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New Virginia Majority - Democracy, Justice, Progress

New Virginia Majority


Regional Field Director

Based in 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.

POSITION: Regional Field Director
POSITION TYPE: Full-time
LOCATION: Virginia Beach, Richmond, Northern Virginia

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 is 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 commensurate 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.

To Apply: Please go to https://www.newvirginiamajority.org/jobs and select Regional Field Director and the correct region you would like to apply for and submit your résumé.

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.

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