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County Services Coordinator Remote
Deputy Digital Organizing Director, Distributed Remote
Digital Organizer Remote
Distributed Organizer Remote
Field Organizers Remote
Internship: Fall Remote
Resume Bank Remote
Voter Protection Organizing Assistant Remote

County Services Coordinator

Texas is the biggest battleground state in the country, and Texas Democrats are poised to win. The polls are showing Donald Trump loses to a Democratic champion and we are in a dead heat for the United States Senate.

The Texas Democratic Party is hiring a County Services Coordinator, to work within the Texas Democratic Party’s dynamic County Services Department.

County parties are the primary engines and facilitators of local Democratic mobilization, and in 2020 they will be essential partners in our pursuit of statewide victory. From assisting with party administration to building paid and volunteer driven voter contact programs for county parties, the County Services Team is the service provider and trusted partner of Texas’ Democratic county parties.

The County Services Coordinator, a position held remotely, would serve county parties by:

  • Serving as the primary point of contact for county chairs and Democratic clubs based in strategically targeted parts of Texas;
  • Building volunteer and voter engagement programs for certain counties;
  • Working with the Data team to provide county-level data analysis projecting voter registration and GOTV opportunities;
  • Building budgets and finance plans for voter engagement programs for targeted counties;
  • Tracking metrics and programmatic reporting on the local level, setting benchmarks and goals for programs;
  • Meeting internal department goals; and
  • Completing additional tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the County Services Director.

Preferred qualifications for the County Services Coordinator position include:

  • At least one election cycle of managing a field program as a Field Director (candidate campaign, independent expenditure effort, or labor union);
  • Texas ties and / or battleground state experience

How to Apply: To apply visit txdem.co/apply-csc-1


 

Deputy Digital Organizing Director, Distributed

The Texas Coordinated Campaign is currently seeking applications for Deputy Digital Organizing Director for Distributed who will utilize online tools and distributed organizing tactics to build a community-based, volunteer-driven organization. The position will report to the Digital Organizing Director and will work closely with in-state Organizing and Data departments to maintain and support the digital organizing program.

The ideal candidate is an organizing strategist, online and offline, and is willing to take on new challenges. The Deputy Digital Organizing Director for Distributed will help build and maintain the online infrastructure and strategy in-state to support and lead statewide distributed organizing volunteer teams in voter contact using peer-to-peer texting, phone banks and/or predictive dialers, and other distributed organizing tools.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Implement a statewide distributed organizing strategy in coordination with the organizing department;
  • Set ambitious digital organizing objectives and oversee progress towards goals, managing the efficiency and optimization of digital organizing tools and the online volunteer program;
  • Manage Distributed Organizer, train and organize remote volunteers to hit voter contact and mobilization goals;
  • Oversee virtual peer-to-peer texting and Dialer campaigns, including data coordination, script drafting, QA process, campaign launch, and debrief;
  • Assist in developing virtual volunteer trainings, and onboarding and volunteer management processes via Slack and other online platforms;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • At least one cycle of experience with organizing or digital organizing program on a political campaign or progressive organization;
  • Strong understanding of digital organizing programs and digital organizing tools;
  • Familiarity using peer-to-peer texting campaigns on platforms such as ThruText (formerly Relay), Spoke, Hustle, or other;
  • Experience with recruiting volunteers and developing volunteer leadership;
  • Able to communicate effectively to a diverse set of constituencies;
  • Exceptional writing, copy editing and proofreading skills;
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet tight timelines;
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills and sound judgment.

Required Tools:

  • A reliable laptop
  • A reliable cell phone

Start Date: ASAP, 2020
Employment Type: Cycle
Location: Remote

How to Apply: To apply visit txdem.co/apply-ddodd


 

Digital Organizer

The Texas Democratic Party is currently seeking skilled Digital Organizers for the 2020 election cycle. Digital Organizers will engage and mobilize an army of online volunteers and supporters through social media and relational organizing tools.

Responsibilities:

  • Write engaging copy for relational organizing program and social media that amplifies the message of the Texas Democratic Party
  • Develop and execute innovative social media campaigns and digital projects
  • Support relational organizing work through engaging volunteer leaders and driving supporters to take action online
  • Moderate, offer volunteer support, and create content for our ‘virtual field office’ in Slack
  • Work with the distributed organizing team to train existing volunteers on how to persuade and turnout contacts in their existing network.
  • Disseminate information about TDP events across online spaces and groups
  • Assist in maintaining TDP MobilizeAmerica accounts
  • Additional duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • At least one cycle of digital organizing experience
  • Experience working with digital organizing and mobilization tools such as Mobilize, NGPVAN, Slack, and/or relational organizing tools
  • Familiarity with social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.
  • Experience working with and training digital and distributed volunteer networks
  • A passion for electing Democrats up and down the ballot
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and high level of emotional intelligence
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, or other graphic design tools a plus

Required Tools:

  • A reliable laptop
  • A reliable cell phone

Employment Type: Cycle
Location: Remote

How to Apply: To apply visit txdem.co/apply-do


 

Distributed Organizer

The Texas Democratic Party is currently seeking skilled Distributed Organizers for the 2020 election cycle. Distributed organizers will lead, train, recruit, and maintain relationships with virtual volunteers while equipping them with tools to expand our reach across Texas using P2P, predictive dialer, OpenVPB, and other distributed organizing tools.

Responsibilities:

  • Draft copy, prepare data lists, upload, and launch campaigns on P2P and dialer tools, as well as OpenVPB
  • Lead regular trainings to onboard and fully prepare new volunteers to hit voter contact goals
  • Manage a team of super volunteers and members in and moderate our ‘virtual field office’ in Slack
  • Offer rapid response support to volunteers assisting with call and text campaigns
  • Expand our volunteer base through voter contact and working with outside organizations
  • Keep track of metrics by regularly updating internal forms and trackers
  • Assist in the development and editing of volunteer training materials
  • Prepare super volunteers and outside groups to host virtual call and text banks
  • Additional duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • At least one cycle of distributed or digital organizing experience
  • Experience working with digital organizing and mobilization tools such as Mobilize, NGPVAN, Slack, P2P texting tools, predictive dialers, and OpenVPB
  • Experience working with and training digital and distributed volunteer networks
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and high level of emotional intelligence
  • A passion for electing Democrats up and down the ballot
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks, work under pressure, and meet deadlines

Required Tools:

  • A reliable laptop
  • A reliable cell phone

Employment Type: Cycle
Location: Remote

How to Apply: To apply visit txdem.co/apply-distorg


 

Field Organizers

The Texas Democratic Party is hiring Field Organizers to energize and empower local communities to deliver Democratic victories up and down the ticket and to make history across the state in 2020. Ideal candidates are highly organized, team players and self-starters with proven ability to achieve goals and perform under pressure.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, train and build relationships with volunteers
  • Register voters and coach and support volunteers to do the same
  • Plan and manage volunteer facing and large scale events
  • Meet daily and weekly voter contact and volunteer recruitment goals
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with local partner organizations and elected officials
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Experience working or volunteering on political campaigns preferred but not required
  • Ability to lead and instruct a team of volunteers
  • Excellent listening skills and ability to communicate effectively in person and over the phone
  • Experience in setting goals and achieving measurable results, managing teams, and coordinating between multiple stakeholders
  • Good sense of humor and ability to adapt to a fast-paced, frequently changing work environment
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities and meet established deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and dedication to working with people in the general public

This position is full time and cycle only. Applicants must have a reliable laptop, cell phone, and vehicle. Applicants must also be comfortable working long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends, and have an understanding that campaigns are never a 9-5 job.

How to Apply: To apply visit txdem.co/applyorg


 

Resume Bank

Please fill out the following form to submit your resume to be considered for future positions at the Texas Democratic Party.

How to apply: txdem.co/submit-resume


 

Voter Protection Organizing Assistant

The Texas Democratic Coordinated Campaign is seeking applicants for a Voter Protection Volunteer Management Associate. The Volunteer Management Associate will work closely with the Voter Protection Organizer and support volunteers’ online training needs, assist in reviewing quizzes through our online training platform, assign and support poll watchers, and support other volunteer questions and issues.

This is a cycle position, with employment through November 6, 2020. Although the Texas Democratic Party is based in Austin, Texas this position can be remote for the cycle.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support voter protection volunteers and answer their questions
  • Monitor progress and correct quizzes on MyTexasLearns, our online training platform
  • Assign poll watcher volunteers to polling places and make adjustments, as needed
  • Recruit and engage poll watchers for early voting and Election Day
  • Assist in creating and reviewing training materials for poll watchers
  • Maintain a current knowledge of Voter Protection related issues, as well as a current knowledge of Party activities and goals
  • Implement other statewide voter protection initiatives, as developed and needed

Preferred Experience Includes:

  • Political organizing and/or campaign experience,
  • Experience managing and training volunteers
  • Experience working with digital organizing and mobilization tools such as Mobilize, NGPVAN, and Slack
  • Excellent project management, time management, and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment while maintaining quality of work product
  • A demonstrated commitment to advancing voting rights

Salary & Benefits: $3,700/month, plus employee health benefits fully paid by TDP

Applicants must also understand that a campaign is never a 9-5 job and be comfortable working long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.

Employment Type: Cycle
Start Date: ASAP

Preference will be given to applications submitted before Monday, August 31, 2020.

How to apply: txdem.co/apply-voprooa


 

Internship Program: Fall

The Texas Democratic Party is seeking Political Interns. Interns will gain hands-on experience working at the Texas Democratic Party’s statewide headquarters located in Austin. This is not just another paper-pushing internship — you will learn about modern political campaigns and play a role in our coordinated campaign effort to elect Democrats up and down the ballot across the entire state of Texas. Interns will be asked to research campaign districts, help create campaign plans, contribute to our communications strategy, and help plan and execute candidate training. Interns will receive a small stipend and must be eligible to receive college credit. No calls, please.

How to apply: txdem.co/Apply-Intern


The Texas Democratic Party 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. Women and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

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