DEPUTY FIELD DIRECTOR

The Florida Democratic Party (FDP) is expanding our team in advance of the 2020 general election and is seeking a Deputy Field Director who thrives in a fast-paced, data-driven environment. This position is full-time (approximately 50-60+ hours/week), and will require work during nontraditional hours (nights and weekends).

 

Our Deputy Field Director will be based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and will require periodic travel within the state.


Description of Duties

    • Help execute a data-driven field plan integrating vote-by-mail enrollment, voter mobilization, and digital goals
    • Build relationships with existing Democratic Party infrastructure to conduct voter outreach, engagement, and voter registration
    • Help train and manage a team of 5+ Regional Field Directors and 30+ Field Organizers and Digital Organizers across the state of Florida
    • Analyze reporting and metrics to track programmatic progress and key performance indicators
    • Systematically identify and find solutions to meet training and material needs
    • Assist with local and regional on-site event operations
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Qualifications and Skills

      • 2+ cycles of experience in field leadership positions.
      • Extensive experience managing and training high-performing staffers, with an emphasis on building and implementing effective accountability systems.
      • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with firm deadlines.
      • Excellent relationship building skills and strong knowledge of communities around the state of Florida.
      • Experience working and effectively developing leadership within underserved communities and communities of color.
      • Ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders of diverse backgrounds and socio-economic levels.
      • Deep knowledge of NGP VAN / VoteBuilder and Google Suite.
      • Self-motivation, professionalism and a positive demeanor.
      • Excellent verbal, written, organizational and analytical skills.
      • Committed to details, results, and consistent improvement.
      • A strong commitment to Democratic ideals and issues.
      • Proficiency in Spanish or Creole preferred.


      Logistics

      • Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable mode of transportation and the ability to travel at times throughout the state for more than a day at a time.
      • Must have access to a working smartphone and laptop.
      • Must have the ability to regularly lift and carry 25 lbs.


      Salary & Benefits

      The Florida Democratic Party offers a yearly salary commensurate with experience, as well as a generous benefits package.


      Please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to jobs@floridadems.org with your name and the job you are applying for in the subject line.


      The Florida Democratic Party is committed to hiring an inclusive, diverse staff. We are an equal opportunity employer and it is our 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.

      Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, and three references in one PDF document to jobs@floridadems.org with the position title in the subject line.​ Please note that formats other than PDF will not be accepted. Qualified applicants will be called for the next step of the hiring process.


      The Florida Democratic Party is committed to hiring an inclusive, diverse staff. The FDP is an equal opportunity employer and it is our 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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