Overview

New York State Democratic Committee is seeking field organizers to fight on the front lines to help Tedra Cobb defeat Elise Stefanik (Trump defense team; Trump reelection state chair) in the most competitive red-to-blue seat in the northeast. Field Organizers will serve on the frontlines of our grassroots program to bring real representation to NY-21.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Recruit, manage and empower a triple digit volunteer (and volunteer leader) infrastructure
Run and prepare canvasses and phone banks, including printing lists and cutting turf
Hit organizer voter contact and volunteer recruitment goals
Manage and mentor in district and remote interns
Submit nightly reports of voter contact and volunteer recruitment numbers as well as weekly reports
Run an aggressive house party program
Identify events and build a calendar for their county or area
Ensure all data is properly recorded and entered in the VAN
Spearhead an unprecedented GOTV (Get Out the Vote) program in NY-21
Work with county parties, local campaigns, and local unions to create joint efforts to maximize efficiency

Required Skills and Background:

Kindness and empathy in a high-pressure campaign environment
Exceptionally well organized with the ability to meet strict deadlines
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Disciplined and solutions-oriented approach to all tasks
Commitment to electing Democrats
The ability and willingness to work six days a week and long hours to fight for democratic values
Must have access to a cell phone and vehicle
First time organizers encouraged to apply

To Apply: Submit your resume, cover letter and a brief description of interest to aziz@nydems.org

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religious creed, national origin, non-disqualifying handicap, veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or upon any other unlawful basis.