Deputy State Director, Nevada

Website NextGen America

SUMMARY:

NextGen America is seeking an Nevada Deputy State Director, who will support the Nevada State Director in managing the day-to-day operations of the Nevada state program and will support the execution of the national organizing program in the state. We are searching for someone who is a strong manager and coach, experienced in organizing strategy, and excellent at coordination between departments.

 

This role would report to the Nevada State Director.

 

The ideal candidate has a passion for politics and a belief that young people will make the difference in politics. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. We value and are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion as an organization–in theory and in practice, and our culture reflects that value and commitment. We are committed to furthering issues like climate change, health care, and immigration from a progressive perspective, and we seek to engage the public in these areas as well as others. We also recognize the urgency of confronting institutional racism and inequity within our political system and strive to make positive changes within our system as a result.

 

This role is remote, but applicants must live in or be willing to relocate to Nevada.

 

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Remote Position: Yes

Union position: No

Travel Requirements: 10-20%

Position End Date: 11/15/2024

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist state director in managing organizing program day-to-day, including traveling to work hands-on with state staff.
Provide hands-on support to develop and execute voter registration programs across Nevada.
Write organizing and voter contact strategy plans, in collaboration with the Nevada State Director
Help craft weekly, monthly, and quarterly goals for state field programs.
Assist in training in-state staff at all levels, including both virtual and in-person trainings.
Create a culture of learning and growth (communicating important information to teams on a daily, weekly and as-needed basis through huddles, “pod” meetings, and other forms of communication).
Be responsible for reporting progress to the State Director and National States and Organizing Director, including management of daily progress to goal and accomplishments.
Support states’ development of in-state best practices for systems and processes to run strong field programs.
Other duties as assigned

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

3+ years of organizing experience, with at least 2 cycles managing organizing staff and/or senior state staff
Experience in writing organizing plans
Strong management skills and positive attitude towards coaching and developing staff
Very well organized; excellent written, verbal and presentation communications skills
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with colleagues and outside organizations and be able to multitask without sacrificing quality of work
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Ability to foster a cooperative, team-oriented work environment
Experience working with VAN or Votebuilder is required. Extensive experience with Google Drive and Google Sheets is strongly recommended. EveryAction experience a plus
Comfortable working remotely in a highly collaborative distributed workforce setting

 

BONUS POINTS:

Experience in distributed organizing programs
Experience organizing in communities of color and prior training in anti-oppression, equity and inclusion organizing
Experience with both issue and electoral organizing
Experience working on youth organizing programs
Familiarity with online organizing tactics, including peer-to-peer text messaging and social media organizing.

 

COMPENSATION:

Salary for this position is $85,000.00. NextGen America also offers a very comprehensive benefits package.

 

BENEFITS:

Our comprehensive benefits package plays an essential part in how we recognize you for your critical contribution toward our organization’s mission.

Taking Care of Your Future:

Medical, dental and vision insurance: 100% coverage for you and for your dependents
Short-term disability, long-term disability and life insurance
401(k) plan – we’ll match 100% up to 4% of your salary
Setting You Up for Success:

Up to $150 per month to use toward your cell phone and internet costs
$100 per month to use toward your personal health and wellness goals
Flexible spending account for dependent care
Professional development opportunities to help you achieve your best self
Prioritizing Your Work/Life Balance:

Generous PTO and leave policies
18 paid organization-wide holidays

 

ABOUT NEXTGEN AMERICA:

NextGen America is the leading national organization for engaging young people through voter education, registration and mobilization. We invite 18-to-35 year olds — the largest and most diverse generation in American history — into our democracy to ensure our government works for them and to find new solutions to the dire challenges facing our society and the world. Since 2013, NextGen America has registered more than 1.4 million young voters and educated many millions more.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. We value and are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion as an organization–in theory and in practice, and our culture reflects that value and commitment.  We are committed to furthering issues like climate change, health care, and immigration from a progressive perspective, and we seek to engage the public in these areas as well as others. We also recognize the urgency of confronting institutional racism and inequity within our political system and strive to make positive changes within our system as a result.

To apply for this job please visit nextgenamerica.bamboohr.com.