REGIONAL FIELD DIRECTOR

The Florida Democratic Party is expanding our team in advance of 2020 and is seeking Regional Field Directors who thrive in a dynamic, data-driven environment . This position is full-time (approximately 50-60 hours/week), and will require work during nontraditional hours (nights and weekends).


Regional Field Directors will be based in counties throughout the state, and applicants located in all parts of Florida are encouraged to apply. The position will require some limited travel within the state.


Description of Duties

  • Work with existing Democratic Party infrastructure to conduct voter outreach, engagement, and voter registration.
  • Directly manage and train a team of field organizers in the state of Florida.
  • Assist with identifying talent and the recruitment of high-quality organizers.
  • Conduct outreach to local community leaders and progressive organizations at the grasstop level.
  • Assist with local and regional on-site event operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience in community organizing, legislative, public affairs, sociology, or policy‑oriented environment including issue or electoral campaigns, advocacy or related experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in community organizing and legislative/political/electoral work.
  • Excellent relationship building skills and strong knowledge of your local community.
  • 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.
  • Self-motivation, professionalism and a positive demeanor.
  • Excellent verbal, written and analytical skills.
  • Extremely organized.
  • Knowledge of Google Suite.
  • Ability to work outside of typical business hours, including nights and weekends.
  • Committed to details, results, and consistent improvement.
  • A strong commitment to Democratic ideals and issues.
  • Deep knowledge of NGP VAN / Votebuilder.
  • 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 competitive salary with the opportunity for growth. Yearly salary for the organizer position is $45,600 in addition to benefits. The position is currently slated through March 31, 2020 and may be renewed through November 8, 2020.


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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