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Director of National Organizing

Civic Nation

Civic Nation

Remote
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

When We All Vote seeks a Director of National Organizing who will be responsible for the management of When We All Vote’s state/regional organizers, building relationships with key volunteers, partners and supporting mobilization efforts of the organizing program, onboarding and supporting Culture of Democracy Collective partners, overseeing digital organizing communities, facilitating educational and organizing calls, and supporting the development of training programs for our volunteers and partners. This role is temporary through November 2024 with the possibility of extension.

ABOUT WHEN WE ALL VOTE

When We All Vote is a leading national, nonpartisan initiative on a mission to change the culture around voting, increase participation in each and every election, and close the race and age voting gap. Created by Michelle Obama, When We All Vote brings together individuals, institutions, brands, and organizations to register new voters across the country and advance civic education for the entire family and voters of every age to build an informed and engaged electorate for today and generations to come. When We All Vote empowers supporters and volunteers to take action through voting, advocating for their rights, and holding their elected officials accountable.

ABOUT CIVIC NATION

Civic Nation is a nonprofit ecosystem for high-impact organizing and education initiatives working to build a more inclusive and equitable America. Civic Nation shifts culture, systems, and policy by bringing together individuals, grassroots organizers, industry leaders and influencers to tackle some of our nation’s most pressing social challenges. Civic Nation is home to seven national initiatives and campaigns: ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge, Change Collective, It’s On Us, Online for All, SAVE On Student Debt, We The Action, and When We All Vote.

YOUR IMPACT

  • Support the Managing Director of National Organizing on strategic planning and development of the organizing program
  • Manage and support multiple projects related to developing and implementing programming for a diverse volunteer and partner audience
  • Collaborate with the Managing Director of National Organizing to determine quarterly and annual metrics and goals to support national campaign goals
  • Manage six State and Regional Directors and ensure that state programs are meeting established goals.
  • Supervise the day-to-day operations of digital communities, including social media platforms, forums, and online groups, to ensure engagement and growth. Monitor and analyze community metrics. Manage the moderation and content creation.
  • Support the development of and manage communications for the organizing program
  • Develop training and educational materials for the When We All Vote community around voter engagement.
  • Represent When We All Vote on volunteer, community, and large-scale calls and events
  • Manage Culture of Democracy Collective on behalf of When We All Vote, including identifying priority areas, database management, and material development.
  • Deepen volunteers’ relationships with current and previous When We All Vote volunteers, and identify opportunities to build new volunteer relationships
  • Supervise and mentor organizing interns to ensure alignment with project goals and deadlines, providing guidance and support throughout their internship tenure. Onboarding, timesheet approval, training and performance management.
  • Additional and reasonable duties as assigned

YOUR EXPERIENCE

  • 7+ years experience on an electoral, issue, or civic engagement campaign in an organizing role with experience managing volunteers and experience in digital organizing
  • Experience with voter registration campaigns, digital and in-person voter registration, canvassing, and mobilization.
  • Familiarity with managing online communities, such as Slack and Facebook
  • Ability to work with diverse communities and individuals with varying perspectives
  • Leadership Skills: Strong leadership and team management abilities.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate a diverse team of organizers and volunteers.
  • Adaptability: Ability to adapt to changing campaign priorities and work in a fast-paced environment.

YOUR COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to work with diverse communities and individuals with varying perspectives
  • Well versed in education and familiarity with civic engagement and the political landscape
  • A solid commitment to When We All Vote’s mission
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical, writing, and communication skills
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, coordinate, and manage projects
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems independently, effectively, and creatively
  • Ability to simultaneously juggle multiple projects while also consistently meeting goals
  • Demonstrated flexibility and openness in responding to changing work priorities

SALARY & BENEFITS

The Washington, DC-based salary range for this position is $90,000 - $100,000 (will be adjusted for cost of labor for the incumbent's work location) annually, commensurate with experience. Our comprehensive benefits plan includes 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance for employees, flexible paid time off, paid family & medical leave, access to a 401k plan, and more.

PROCESS TIMELINE

Candidates can expect the following hiring process and timeline (please note that this timeline may be subject to change):

  • May 28 – June 7: First-Round Interviews: Introductory Call
  • June 11 - June 18 Second-Round Interviews: Leadership & Assessment
  • June 24 - June 28: Final Interviews
  • Week of June 30: Hiring Decision announced

All candidates will be notified via email of the status of their application on or before the completion of the search.

TO APPLY

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume below. The cover letter, addressed to Amanda Hollowell should be concise, compelling, and include why you would like to work for Civic Nation. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.


At Civic Nation, diversity, equity, and inclusion are directly aligned with the fundamental belief that people are inherently capable but often lack opportunity. We know that a diverse workforce allows us to see problems in more nuanced ways, creating the thought leadership needed to fulfill our mission and reach our goals. Civic Nation is an equal-opportunity employer and welcomes people from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives to apply.