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The Ohio Democratic Party: Ohio Coordinated Campaign Campus Organizers

Job Post

Job Post

Ohio, USA
Posted on Friday, May 3, 2024

The Ohio Democratic Party: Ohio Coordinated Campaign Campus Organizers

Location

OH

Salary

16 / Hourly

Company

The Ohio Democratic Party

Department

Organizing

Employer Type

Party

Application Link

Application Instructions

https://forms.gle/NQ9a3e2AFhKDgBWx7

Application Link

https://forms.gle/NQ9a3e2AFhKDgBWx7

Job Description

**Summary: **In 2023, Ohio became the nation’s foremost battleground for protecting abortion rights - winning a ballot initiative fight that gave hope to Democrats across the country. In 2024, Ohio will be the center of the battle for control of the U.S. Senate. Ohio must re-elect Senator Sherrod Brown, a champion for workers and the deciding vote on critical legislation. This year will also offer the chance to take control of the Ohio Supreme Court, make gains in the state legislature, and defend three battleground congressional seats.
**Campus Organizers will be the Ohio Democratic Party's on-the-ground messengers for young voters. They will use a variety of tactics to recruit volunteers and mobilize campus communities across Ohio. **Campus Organizers will have the opportunity to build teams on college campuses across the state to have the voter-to-voter conversations we need in order to win! This is an entry level role - applicants who are passionate about electing Democrats up and down the ballot are the exact folks we need on our team. This position is in-person, based on one or more college campuses in Ohio, and will report to an assigned Regional Organizing Director for Campus.
**Key Responsibilities & Expectations: **
● Build, train, and coach a team of volunteers and volunteer leaders to execute a large-scale student mobilization effort, including Welcome Week events to mobilize young voters, meeting with professors, and training volunteer teams across multiple campuses
● Spread our campaign message through direct voter contact by knocking on doors, making phone calls, registering voters, high traffic canvassing on campuses and at events, dorm storms, and attending in-person and virtual events. Develop creative ways to engage voters on and around university campuses.
● Plan for and use a number of tactics to hit daily and weekly metric goals for voter contact and volunteer engagement
● Other responsibilities as assigned by the Organizing Director, Deputy Organizing Director, or Regional Organizing Director of Campus. _Travel will be required within the assigned region to meet with volunteers and voters and/or transfer supplies, and Campus Organizers will receive a monthly travel stipend to help cover these costs. _

**Preferred Skills & Qualifications: **
● Experience volunteering or organizing in a particular community of Ohio is encouraged but not required; folks from service work backgrounds are also strongly encouraged to apply!
● Ready to adapt and be flexible during the campaign to meet team goals and objectives
● Willing and able to work in person in the field office and in the community you are assigned
● Must have access to a cell phone, laptop, and reliable transportation
● Commitment to electing Democrats up and down the ticket in Ohio

**To apply, please fill out this form: