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Candidate Services Coordinator (Tarrant County)

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.

It is critical that the Texas Democratic Party support down-ballot candidates, provide valuable guidance and tools (i.e., a “campaign in a box”), render useful campaign services and deliverables, and build trust to secure candidate participation in a robust 2020 coordinated campaign. This is especially true in Tarrant County, which contains some of the most competitive state house, judicial, and countywide seats in the entire state.

The TDP is seeking top-tier, self-motivated, and an innovative Candidate Services Coordinator to help execute an ambitious, regional program providing extensive resources and services to candidates up and down the ballot. This person will work closely with the coordinated and data departments to execute 2020 programs.

The position will currently be remote with the expectation of moving into Tarrant County when it is safe to do so.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Seeking opportunities and support efforts to increase diversity of campaign-related staff, and the campaigns team;
  • Developing and maintaining political relationships with local progressive organizations supporting candidates running in competitive races;
  • Managing services to a portfolio of campaigns, assisting directly with:
    • Identifying and recruiting a professional campaign team, including managers, other staff, and consultants, where applicable;
    • Setting up effective field, communications, digital, and fundraising teams and structures;
    • Building, developing, and maintaining campaign plans and budgets;
    • Crafting and workshopping individual and coordinated campaign communication;
    • Managing or participating in regular conference calls for various campaigns in a structured and professional fashion to assist with earned and paid media plans, field operations and fundraising; and
    • Liaising between campaign staff and the county/state coordinated campaign apparatus to ensure all parties are effectively communicating
    • Maintaining a transparent coordinated events and communications calendar to facilitate integration
  • Preparing reports on campaign activities for county and state coordinated staff
  • Working with Voter Protection and Organizing staff to ensure scarce resources and effort are being used most effectively and efficiently

Requirements include:

  • 1 cycle of candidate campaign experience, preferably in management, or 2+ cycles of candidate campaign experience in junior roles
  • A holistic and data-informed understanding of campaigns
  • Superior project management skills, including effective task delegation and tracking, and familiarity with collaborative task management tools
  • Ability to communicate priorities, needs and expectations up and down the chain of command
  • Strong lateral management skills
  • Proficiency with organizing tools, including Votebuilder/VAN, MobilizeAmerica, and / or texting platforms
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively and clearly communicate with different types of stakeholders, from high level elected officials to grassroots activists
  • An absolute commitment to complete the 2020 cycle at the Texas Democratic Party

Preferred background and experience:

  • Experience organizing in communities of color and/or non-English-speaking communities
  • Texas ties and / or battleground state experience

How to apply: txdem.co/csc-apply


 

Candidate Services Coordinator (Statewide)

Texas is the biggest battleground state in the country, and Texas Democrats are poised to win statewide seats for the first time in 25 years. It is critical that the Texas Democratic Party support our statewide candidates, provide valuable guidance and tools (i.e., a “campaign in a box”), render useful campaign services and deliverables, and build trust to secure candidate participation in a robust 2020 coordinated campaign.

The Texas Democratic Party is currently seeking applications for a Candidate Services Coordinator to execute an ambitious, statewide program providing extensive resources and services to our statewide candidates. This role reports directly to the Candidate Services Director and is a remote, full-time, cycle-only position.

Duties include but are not limited to::

  • Managing services to a portfolio of campaigns, assisting directly with:
  • Managing or participating in regular conference calls in a structured and professional fashion to assist with earned and paid media plans, field operations and fundraising; and
  • Liaising between campaign staff and the county/state coordinated campaign apparatus to ensure all parties are effectively communicating
  • Planning and executing coordinated fundraising events
  • Preparing reports on campaign activities for county and state coordinated staff
  • Working with Voter Protection and Organizing staff to ensure scarce resources and effort are being used most effectively and efficiently
  • Additional duties as assigned by Candidate Services Director

Requirements include:

  • 1 cycle of candidate campaign experience in management, or 2+ cycles of candidate campaign experience in junior roles
  • A holistic and data-informed understanding of campaigns
  • Superior project management skills, including effective task delegation and tracking, and familiarity with collaborative task management tools
  • Proficiency with organizing tools, including Votebuilder/VAN, MobilizeAmerica, and / or texting platforms
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively and clearly communicate with different types of stakeholders, from high level elected officials to grassroots activists

Required tools include:

  • A reliable laptop
  • A reliable cell phone

Preferred experience includes:

  • Experience organizing in communities of color and/or non-English-speaking communities
  • Texas ties and / or battleground state experience

Start date: July 20, 2020
Location: Remote
Salary: $4,000/mo

How to apply: txdem.co/apply-cscs


 

Constituency Organizing Director

The Texas Democratic Party is seeking applications for the Constituency Organizing Program Director position. This position will oversee the Constituency Organizer team. Strong candidates will have experience with constituency organizing and at least two cycles of management experience. Candidates must also be a self-starter, team player, and care deeply about the future success of progressive politics in Texas.

Responsibilities:

  • Be an ambassador of the Texas Democratic Party across the state
  • Coach and train Constituency Organizers to develop and maintain relationships with key local leaders, organizations and volunteers in order to build partnerships that support the Coordinated Campaign organizing efforts
  • Develop strong partner organization relationships and build existing partnerships internally and externally.
  • Write, implement and train others on strategic programming that ensures superior cross department collaboration and successful engagement between Constituency Organizing and Field Organizing teams
  • Set goals and develop accountability systems to track and monitor team progress on qualitative and quantitative goals and programs.

Qualifications:

  • Goal-oriented and self-disciplined; able to meet tight deadlines and multitask
  • Ability to think creatively, be solutions oriented and motivate direct reports to do the same amidst a positive and productive team culture
  • Resilient team player excited to work tirelessly to elect Democrats in Texas
  • Superior interpersonal skills and exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Able to manage direct reports in person and remotely.
  • Work with the statewide Organizing leadership team to implement communications, messaging, and digital strategies
  • Other duties as assigned or needed

The position is full-time. This position requires a cell phone, laptop and transportation. 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.

How to apply: txdem.co/apply-copd


 

Coordinated Operations Director

The Texas Democratic Party is currently seeking applications for an Operation Director for the Coordinated Team

  • This role will provide administrative support to the Coordinated Campaign
  • The Coordinated Operations Director must be organized, flexible, dedicated
  • The Coordinated Operations Director will report directly to the Coordinated Campaign Director
  • The position is a cycle position

Core Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the hiring process by posting for jobs and conducting screening calls of applicants
  • Coordinates with the Operations Team to get new employees onboarded and set up on all relevant platforms
  • Maintains records of employees: hours worked, PTO and benefits accrued
  • Manages the implementation of the Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • Collaborates with the Operations team on procurement of supplies for new staff
  • Offboards Coordinated Department employees and conducts exit interviews
  • Other duties as assigned by the Coordinated Campaign Director

Required Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized and committed to details
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and deadlines at once
  • Team building and motivating team members

Required Tools:

  • A reliable laptop
  • A reliable cell phone

Preferred Experience:

  • HR experience is a plus
  • Campaign experience
  • Management experience, whether paid staff or volunteers

Start Date: July, 2020
Employment Type: Cycle
Location: Remote
Salary: $4200-4500/month

How to apply: txdem.co/Apply-cod


 

Deputy Candidate Services Director

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 TDP is seeking a top-tier, self-motivated, and innovative Deputy Candidate Services Director to help execute an ambitious, statewide program providing extensive resources and services to candidates up and down the ballot. This person will work closely with the political, data, and training departments to execute 2019 and 2020 programs.

The position will be based in Austin and will require significant statewide travel.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Seek opportunities and support efforts to increase diversity of candidates, campaign-related staff, and the campaigns team;
  • Develop and maintain political relationships with local progressive organizations supporting candidates running in competitive races;
  • Manage services to a portfolio of campaigns, assisting directly with:
    • Identifying and recruiting a professional campaign team, including managers, other staff, and consultants, where applicable;
    • Setting up effective field, communications, digital, and fundraising teams and structures;
    • Building, developing, and maintaining campaign plans and budgets;
    • Reviewing and offering guidance on campaign communication; and
    • Building strong relationships with supportive Democratic and progressive partners;
    • Managing or participating in weekly conference calls for various campaigns in a structured and professional fashion to assist with earned and paid media plans, field operations and fundraising; and
    • Liaising between campaign staff and the coordinated campaign apparatus to ensure all parties are effectively communicating
  • Assist in the development of instructive materials for continuous iterations of the “campaign-in-a-box” resource

Requirements include:

  • 2 cycles of candidate campaign experience, preferably in management
  • A holistic and data-informed understanding of campaigns
  • Superior project management skills, including effective task delegation and tracking, and familiarity with collaborative task management tools
  • Ability to communicate priorities, needs and expectations up and down the chain of command
  • Strong lateral management skills
  • Proficiency with organizing tools, including Votebuilder/VAN, MobilizeAmerica, and / or texting platforms
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively and clearly communicate with different types of stakeholders, from high level elected officials to grassroots activists
  • An absolute commitment to complete the 2020 cycle at the Texas Democratic Party

Preferred background and experience:/strong>

  • Experience organizing in communities of color and/or non-English-speaking communities
  • Texas ties and / or battleground state experience

How to apply: txdem.co/apply-dcsd


 

Deputy Organizing Director

The Texas Democratic Party is seeking highly motivated Deputy Organizing Directors to help ensure Democratic victories across the state.

Responsibilities:

  • Hire, manage and train Regional Organizing Directors to lead teams of Organizers in volunteer recruitment and voter contact programming
  • Develop and implement statewide management, communications and accountability systems and structures for RODs and Organizers
  • Support the Organizing Director in cross departmental and external program planning, relationship development and general collaboration
  • Assist Organizing Director in tracking progress to goal and coaching the team to meet and exceed qualitative and quantitative goals
  • Write and execute statewide program plans, supporting materials and trainings from start to finish
  • Perform other duties as needed and assigned

Qualifications:

  • At least two cycles of organizing staff management experience; experience managing managers highly preferred
  • Experience designing, executing and overseeing digital organizing programs highly preferred,
  • Strong familiarity with online organizing tools, including dialer, text, relational organizing platforms highly preferred
  • Proven track record of making strategic data driven coaching and training decisions and creating data reports and systems that inform those decisions
  • Goal-oriented and self-disciplined; able to meet tight deadlines and multitask
  • Ability to think creatively, be solutions oriented and motivate direct reports to do the same amidst a positive and productive team culture
  • Resilient and reflective team player excited to work tirelessly to elect Democrats in Texas
  • Superior VAN and Google Sheets skills

This position is full time, based in Texas 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.

The Texas Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer. 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.

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


 

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 Director

The Texas Democratic Party is seeking a highly motivated Distributed Director to help ensure Democratic victories across the state.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a statewide distributed organizing program to engage and mobilize voters and volunteers across every corner of Texas
  • Create and manage a robust and innovative out of state volunteer program
  • Work with the Organizing Director to make strategic decisions about the use of peer to peer texting, email, online communities, social media and other digital tools
  • Hire, manage and train a large team of staff who oversee volunteer communities via Facebook, Slack, and/or other online platforms, write copy for text messages, call scripts, social media and create and deliver trainings on digital organizing tools and tactics to staff and volunteers
  • Perform other duties as needed and assigned

Qualifications:

  • At least 2 cycles of staff management experience
  • At least 1-2 cycles of experience on campaigns in field or digital positions
  • Proven track record of managing large scale distributed programs and creating and executing a distributed program from start to finish
  • Extensive experience creating online communities, training and managing volunteers remotely, making strategic decisions about distributed tools and administering and managing peer-to-peer texting campaigns on platforms such as Hustle, ThruText, or other.
  • Goal-oriented and self-disciplined; able to meet tight deadlines and multitask
  • Ability to think creatively, be solutions oriented and motivate direct reports to do the same amidst a positive and productive team culture
  • Resilient and reflective team player excited to work tirelessly to elect Democrats in Texas

This position is full time, based in Texas 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/distributeddirector


 

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


 

GIS/Spatial Data Analyst

The Texas Democratic Party is currently seeking applications for a GIS Analyst.

In 2020, this position will be responsible for managing polling place and vote-by-mail data in support of the Coordinated Campaign to elect Democrats at all levels in 2020. In 2021, they will develop data acquisition and mapping protocols used in redistricting. This position will report to the Chief Technology Officer, with significant, daily collaboration with the Voter Protection Team.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Acquire and analyze Census and other demographic data, legislative district maps, and election results in support of advocacy related to voting rights and redistricting
  • Create districting plans
  • Develop and interpreting data visualizations and reports for geographies / districts
  • Manage the party’s polling place data, regularly sourcing data from multiple sources to validate accuracy
  • Create reports on voter registration, early voting, and vote-by-mail data to inform get-out-the-vote (GOTV) and voter protection activities
  • Support the party’s vote-by-mail (VBM) program’s data needs, including creating target lists, processing incoming data, and analyzing rejection data
  • Analyze vote-by-mail and voter registration data to identify processing challenges and support related advocacy efforts
  • Maintain current knowledge of cutting-edge empirical methods in social science, particularly with regards to voting rights, redistricting, and racial polarization (e.g., ecological inference)
  • Familiarity with political map drawing software such as RedApple, Maptitude, District builder, or the like
  • Learn legal principles related to lawful construction of political districts and essential census tools used in the process, and incorporate them into your analyses
  • Produce political maps and data tables in a variety of formats, including shape files, csv files, and detailed .pdfs
  • Learn to upload and/or download as appropriate from the state RedApple software and liaison with the Texas Legislative Council to obtain map data and analysis
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor

Required Skills:

  • Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS), spatial data, and mapping software
  • Experience with Python, Gitlab / Github, and SQL
  • Willingness to learn political tools
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and experience explaining technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • An absolute commitment to working at the Texas Democratic Party through the middle of 2021, through the redistricting process

Preferred Experience:

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in statistics, or a related field
  • Knowledge or experience with Census data for redistricting purposes
  • Political or electoral experience, including having volunteered with campaigns
  • Familiarity with VAN and other progressive voter contact tools
  • Familiarity with political and demographic data concerning Texas

Salary: $4,500 monthly, plus employee health benefits fully paid by Texas Democratic Party

The position is a permanent, full-time position. Applicants must also understand that this role is significantly involved in the election and then legislative session in 2021. This is not a 9-5 position, and applicants must be comfortable working long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.

Applicants not currently located in Texas will be considered. However, you will be expected to relocate to Austin by the end of 2020.

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


 

Graphic Designer

The Texas Democratic Party is seeking a Graphic Designer with experience creating graphic assets, websites, and familiarity with social media to join our digital team in Austin, Texas. We’re looking for a designer who is passionate about fighting Trump Republicans in Texas and working to build Texas Democratic Party infrastructure.

You have exceptional design skills related to a broad range of print and digital deliverables.

What you’ll do:

  • Work closely with Digital Director, Social Media Strategist, Digital Strategist and Content Manager to create assets for social media, emails, events, and various campaigns
  • Continuously evolve brand guidelines to enable scalability and consistency
  • Apply complex graphic design principles, theories, and practices
  • Monitor social media, Pinterest, and Behance for current and evergreen content
  • Design and produce microsites and webpages to assist campaigns
  • Support and uplift communications and messaging for all departments
  • Attends and participates in content planning meetings
  • Provide key backup for the Texas Democrats website and other members of the team as needed. Provides support to other projects as needed.

Preference given for experience with

  • Familiarity with online organizing platforms and/or website CMS & CRM
  • Thorough understanding of political campaign and digital landscape
  • Web Development
  • Expertise in using web-authoring tools and design software, such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Sketch
  • Experience with front and backend software development
  • Experience with both print, digital design, branding/brand identity, promotional design, and marketing
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite — specifically InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop — or other motion graphics software
  • An online portfolio or work samples as PDF
  • Comfortable working under deadline pressure, rapid response
  • A willingness to work long hours as needed
  • Ability to manage a wide range of projects and responsibilities concurrently

Start date
As soon as possible
Must be able to start on or before July 15

Employment Type: Cycle
Location: Remote
Salary: $3,700/mo

How to apply:txdem.co/apply-gd


 

Regional Organizing Director

The Texas Democratic Party is seeking highly motivated Regional Organizing Directors to help ensure Democratic victories across the state. The Texas Democratic Party’s grassroots infrastructure spans all corners of the state and is working to energize and empower local communities to deliver Democratic victories up and down the ticket in 2020 and beyond. We are looking to hire Regional Organizing Directors for the following regions: North Texas, Greater Eastern Texas, South Texas, the DFW Metroplex, Central Texas, the Greater Houston area.

Responsibilities

  • Manage, train, and coach a team of Field Organizers, who will in turn recruit and manage volunteer teams across large and diverse geographic areas
  • Work with the statewide Organizing leadership team to implement communications, messaging, and digital strategies in your region
  • Participate in the hiring decision making process for Organizers
  • Develop management and accountability strategies and systems that lead your team to successfully meet daily and weekly organizing metrics
  • Extensively coach staff daily on communication with voters, volunteer recruitment, volunteer management, and volunteer retention
  • Perform other duties as needed and assigned

Qualifications:

  • Two cycles of organizing experience
  • At least one cycle of staff management experience is preferred, but not required
  • Goal-oriented and self-disciplined; able to meet tight deadlines and multitask
  • Ability to think creatively, be solutions oriented and motivate direct reports to do the same amidst a positive and productive team culture
  • Resilient team player excited to work tirelessly to elect Democrats in Texas
  • Superior interpersonal skills and exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Able to manage direct reports in person and remotely.

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: txdem.co/apply-ROD


 

Regional Voter Protection Director

The Texas Democratic Party is currently seeking applications for Regional Voter Protection Directors. RVPDs will collaborate across departments, with other organizations, and with election officials to create as voter-friendly a voting environment as possible and support voters individually to ensure they can exercise their right to vote. RVPDs will manage all aspects of the voter protection program within their respective regions–including organizing, advocacy, political, legal, and policy activities.

Exceptional candidates have backgrounds in both organizing and either voting rights or the law.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring election official and County Commissioners’ Court election-related activities within your region and managing advocacy targeted toward these officials and offices
  • Building relationships with leaders and activists, party and community organizations, and faith groups
  • Recruiting and engaging election workers and poll watchers for early voting and Election Day
  • Addressing individual voter problems — and wider-scale voting issues — within your region, in conjunction with voters and election officials
  • Supporting voter education efforts, including creating and reviewing materials and speaking to local organizations within your region
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Voter Protection Director

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining a current knowledge of Voter Protection related issues, as well as a current knowledge of Party activities and goals
  • Implementing other statewide voter protection initiatives in your region, as developed and needed

Required Skills:

  • Strategic advocacy for a policy, practice, and individual, reading the situation and people involved and developing a strategy that will improve the voting environment or ensure an individual eligible voter can cast their ballot
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent project management, time management, and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment while maintaining quality of work product

Required Tools:

  • A reliable cell phone

Preferred Experience:

  • Political organizing and/or campaign experience (with a preference for organizing experience in Texas and/or marginalized communities)
  • Preference will be given to candidates with voting rights/voter protection experience and/or those with a Juris Doctorate degree
  • Experience as a poll observer, hotline volunteer, boiler room volunteer, or other voter protection-related experience

Start Date: August, 2020
Employment Type: Cycle (through November 2020)
Location: Remote
Salary: $4,500/month

How to Apply: txdem.co/apply-rvpd


 

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Voter Expansion Coordinator

Texas is the biggest battleground state in the country, and Texas Democrats are poised to win.

The Texas Democratic Party is hiring a Voter Expansion Coordinator to work within the Texas Democratic Party’s dynamic Voter Expansion team.

Voter expansion, including both voter registration and vote-by-mail, is central to Texas Democrats’ path to victory in 2020. From ensuring that every voter who wants to register to vote is able to do so safely and easily to running major statewide voter expansion mail programs, the Voter Expansion team is at the forefront of expanding the Texas electorate for the 2020 cycle.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the development and implementation of new voter expansion programs.
  • Helping execute large-scale proactive voter registration and vote-by-mail outreach and chase efforts.
  • Working with organizers, county parties, and campaigns to implement voter expansion programming.
  • Using digital tools to engage and educate Texans with regards to both voter registration and vote-by-mail.
  • Serving as a point of contact for organizers, county parties, campaigns in inquiring about voter registration or mail ballot application requests.
  • Reporting on concrete program metrics to reform and update strategy.
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Voter Expansion Director

Required Skills:

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and deadlines at once
  • Team building and motivating team members
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills

Required Tools:

  • A reliable laptop
  • A reliable cell phone

Preferred Experience:

  • At least one election cycle of managing a field program (candidate campaign, independent expenditure effort, or labor union).
  • Experience organizing in communities of color and/or non-English-speaking communities.
  • Advanced spreadsheet and/or VAN experience a plus.
  • Texas ties and/or battleground state experience.
  • Passionate about expanding voting access in Texas.

Salary: $3,700/month

How to apply: txdem.co/apply-vec


 

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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