Black Voter Contact Director - Florida Coordinated Campaign

Orlando, Florida /
2022 Florida Coordinated Campaign – Leadership /
Full-time
The Florida Democratic Coordinated Campaign is seeking a Black Voter Contact Director to join our growing team. 2022 will be a critical election year in Florida, with highly-competitive races up and down the ballot, including nationally-watched races for U.S. Senate, Governor and U.S. Congress in the most diverse battleground in the country. The Coordinated Campaign will build the statewide turnout operation needed to mobilize and persuade voters to support Florida Democrats in November 2022. Starting the earliest in a decade the Florida Coordinated Campaign will be engaging with voters where they are at, in the language that they speak to deliver votes for the Democratic Ticket!

The Black Voter Contact Director is a first of its kind position with the Florida Democratic Party. This position will be responsible for creating Black Voter Contact programs. Especially focusing on volunteer recruitment, mobilization, and persuasion programs using every tool available to the coordinated campaign. The Black Voter Contact Director will work closely with the Organizing Director, Data Director to ensure proper implementation of these programs.

This position reports directly to the Coordinated Campaign Director.

Responsibilities:

    • Coordinates efforts between Organizing, Data, and Digital programs to ensure no program lives in a silo
    • Serves as the long-range planner — sets time on leadership calendars to do long-range planning, and lead efforts to plan ahead on program
    • Builds culturally competent programs that enablers Organizers to be embedded in the diverse Black communities in Florida
    • Takes the lead on some projects associated with that long-range planning, including GOTV lead-up projects and DVC follow-up programs (mail, text and paid media)
    • Facilitates the creation of plans to contact each type of voter (supporters, undecideds, leaners, etc) with the Digital, Data, and Organizing Directors
    • Coordinates voter contact projects that involve heavy HQ input across multiple parties at the Coordinated Table
    • Consult and coordinate with key Black leaders and organizations on voter contact/outreach programs

Skills & Qualifications:

    • Minimum of 2 years/cycles in political, advocacy, administrative work, and/or operations with at least 1 year/cycle managing an organizing program
    • Experience working with and in Faith based organizing programs
    • Knowledge of the geographic and cultural diversity of the Black vote in Florida
    • Exceptionally well organized with intense attention to detail and process. Highly communicative with strong time management skills to meet competing deadlines
    • Flexible, adaptable and solutions-oriented
    • Knowledge of Google suite tools
    • A willingness to work in a fast-paced campaign environment with unpredictable hours
    • Access to a cell phone and vehicle with a valid driver’s license
Salary for this position is $8,000 a month with employer-sponsored health, dental, and vision insurance.

This role will be based in person in Orlando Florida, and the ability to work remotely will not be available.  

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and will be filled as quickly as the right candidate is identified.

The Florida Democratic Party 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 supporters and constituents. 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, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis.