Field Organizer with Lauren Underwood for Congress

Lauren Underwood for Congress is looking for a motivated, reliable and passionate individual to join our campaign as Field Organizer. lf you or someone you know is  interested in the position please send your resume to info@underwoodforcongress.com. The job description is below.

Job Description:

  • Implement aspects of the campaign’s field and voter contact program
  • Recruit, train, and manage volunteers, interns, and activists to participate in grassroots activities (i.e. door-to-door canvassing, phone banking, and early voting to persuade and turn out voters)
  • Meet and exceed goals for voter contact, volunteer recruitment, grassroots engagement, visibility, and GOTV

Responsibilities Include:

  • Proactively reach out to active volunteers and identify and recruit new volunteers
  • Communicate proactively and effectively with colleagues
  • Personally execute voter contact by canvassing, events, and phone calls to voters
  • Daily data entry of organizing and voter contact data
  • Reports directly to the Regional Field Director

Applicants must have:

  • Political campaign experience whether as a volunteer, fellow, intern, or staff
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, meeting frequent deadlines
  • Ability to use google docs, and Microsoft Office
  • Willingness to work extensive hours, including nights and weekends
  • Ability to problem solve effectively and creatively
  • Strong communication and organizational skills, showing attention to detail
  • Goal-orientation and willingness to hold oneself accountable
  • A team orientation that combines collegiality and creativity to drive and motivate others
  • Strong commitment to progressive values

Applicants will be considered more competitive if they have

  • A valid drivers license and access to a licensed and insured vehicle
  • Proficiency in VAN

This job is based in IL-14. Successful applicants will be expected to re-locate.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged to apply.

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