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Friends of Patty Kim: Field Organizer

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Harrisburg, PA, USA · Pennsylvania, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

Friends of Patty Kim: Field Organizer


1426 N. Third Street 1st Floor PA


$4,500 / Monthly


Friends of Patty Kim



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We ask for two references, and will conduct a series of up to two interviews with applicants.

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**About Friends of Patty Kim**
Patty Kim is a State Representative in Dauphin County, PA who is running to represent Pennsylvania’s working families in Harrisburg as a State Senator in SD-15. As a State Representative since 2012, and also as a member of the new Democratic majority in the State House, Patty has seen the limits of what we can do while the Republican Senate in Harrisburg blocks our ability to make change. So, she’s running for Senate to help flip the chamber and make a state government that works for everyone in our commonwealth.

**About this position:**
The Field Organizer will work with the Campaign Manager to execute a field program that recruits and supports hundreds of volunteers to canvass, phone bank, text and talk to their friends, and ultimately persuade voters to turn out and vote for Patty in the General Election on November 5. The Field Organizer will themselves engage in direct voter contact at the doors and on the phones, as well. This position is full-time and reports directly to the Campaign Manager.

- Work with the campaign manager to execute a field program that engages key voters in the November 5th General Election
- Engage in direct voter contact: canvassing, texting, phone banking
- Recruiting volunteers for direct voter contact
- Executing trainings for canvasses, text banks, and phonebanks
- Manage logistics for volunteer actions
- Integrate a strong constituency and relational organizing effort into the field program.
- Develop and support house party leads and neighborhood captains.
- Make sure all data is entered into VAN, and develop systems for data management.
- Set and track weekly and monthly field goals.
- Interface with endorsing organizations that provide volunteers.
- Work with the rest of the campaign team to develop a culture of collaboration, care, and joy so that volunteers and staff alike feel welcomed and supported.

**Preferred Qualifications:**
- At least 1 year of experience building or executing an electoral field program, including as a volunteer.
- Commitment to multi-racial and cross-class organizing and to progressive values.
- Experience setting and achieving strategic goals and targets.
- Great communication and interpersonal skills, including ability to give and receive feedback and to listen and empathize with others.
- Ability to adapt to fast changing conditions.
- Experience with data management systems, preferably with Votebuilder/VAN, Google Suite, ThruTalk, and Spoke or similar systems.

**Also preferred:**
- Experience organizing in Harrisburg
- Fluency in Spanish.
- Access to a car.

**Compensation: **The monthly salary will be $4,500 per month, with a benefits package.

**Location: **Dauphin County, PA.

**Applications for this position will be reviewed on a rolling basis.**