San Francisco, CA 94117
We are looking for a person who is driven by a desire to make a difference in people’s lives. Our field coordinator’s time will be spent communicating with our team of volunteers and voters when knocking on doors around San Francisco. The campaign is people-centered with a commitment to make San Francisco a city for all. The Field Coordinators will work closely with the Campaign Manager to develop and implement direct voter contact strategies to engage voters in every neighborhood of San Francisco. The largest portion of the field by text, and most importantly, at the doors. This is a part-time position that requires 25-30 on both weekends and weekdays. Responsibilities Field Work: Support the overall strategy of Bianca For San Francisco, with a focus on direct voter contact by knocking on doors. Identify, recruit, train, and retain volunteers when canvassing with concrete daily and weekly goals to: Recruit active volunteers to conduct direct voter contact by knocking on doors for 3 hour shifts Train volunteers on a weekly basis to ensure they understand logistics (i.e. meeting point, covering a minimum number of doors knocked, using the MiniVAN app) Retain volunteers by building a strong team culture that provides support to experienced and new volunteers alike Leadership and Management: Recruit a team of Campaign Fellows from across California to canvas for Bianca during weekdays and weekends. Lead Campaign Fellows to support the projects of other departments, train volunteers, and conduct direct voter contact. Identify and track #1 Voters for Bianca Schedule and conduct one-on-one or group meetings with Campaign Fellows to invest in their skill building and provide feedback on their work by video, phone, or in-person. Report to the Field Director weekly on the qualitative state of individual Campaign Fellows and the Campaign Fellowship program as a whole. Skills & Qualifications Strong interpersonal communication skills. Comfort with talking to people on the phone everyday. Strong grasp of contemporary political issues and current events. Deep and demonstrated commitment to progressive values. Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds, one-on-one and in a group. Self-driven with the desire to put team success over personal ego. Capacity to multitask in a fast-paced environment. Willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends, depending on campaign needs. Experience recruiting and/or managing a group of people is highly preferred. Political campaign and/or community organizing experience preferred. Experience working with VAN preferred. To apply, please send a brief introductory email, resume, and two references to email@example.com Applications will be considered in the order they are received. Final decisions will come in a quick turnaround of around 1-2 weeks as we are looking to have all positions filled as soon as possible.
Date Posted: Jul 11, 2021
A competitive, historic candidate for a campaign that represents 1,000,000+ people is recruiting a full time Campaign Manager to join the fight for a Congressional District that is focused on revitalizing our community for all residents, particularly women, children, families, immigrants, seniors, working class residents, people of color, LGBTQIA+, and the marginalized and under resourced communities. She will be running for political office during the 2022 primary and general elections. Roles of a successful campaign manager include: recruiting volunteers and paid staff, fundraising, media presence and developing a sound political strategy for the Candidate. What Will You Do? The campaign is seeking a Campaign Manager to be responsible for leading and managing the day to day operations of the campaign through December, 2022. The position is based in San Francisco, CA. Responsibilities include: Draft and implement a comprehensive campaign plan with an emphasis on messaging, fundraising and voter engagement/mobilization Assist with developing policy priorities Coordinate the candidate’s schedule Lead consultants, staff, and volunteers to achieve campaign’s strategic priorities Manage staff both empathetically and fairly Supervise effective Field and voter outreach program Work alongside a team of advisors and consultants Set and manage priorities for candidate time and activities. Create a fundraising operation to raise $25,000,000 - $45,000,000 Maintain a productive media presence Manage the campaign’s budget and cash flow Work a standard campaign schedule which includes evenings and weekdays Oversee implementation of core campaign strategies and tactics Serve as the liaison for the campaign to the state Democratic party Build a coalition of supportive political stakeholders Build relationships with local community leaders, grasstops and grassroots individuals, members of the press, and potential endorsers Who Are You? As a successful candidate for the job, you will: Have prior experience working on a campaign (at least 2 or 3 election cycles) Lead from the campaign’s values and always keep a growth mindset, willingly taking and incorporating feedback Lead a diverse team of staff, volunteers and stakeholders with emotional intelligence and strong interpersonal communication Lead with cultural competency and the ability to build relationships and collaborate with colleagues, voters, and volunteers. Enjoy working towards and achieving ambitious goals Demonstrate an ability to work independently while also working effectively with other members of the team Bring enthusiasm and proficiency to fundraising efforts Have an energetic and upbeat attitude Be disciplined and able to work within a budget Bring a capacity and willingness to work long hours during peak season to get the work done Have knowledge of campaign concepts & strategies Know how to effectively and ethically generate publicity Be detail-oriented & have excellent organizational skills Have excellent verbal and written communication skills Display a strong interest in learning internal party channels to accomplish your team’s needs Bring previous experience using VAN (Votebuilder) or the ability to quickly learn Be ethical and compliant with election laws Show evidence of a COVID-19 vaccination If possible, but not required, you will also: Have a valid U.S. Driver's License along with reliable transportation Have familiarity with San Francisco politics Have a genuine connection with local communities within the District Compensation TDB How to Apply Please email cover letter, resume and references with the subject line "Campaign Manager" to firstname.lastname@example.org. The candidate seeks to fill this position as soon as possible, but can be flexible for the right candidate. This campaign is committed to building a staff that reflects the diverse communities that make up our community within the District. The campaign is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes all hiring decisions without regard to age, color, creed, disability, economic status, ethnic identity, gender identity, national origin race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veterans status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
Date Posted: Jul 11, 2021