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Floridians Protecting Freedom, Yes on 4: Deputy Organizing Director

Job Post

Job Post

United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2024

Floridians Protecting Freedom, Yes on 4: Deputy Organizing Director

Location

Remote

Salary

7000 / Monthly

Company

Floridians Protecting Freedom, Yes on 4

Department

Organizing

Employer Type

Campaign

Application Link

Application Instructions

Please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@floridiansprotectingfreedom.com.

Application Link

jobs@floridiansprotectingfreedom.com

Job Description

**Background:** Yes on 4 is a statewide campaign of allied organizations and concerned citizens working together to protect Floridians’ access to reproductive health care and defend the right to bodily autonomy. This campaign is focused on winning Amendment 4, the campaign to remove politicians from private medical decisions around abortion. From March to November 2024, the campaign will focus on raising money, earning media, mobilizing voters, building coalitions, and securing 60%+ support at the polls. Candidates should have successful experience leading organizing efforts with statewide or local campaigns or with issue advocacy campaigns, with a focus on experience leading digital organizing programs. The Online Community Engagement reports to the Organizing Director of Yes. **Job Description:** The Deputy Organizing Director for Yes on 4 is responsible for developing, supporting, and implementing field and grassroots organizing programs designed to support the campaign's goal of passing a constitutional amendment protecting the right to abortion in the state of Florida. The Deputy Organizing Director will work with the campaign’s Organizing Director to oversee and coordinate a team of organizers, volunteers, and supporters to mobilize communities, raise awareness, and foster public support for the campaign. Key Responsibilities: Strategic Planning: - Implement strategic plans with staff and volunteers to achieve campaign objectives, including setting goals, timelines, and milestones. - Collaborate with the Organizing Director to establish effective strategies for grassroots organizing and community outreach. Grassroots Mobilization: - Develop and implement effective grassroots mobilization strategies to engage community members, activists, and volunteers. - Organize and lead community events, rallies, town hall meetings, and other public gatherings to raise awareness about the campaign's mission. - Build relationships with partner organizations, advocacy groups, and community leaders to maximize collective impact. Coalition Management: - Building and maintaining strong relationships with partner organizations, advocacy groups, and community leaders. - Collaborating with coalition members to develop joint strategies, coordinate actions, and leverage collective resources. - Facilitating regular communication and coordination among coalition members. Management: - Support a staff of up to 5 organizers to recruit, train, and manage a network of volunteers to support campaign activities. - Provide ongoing support, guidance, and motivation to organizers and volunteers, ensuring they are equipped to fulfill their roles effectively. - Maintain regular communication channels with organizers and volunteers, keeping them informed and engaged in the campaign's progress. Data Analysis and Reporting: - High proficiency in VAN/VoteBuilder required. - Collect, analyze, and evaluate data related to organizing efforts and volunteer engagement. - Prepare reports detailing the impact of organizing activities, including progress achieved, challenges faced, and recommendations for improvement. - Utilize data to inform future decision-making and optimize campaign strategies. Qualifications: - Proven experience in grassroots organizing and staff management, with a focus on issue advocacy or political campaigns. Statewide or national experience is strongly preferred. - Strong understanding of reproductive rights and familiarity with the Reproductive Justice movement is highly preferred. - Outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills, capable of effectively managing a diverse team of organizers and volunteers. - Excellent written and verbal communication abilities, including public speaking, campaign messaging, and report writing. - Proficient in utilizing organizing and communication software, including CRM systems, digital organizing tools, and social media platforms. - Detail-oriented, with exceptional organizational and project management skills. - Ability to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines, and adapt to changing campaign needs. - Knowledge of Florida's political landscape and experience working on ballot campaigns or with local organizations is an asset. **Additional Considerations: ** - Yes on 4 hopes to build a team that reflects the beautiful diversity of Florida. Black, Latinx Indigenous and People of Color encouraged to apply. Our team is committed to fighting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. - We encourage applicants with diverse occupational backgrounds and lived experiences to apply. - We encourage applicants who meet most, but not necessarily all, of the requirements to still consider applying. We are a team willing to be creative and non-traditional, and we value a fiery passion for ensuring safe access to abortions above all else. **Additional Requirements:** - This is a full-time position. The position is based in Florida and is remote, within the state. - The Deputy Organizing Director will report to the Organizing Director - Must have personal transportation and be able to travel around Florida as needed - Must be able to work on nights and weekends as needed. - Must be able to hold this position through November 30th, 2024.