REGIONAL FIELD DIRECTOR

Location
Richmond, Virginia
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Closes
Jul 04, 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Some college
Experience Level
Management

New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We organize in communities year-round for racial, economic, and environmental justice through political education, mass-scale voter outreach, mobilization, and intensive leadership development around dozens of issues. We fight for a Virginia that is just, democratic, and environmentally sustainable. We are an equal opportunity employer.

POSITION: 

Regional Field Director

POSITION TYPE:

Full-time

LOCATION:

Virginia Beach, Richmond, Northern Virginia

DESCRIPTION:

New Virginia Majority is hiring a Regional Field Director to manage its paid voter outreach programs. Ideal candidates will be highly organized, detail-oriented and self-starters.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The RFD is responsible for recruiting, training, and managing a team of leads and canvassers with the intention to meet yearly voter outreach goals. RFD’s must maintain consistent reporting, and will also be responsible for supporting community engagement and volunteer efforts. RFD’s will need to complete administrative duties as assigned. 

Required Skills: 

Competitive applicants for RFD must be goal-oriented and have field organizing or electoral organizing experience. They must have strong leadership skills and experience managing a large staff.  Knowledge and experience using VAN and similar voter outreach tools are strongly preferred. Other skills required include:

  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation  Minimum 2 years of experience managing a successful field team Proficiency in spreadsheets, Microsoft Word, and related software Ability to work irregular/long hours  Ability to meet goals on deadline and work under pressure  Excellent organizational and communication skills  Self-motivated and able to work independently  Alignment with NVM’s ideology and goals

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

This position is full-time and eligible for NVM's full package of benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as monthly phone and transportation allowances. Salary commensurates with experience. 

Competitive salary, including benefits. The Regional Field Director is responsible for his/her own travel to/from Virginia (if relocating) and local housing. 

Please send a cover letter and resume to hr@newvirginiamajority.org. Please identify which region is your preferred employment location. 

 

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