The One Campaign For Michigan is seeking Field Organizers (FOs) to join the organizing team in Michigan in 2020. One Campaign for Michigan is the Michigan Democratic Party’s Coordinated Campaign for the 2020 general election. We are looking for passionate, hardworking individuals who are committed to building the grassroots turnout operation needed to win elections up and down the ballot for Democrats
in November 2020. FOs will be responsible for implementing an aggressive field plan and managing the GOTV operation within an assigned turf in the state. Field Organizers will report to Regional Field Directors and be based throughout Michigan.

Responsibilities

  • Implementing all aspects of the field program in assigned turf
  • Recruiting, training and managing volunteers and interns
  • Coordinating and participating in direct voter contact programs to mobilize voters
  • Building and managing volunteer canvasses and phone banks
  • Meeting weekly voter contact and volunteer recruitment goals
  • Build and maintain political relationships with local leaders in your region

Required Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively and clearly communicate with different types of volunteers and local leaders
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Willingness to work long hours, including nights and weekends
  • Experience volunteering or working for campaigns is a plus but not required
  • Must have access to a cell phone and vehicle
  • Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply

Competitive salary and health benefits are provided. This position is full time through the General
Election.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Michigan Democratic Party is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. The Michigan Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer and it is the MDP’s policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis.

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume to [email protected].

The Michigan Democratic Party is seeking an intern to assist with training and party affairs. 

 

Duties will include working with local unit and caucus MDP chairs, assisting in the development and implementation of a statewide activist and volunteer training program, maintenance of voting procedures, assisting in the development of resources for local leaders, creating convention materials, and supporting party units in their organizing efforts.

Qualified interns will be able to work well with people, prioritize to meet deadlines, possess excellent phone and computer skills, be confident, flexible, creative, organized, and reliable.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references to Director of Party Affairs, Hayley Alderman, at [email protected].

The Michigan Democratic Party is seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated Deputy Data and Technology Director to enhance our backend and technical capabilities. The new team member will be responsible for building and maintaining infrastructure and processes to support data work across multiple teams at the MDP. The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented problem solver who is interested in becoming an expert in a large variety of data and technology systems in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. 

Responsibilities

  • Provide direct data and technology support to internal teams
  • Manage data and information systems across a variety of platforms
  • Develop and run ad hoc analysis for party operations
  • Write technical documentation for internal processes
  • Build new data and technology infrastructure

Required Qualifications

  • Excel and google sheets wizard including fluency with pivot tables and vlookup
  • Strong SQL skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with experience explaining technical processes to people from a variety of different professional backgrounds
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Willingness to tinker, experiment, and learn new systems

Preferred Experience

  • Experience with Python or R
  • G Suite Administration
  • Experience in IT administration

Salary: $50K/yr

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Michigan Democratic Party is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. The Michigan Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer and it is the MDP’s policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis.

How to Apply

Please submit a resumé, brief cover letter, and three references to [email protected] with the email subject line “Deputy Data & Technology Director.” 

One Campaign for Michigan, the 2020 Michigan Democratic Coordinated Campaign, is seeking highly motivated Deputy Data Directors for our statewide program. We are looking for folks with a variety of backgrounds and experience, and are dedicated to building a team that looks like America.

Responsibilities

  • Design and build reports and tools in line with key programmatic priorities including Organizing, Digital Organizing, and Voter Protection teams
  • Assist in developing targeting and resource allocation
  • Create and maintain data standards to ensure data capture and hygiene 
  • Develop and present VAN|Votebuilder training materials to the organizing team in statewide, small group, and one on one settings
  • Respond to and maintain a ticketing system for data support requests and flags
  • Support other members of the Data Team to complete projects as necessary

Preferred Qualifications

  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new skills and platforms used by other team members
  • Ability to communicate effectively within teams and across departments
  • A desire to thrive in a fast-paced work environment and implement creative solutions to unique problems
  • Experience with MS Excel/Google Sheets, SQL, Python, or R
  • Experience with data visualization software including Google Data Studio, Power BI, or Tableau
  • One previous cycle of campaign experience or equivalent political experience in a technical role and familiarity with VoteBuilder/VAN preferred
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Salary: $6,500/month

Deputy Data Directors will report to the Data Director

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Michigan Democratic Party is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. The Michigan Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer and it is the MDP’s policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis.

How to Apply

Please email your resume and 3 references with “Deputy Data Director” in the subject line to [email protected]

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Monitor social media and news outlets for breaking news and opportunities.
  • Collaborate with the digital director to research, draft, and edit compelling digital copy.
  • Assist the digital director with drafting, editing, and coding emails for fundraising, event promotion, issue-based, petition, organizing and more.
  • Organize voters with an emphasis on moving people from online activism to offline action, including communicating with voters via channels like Facebook and Twitter direct messages.
  • Support relational organizing work such as developing scripts, engaging volunteer leaders, and driving supporters to take actions. 
  • Collaborate with online groups and organizations to uplift voices and move digital campaigns across audiences.
  • Fact-check and review outgoing emails to make sure only the best copy leaves our party.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience in a political, coalition, firm, campaign, or organizing environment, preferred.
  • Creative with a strong desire to learn and implement ever-evolving digital tactics.
  • Comfortable working under deadline pressure, rapid response.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong writer who is able to quickly produce copy.
  • Familiarity in graphic design and the Adobe Creative Suite preferred, but not required.
  • Basic HTML and web maintenance skills and some experience with WordPress or a similar CMS, preferred.

How to Apply

The Digital Intern will report directly to the Digital Director. This is a part-time position through at least November 6, 2020. Please email your resume and cover letter with the subject line ‘Digital Intern’ to Kathleen Todd at [email protected]

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Michigan Democratic Party is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. The Michigan Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer and it is the MDP’s policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis.

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