Deputy Voter Protection Director for Organizing

Website Texas Democratic Party

The Deputy Voter Protection Director for Organizing will help ensure that all eligible Texans are able to cast their ballot in 2024. This person will lead aspects of the Party’s voter protection program (e.g., direct voter intake & assistance and poll watching).

The Texas Democratic Party is creating a comprehensive educational and action plan to expand opportunities for Texans to be registered to vote, educated on all aspects of voting, and have full range of protections from any form of intimidation or voter suppression in casting a ballot or full participation in all aspects of Texas government. This person will be an integral part of that effort.

This is a full-time, cycle-based position through December 2024.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Voter Protection Team’s programmatic efforts in the following areas: voter assistance hotline & text intake, election worker training & support, and poll watching.
  • Maintain our hotline technology to service and scale a year round Hotline.
  • Identify voting problems through hotline reports and monitoring the news and other resources, and support the mobilization of a coordinated response within the Party.
  • Recruit, train and organize volunteers to support the Voter Protection Team’s goals.
  • Maintain strong data practices
  • Escalate issues
  • Oversee policy and processes
  • Manage team members, as added/assigned
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Voter Protection Director.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with voter protection – The ideal candidate has professional voter protection experience, but voter protection experience in a volunteer role (e.g., poll watcher, poll worker) is valued

Required Skills: 

  • Highly organized and committed to details
  • Comfortable with technology and learning new tech systems
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and deadlines at once
  • At least one cycle of organizing experience – campaign experience in another area (e.g., organizing/field) and volunteer management success
  • Eligible to become a notary public in the state of Texas. You do not need to be a notary already, but you must be willing to become one upon hiring and meet the eligibility requirements:
    • Be at least 18 years old
    • Be a resident of the state of Texas
    • Not be convicted of a felony or a crime that involves moral turpitude that has not been dismissed or discharged by law

Required Tools:
A reliable cell phone

Salary: $6,000/month + Employee’s health insurance premiums fully covered

This person will report to the Voter Protection Director

Start Date: November 1, 2023

Employment Type: Full-Time, Cycle-based

Location: Remote, but must reside in Texas

How to Apply: 

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