ORGANIZING CORPS 2020 is a new organization recruiting a diverse talent pool from college campuses, providing paid, in-the-field training and coaching in key states, and deploying 1,000 readied organizers to the general election in Summer 2020. Participating corps members learn the art and science of being a field organizer in a presidential election and explore an exciting career in campaigns. Along the way, corps members gain valuable skills in leadership, project management and communication, and build a powerful network of like-minded peers and mentors from across the country that will last beyond 2020. Organizing Corps 2020 launched in February 2019 and is powered by the DNC and state Democratic parties in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, in partnership with 270 Strategies and The Collective.

ABOUT THE ROLE

As the Recruitment Coordinator, you will provide data and administrative support to all activities relating to the recruitment of Organizing Corps corps members. You are interested in a career in talent recruitment and/or HR, have 1/+ years of experience in an administrative support role and are excited to further develop your data management skills. You are known for your detail orientation and have a demonstrated commitment to serving young people and communities of color. You believe in the power of organizing and feel confident navigating databases.

The position will ideally be located in NYC, DC, or Chicago, although remote locations will be considered. This is a temporary full-time position expected to start in August 2019 and end by June 2020, and will entail weekend work and travel. The salary range is $47k-$52k for candidates with 1-3 years of relevant experience.


WHAT YOU’LL DO AS THE RECRUITMENT COORDINATOR

  • Maintain Organizing Corps' applicant tracking system (ATS): monitor incoming applications, assign applications to interviewers, advance recommended applicants through relevant stages with accuracy, respond to applicant questions, and prepare reports and communication as directed by the Director of Operations.
  • Liaise with applicants, Organizing Corps 2020 team members, State Party & DNC partners, and other external stakeholders.
  • Periodically support outreach, sourcing and program operations and provide general project management support.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE THAT YOU’LL NEED TO BRING

  • 1/+ years of professional experience, ideally with at least 1 in an administrative support role.
  • Prior experience working with and/or maintaining database, applicant tracking system (e.g., Greenhouse, Lever, ADP) and/or HR platform (e.g., Salesforce, Workday, ADP, BambooHR).
  • Prior experience supporting executive communication writing memos and emails.
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities - emailing with an applicant, talking to an accepted corps member, Slacking with a team member - gracefully and with practiced personal organization and time management.
  • Deep comfort with organizational change and role ambiguity: this organization will grow and evolve rapidly and constantly over a 12-18 month period, and operations will be called to lead and prepare for each shift.
  • Excellent communication skills, and the ability to communicate expectations clearly.
  • Strong judgment and critical reasoning skills, with the ability to navigate new situations.
  • A track record of working with diverse staff and external partners.
  • Confidence and professionalism while engaging with contacts ranging from grassroots volunteers to high-level public officials.
  • Enthusiasm for a team-based work environment.
  • A sense of humor, a willingness to embrace both your own quirks and others’, and a passion for progressive issues.

MAJOR PLUSES

  • Experience with electoral and/or community organizing.
  • Experience with high-volume recruitment.
  • Experience with nonprofit and/or start-up organization.

HOW TO APPLY

Organizing Corps 2020 values diversity and people of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please complete the following short-answer questions (in lieu of a cover letter) and submit your most recent resume. Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis so we encourage you to submit yours soon. We look forward to reading your application!

Organizing Corps 2020 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 clients and constituents. Organizing Corps 2020 is an equal opportunity employer and it isOrganizing Corps 2020's policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis.

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