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Project 26 Pennsylvania: Regional Organizing Director

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Pennsylvania, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 20, 2024

Project 26 Pennsylvania: Regional Organizing Director




6000 / Monthly


Project 26 Pennsylvania



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To Apply: Please submit this short application linked below. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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**About the Race**
As one of the nation’s key swing states, Pennsylvania is familiar with the perennial influx of out of state organizers and single-cycle organizing programs. These programs are designed to maximize voter participation, but often fall short of truly empowering Pennsylvanians to take the lead on civic engagement in our state. Young voters, too, are used to hearing that their votes will save us. At Project 26, we have proven that with the right support, young people are ready to do more than deliver key votes–they are ready to lead.

With over 600,000 college students in Pennsylvania, young voters have the numbers and the power to shape the future of our Commonwealth through leadership in the electoral process.

We’re building a scrappy and innovative operation to protect and expand democracy by elevating youth leadership across the state in order to empower thousands of college students to take control of their futures, get organized, and vote in the 2024 elections.

**What Will You Do?**
Regional Organizing Directors will manage field offices and teams of organizers located on key campuses across Pennsylvania. The role will start on February 26th. RODs will be expected to be located within their region, preferably close to one of the universities they are managing.

Responsibilities Include:
- Hire, train, and manage a team of Organizers across assigned region to reach weekly volunteer recruitment and voter contact goals, with a focus on in-person volunteer engagement.
- Develop creative strategies and systems that will be most effective at reaching students on your campuses and lead your team to successfully engage young voters and hit organizing metrics.
- Implement clear data and reporting procedures, adhere to established data standards, and ensure data integrity.
- Take initiative to build trust with and establish regular coordination with key stakeholders and partners.
- Communicate clearly up and down the chain of command, including by rolling out campaign priorities, sharing key field learnings to HQ, and assisting in the development of statewide adaptations, where appropriate.
- Motivate entry-level staff to flourish in a fast-paced and rigorous campaign environment by facilitating daily check-in/out calls, 1:1 meetings, weekly trainings, and regular team meetings.
- All other duties as assigned.

**Who Are You?**
As a successful candidate for this job, you will:
- Have at least 2 cycles of organizing experience, with a strong preference for at least 1 cycle of experience training teams of staff, leaders, interns, and/or volunteers. Campus organizing experience is a plus, but not required.
- Have a passion for inspiring and empowering young people to get involved in the political process.
- Be excited to think outside the box and to ideate and innovate to find the most exciting and effective GOTV tactics.
- Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, and the ability to communicate priorities in both 1:1 and group settings; especially as applied to building a strong, inclusive management culture that is solutions-oriented and positive for all staff members.
- A strong understanding of Google Suite and VAN, and an eagerness to use data to coach staff.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and work long, irregular hours; including weekends.
- Attention to detail, highly-developed organizational skills, and the ability to communicate with stakeholders across all levels of our organization, both verbally and in writing.
- Have a driver's license and access to a reliable car.
- Be able to work weekends and irregular hours as required.
- Be located near or be willing to relocate to one of our focus campuses.

**Job Details: **The compensation for this role will start at $6,000 per month and includes health benefits, 401K, and a technology stipend. This is a full time, exempt role.

_We are an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage Black, indigenous, people of color, women, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and others who identify with underrepresented groups to apply._