The Context:

In 2022, Arizona will be a premier battleground state with highly competitive races to elect Democrats at every level of the ticket. Mission for Arizona, the Arizona Democratic Party’s Coordinated Campaign, is launching early because the work to re-elect Senator Mark Kelly and win up and down the ballot in 2022 starts now.  By starting early, we have an unprecedented opportunity to build a foundation statewide to turn Arizona blue at every level of the ticket in 2022. The Out-of-State (OOS) Program ROD will play an important role managing a team of staff and partnerships with organizations to train and strategically leverage Out-of-State volunteer capacity at scale, both virtually and in-person.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Hire, train, and manage a team of Organizers to reach weekly voter contact and volunteer recruitment goals. The OOS program will serve as the centralized hub for volunteers from outside of Arizona taking action with our program in English. 
  • Manage relationships with OOS organizations to amplify opportunities with our program and coordinate logistics of partnerships for in-person and virtual OOS volunteers.
  • Design a plan for the OOS program, set weekly goals, and develop systems of accountability and reports to analyze output and ensure data integrity at scale.
  • Experiment with social media and digital tools to identify the most effective methods to recruit, retain, and direct OOS volunteer capacity at scale.
  • Constantly seek to motivate, problem solve, share best practices, and support the unique needs of each member of your team through daily check-in/out calls, 1:1 meetings, and team meetings. 
  • Lead in-region trainings and develop OOS program specific resources as needed to support the professional development of your staff and OOS volunteer leadership teams.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • At least one cycle of experience on the Organizing team of a campaign, with specific experience training teams of staff, leaders and/or volunteers.
  • A strong understanding of Google Sheets and VAN. For the OOS program, it will be imperative to develop reports and systems to coach your team to meet their goals and to manage OOS partnerships and capacity, both in-person and virtually. 
  • An eagerness to find creative solutions to strategically manage OOS volunteer capacity and develop partnerships with OOS organizations. 
  • A flexible mindset and willingness to try new solutions to meet ambitious goals. 
  • A determination to make our organizing program as accessible as possible to all volunteers, irrespective of their experience level or location. 
  • Ability and willingness to work laterally with RODs (both geographic and Spanish Program).
  • Ability to synthesize and communicate priorities and feedback in 1:1 and group settings.
  • A commitment to building an inclusive and positive team culture for your staff and volunteers. 

Logistics: 

  • Salary: $4,500/month.
  • This is a bargaining unit position.
  • Benefits: Eligible for UnitedHealthcare Medical, Dental, Vision plan at no premium.
  • This is a position with the campaign through November of 2022.  
  • Location: Arizona 
  • The OOS Regional Organizing Director will report to a Deputy Organizing Director.

In effort to build a well-rounded campaign with all voices represented, we encourage folks from any educational background, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, immigration status, citizenship status, national origin or ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, criminal record, mental or physical disability or disorder, HIV antibody status, parental or familiar status, or veteran status to apply.

The Arizona Democratic Party (ADP), is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. The ADP is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of gender, disability, race, age, national origin, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex (including marital and parental status), gender identity and expression, religion, economic status, ethnic identity, veteran's status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

 

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