For Immediate Release Election Protection Campaign Coordinator, Florida

Posted on September 19, 2016


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Working in coordination with local partners the Election Protection Campaign Coordinator will be responsible for recruiting, training, assigning and supervising Common Cause members and other volunteers to participate in voter protection activities as volunteer poll monitors on Election Day. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: Work with national and local allies to recruit volunteers to serve as non-partisan volunteer poll monitors, assisting voters and reporting problems at polling places; Be the primary contact for, and coordinate, volunteers from the general public referred by partner organizations; Represent Common Cause and coordinate with other Election Protection coalition partners, as required; Organize volunteer trainings throughout the state; Train volunteers, identifying potential leaders and captains; Work with local allies to develop organizational communications and supervisory structure for early vote and Election Day operations; Schedule and deploy teams of volunteers for early vote and on Election Day, providing command center and field support for poll monitoring teams and captains; Gather and correlate Election Day reports; Memorialize best practices, evaluate program and recommend improvements for future Election Protection efforts; Work in Coordination with Common Cause Florida Board

QUALIFICATIONS: 2-5 years’ experience in community organizing and/or political campaigns; Experience coordinating volunteers; Ability to build and cultivate relationships with people and organizations of various orientations and backgrounds; A demonstrated passion for social justice and reform issues; Minimum Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; Strong organizational skills and attention to detail; Excellent interpersonal communication and public speaking skills and the ability to motivate people to act; Capable of juggling multiple priorities simultaneously; Demonstrated ability for clear, concise and persuasive writing; Ability to work independently, initiate projects and work with minimal supervision; Familiarity with, and skill in, online advocacy and social media campaigning; Flexibility, creativity, curiosity and a good sense of humor essential; Flexibility to work nights and weekends and travel in FL; Language skills desired, but not necessary.

TO APPLY:  Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Director of Human Resources at hr@commoncause.org and include TEMPORARY ELECTION PROTECTION CAMPAIGN COORDINATOR - FLORIDA in the subject line; or fax to 202.355.7546.  No phone calls please. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. 

Office: Common Cause Florida

Common Cause is a nonpartisan grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy. We work to create open, honest, and accountable government that serves the public interest; promote equal rights, opportunity, and representation for all; and empower all people to make their voices heard in the political process.

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