CA; San Francisco, CA; Santa Cruz, CA; Denver, CO; New Haven, CT; Washington DC; Miami, FL; Orlando, FL; Chicago, IL; Amherst, MA; Boston, MA; Kansas City, MO; St. Louis, MO; Minneapolis, MN; Missoula, MT; Omaha, NE; Charlotte, NC; Raleigh, NC; Morristown, NJ; Albuquerque, NM; New York, NY; Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Portland, OR; Philadelphia, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Austin, TX; and Seattle, WA. Candidates will need to relocate to these cities.