Nevada Constituency Field Director
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Application Deadline: Rolling
Desired Start Date: As soon as available
Type: Full Time
Bernie 2020 is seeking a motivated, dynamic Constituency Field Director to join our Nevada team. Our campaign has an ambitious goal: to build the largest national grassroots operation in campaign history. This will require empowering volunteers, activist leaders, and supporters to organize their communities to take on Trump and the billionaire class at an unprecedented scale.
The Constituency Field Director is a core role in implementing the field strategy in Nevada. We encourage you to apply for this position if you are passionate about helping manage a powerful staff team that can support volunteers to do the critical work of building grassroots power. The ideal candidate excels at team management, field strategy, relationship cultivation and management, and community and campus outreach.
- Take direction from State Field Director to implement a massive constituency program that can recruit and activate volunteers and volunteer leaders to grow our outreach on campus and in key communities, reaching out to and activating non-voters.
- Manage a team of Constituency and Campus Coordinators to meet and exceed benchmarks for community engagement, events, volunteer recruitment, and GOTV.
- Train staff and volunteers on tactics to engage students and constituency groups in culturally appropriate ways that meet them where they are.
- Actively build an organizational culture that is welcoming and inspiring and a work environment that is inclusive and equitable.
- Travel as needed to support staff and volunteers.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Ability to work a 6 day work week
- Experience in a field role managing staff and volunteer leaders, in electoral, community, labor, or movement organizing.
- Experience organizing on campuses.
- Demonstrated experience managing teams to meet specific goals.
- Ability to train in both hard and soft skill development.
- Strong interpersonal communication skills. Ability to retain a personable and friendly demeanor.
- Familiarity with Google Suite, and canvassing software.
- Comfort working in fast-paced environments, and ability to navigate complex and nuanced situations.
- Commitment to building strong relationships across race, gender, class, and other group identities. Understanding of and self-awareness around the intersections of race, gender, sexuality, and other identities.
- Experience building multiracial organizing efforts and prior training in equity and inclusion.
- Experience with community outreach roles and relational organizing.
- Public speaking skills and/or experience leading trainings for medium-sized or large groups.
- Have a working car that you are able to use on the campaign.
- Weekly 1-hour, documented supervisory check-ins with staff that report to you.
- Implement management structure for the constituency and campus team to track metrics and hold staff accountable to data-driven goals.
- Model clear communication, expectation setting, and empowering culture for the team.
Full time staff are eligible for the campaign’s benefits package, including health insurance, dental, vision, and ancillary coverage; as well as paid time off, and more.
Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
This campaign is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in hiring, in programming, and in all other aspects of the work we do. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are deeply connected to our mission, our success, and to serving the American people. Some organizational priorities include:
- Building policies, procedures and services that uplift and protect everyone and do not lead to inequalities;
- Creating teams and relationships among staff, volunteers, and supporters that are reflective of the populations we serve;
- Increasing engagement of communities of color, women, those with disabilities, and all people historically shut out of electoral and caucus processes;
- Prioritizing the inclusion of diverse communities in internal leadership;
- Fostering a culture of open-mindedness, compassion, and inclusiveness;
- Creating and maintaining opportunities for engagement, education, and discourse related to issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion; and
- Changing the historical culture of inequity and exclusion pervasive in political campaigns.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Campaign recruits, hires, trains, transfers, and promotes qualified candidates on the basis of individual merit and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.