Campus Organizing Director

Birmingham, Alabama /
Organizing /
Full-Time
The Alabama Democratic Party is seeking a Campus Organizing Director to manage a team of Campus Organizers throughout many of Alabama colleges and universities during the 2020 election cycle. The Campus Organizing Director will report to a Deputy Organizing Director and will craft and oversee the state party’s volunteer engagement and direct voter contact program on campuses throughout the state. They will directly manage and coach a team of organizers to ensure that all voter contact goals are met for their area.

Responsibilities

    • Hiring, managing, training, and mentoring a team of campus organizers
    • Develop an organizing plan and strategies to help your team meet the needs of each target campus
    • Track progress to goal and coach a team of campus organizers to success
    • Communicate clear needs and priorities up and down the management chain
    • Ensure data is reported consistently and accurately
    • Personally engage with volunteer campus leaders on campuses that do not have an organizer assigned
    • Other campaign duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications

    • 1-2 years of campus organizing experience on a large scale electoral or issue based campaign
    • Experience coaching and training volunteers or staff on a daily basis
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to be flexible while working with various team and community members from different backgrounds
    • Experience using Votebuilder and Google Docs
    • Willingness to work long and non-traditional hours, including nights and weekends
    • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle, laptop, and cell phone
    • Desire to elect Democrats up and down the ticket in Alabama
This position will begin remotely, with the expectation to relocate to Alabama COVID-19 permits. Compensation is $4-5,000 per month with health benefits at no cost to the employee. This is a full-time, exempt position that requires long and non-traditional hours, including nights and weekends. 

The Alabama 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.