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The One Campaign For Michigan is seeking Field Organizers to organize communities across Michigan in 2022. One Campaign for Michigan is the Michigan Democratic Party’s Coordinated Campaign for the 2022 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 2022. 

This position will report to the Regional Organizing Director and is based in Michigan. 

Responsibilities 

  • Recruit, train and manage fellows and volunteers to conduct direct voter contact.
  • Coordinate volunteer events included but not limited to in person canvasses, phone banks and community meetings.
  • Utilize a number of tactics and tools to hit daily and weekly metric goals including but not limited to phone recruitment, texting, high traffic canvassing and tabling.
  • Recruit, manage and train volunteer leaders to execute a large scale GOTV. 
  • Other responsibilities as assigned. 

Qualifications 

  • Previous campaign experience as staff or volunteer preferred but not required.
  • Willingness to work in the field office and in the community you are assigned. 
  • Commitment to electing all Democrats up and down the ballot.
  • Flexible, adaptable and solutions-oriented.
  • Must have access to a cell phone, vehicle and ability to relocate if necessary. 

Benefits

This is an hourly position at a competitive rate. Organizers will start out with a 45 hour work week with hours expected to increase as we get closer to Election Day. This position includes a full benefits package of health, vision, and dental insurance coverage.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Michigan Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer, and employs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, family medical status or genetic information, military service, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, height, weight, creed, economic status or disability.

How to Apply

To apply, please fill out this form ASAP: https://tinyurl.com/2022MIDems

The Director of Coalitions & Community Engagement will develop and implement a comprehensive outreach and engagement strategy to reach, engage, and mobilize key stakeholders, communities, and coalitions in support of the 2022 midterm and build
Democratic power; this will include, for example, specific, targeted initiatives for key constituencies – such as Black women, Millennials, Latinx, AAPI, and rural. The Director will manage a growing team of coalition outreach directors and organizers. The Director (and the staff) will operate as a senior member of the state’s Coordinated
Campaign leadership team and work closely with the Michigan Democratic Party to ensure integration of these efforts. Externally, the Director of Coalitions will work with state partners and allies, campaigns, elected officials, key stakeholders, and membership organizations.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee development, stakeholder analysis, outreach, execution and management of state community engagement plan with focus on building real political power within stated communities
  • Recruit, hire, train and manage a team of coalitions outreach staff to support a team of coalitions volunteers.
  • Track the demographic landscape(s) related to electoral and issue organizing; monitor demographic and political trends; and prepare background materials and other collaterals as necessary
  • Implement a voter contact program with concrete metrics for success with the goal of increasing voter participation in the 2022 election and beyond
  • Plan, lead and execute grassroots activities for coalitions volunteers.
  • Manage the state coalition strategy and related programs – which leverage the state parties, partnerships, and the coordinated campaign infrastructure – to engage and mobilize important constituencies;
  • Support communications priorities through earned media events and storyteller recruitment;
  • Convene and organize coalition stakeholders to map out, strategize, and successfully create new opportunities for building political power;
  • Work to increase the effectiveness and visibility of the constituency engagement strategies and programs, and other duties as assigned.

Skills

  • Have a passion and commitment to the Democratic Party’s mission, and to
    racial equity and social justice;
  • Be an organizer at heart;
  • Have a collaborative & empowering leadership and management style;
  • Have a solutions-oriented approach, with a willingness to take initiative, while juggling several priorities that may change quickly;
  • Be creative, innovative, and forward-thinking;
  • Have the ability to parlay successful actions into generating new relationships and opportunities;
  • Display a high level of interpersonal skills and judgment, exhibiting poise, tact, and diplomacy; and,
  • Have a demonstrated ability to navigate conflict and work toward resolution required.

Requirements

  • Demonstrated record of project and staff management
  • Ability to work strategically and collaboratively across departments
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of political experience, preferably in issue advocacy, organizing, and/or campaigns on the national or state level;
  • Demonstrated experience in leadership development, electoral campaign
    management, staff management, racial justice and/or social equity work;
  • Ability to represent the Democratic Party with maturity and judgment;
  • Proven track record building and managing coalitions among diverse
    stakeholders, reaching consensus and action;
  • Proven ability to write for multiple audiences and translate complex information clearly;
  • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and presentation skills;
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, and strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment where priorities change rapidly; and,
  • Fearlessness in building relationships and unconventional alliances.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Michigan Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer, and employs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, family medical status or genetic information, military service, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, height, weight, creed, economic status or disability.

How to Apply

Please fill out this form ASAP: https://tinyurl.com/2022MIDems

The Michigan Democratic Party (MDP) seeks a talented Creative & Social Media Director that will elevate the visible presence of the MDP across the state of Michigan. This position works closely across all divisions of the Party ensuring that there is a concise and appealing look and feel to all MDP content – from the website to postcards, from merchandise to social media. You will be joining a communications team that will work alongside you. 

Responsibilities:

  • Self-starter
  • High attention to details- words spelled correctly and visible branding of the MDP
  • Willingness to dig in deep on the culture of the MDP and create materials that fit that culture
  • Politics move quickly and don’t take a break on the weekends, we are in search of someone that it is willing to work beyond the traditional 8-5, M-F hours
  • Ability to propose new ideas and follow through with them
  • Coordinate with other MDP employees and teams
  • Quickly learn the priorities of the MDP, and ask questions of leadership in a timely manner if you are unsure
  • Ability to work cooperatively with vendors 
  • Strength in quickly developing social media posts that are both proactive and reactive (you will work in partnership with the communications director on this piece)

Skills:

  • Experience with at least one election cycle
  • Practical use of NGP (not required)
  • Experience with ActBlue (not required)
  • Design skills, likely through creative adobe suite
  • Ability to create witty, accurate, and timely social media posts
  • Digital Ad Experience 
  • Front and back-end experience with Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Bonus if you are also familiar with TikTok and Snapchat
  • Ability to create creative tool-kits that can easily be used by staff, county parties, and constituency caucuses
  • Website experience – currently site is in WordPress with a vendor, open to new suggestions
  • Strong writing skills  
  • Prior Michigan experience preferred but not required.

This position reports to the Communications Director.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position please send a cover letter, resume, and 2 samples of your work (writing, design, or anything that demonstrates your skills set as described in this job description) to Abby Rubley at [email protected]

The One Campaign For Michigan is seeking Digital Field Organizers to organize virtually across Michigan in 2022. One Campaign for Michigan is the Michigan Democratic Party’s Coordinated Campaign for the 2022 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 2022. 

This position will report to the Distributed Manager.

Responsibilities 

  • Recruit, train and manage volunteers to conduct digital direct voter contact through phone banking, texting, relational organizing and distributed canvassing shifts. 
  • Coordinate volunteer events included but not limited to trainings, phone banks and community meetings.
  • Utilize a number of tactics and tools to hit daily and weekly metric goals including but not limited to phone and texting recruitment. 
  • Recruit, manage and train volunteer leaders to execute a large scale GOTV.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Required Qualifications 

  • Previous campaign experience as staff or volunteer preferred but not required.
  • Commitment to electing all Democrats up and down the ballot.
  • Flexible, adaptable and solutions-oriented.
  • Must have access to a cell phone and reliable internet access. 

This is an hourly position at a competitive rate. This position includes a full benefits package of health, vision, and dental insurance coverage.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Michigan Democratic Party is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.    

How to Apply

To apply, please fill out this form ASAP: https://tinyurl.com/2022MIDems

The One Campaign For Michigan is seeking an experienced Distributed Manager to lead a diverse and robust team of digital organizers in Michigan in 2022. One Campaign for Michigan is the Michigan Democratic Party’s Coordinated Campaign for the 2022 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 2022.

This position will report to the Digital Organizing Director and is based in Michigan.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the execution of digital organizing operations including relational outreach, distributed canvassing, statewide texting, autodialer systems, and statewide phone banking.
  • Hire, train, and hold accountable digital organizers to hit weekly voter contact goals, volunteer recruitment goals and other targeted outreach goals. 
  • Build and implement systems and structures to lead digital organizers to hit daily, weekly metric goals.
  • Oversee and ensure timely and accurate reporting and data management.
  • Willingness to manage a diverse team with different experiences and perspectives, and a commitment to helping staff grow and succeed.
  • Keep your team focused and motivated in a high-stress, rigorous work schedule and environment.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • 1-2 cycles of campaign organizing experience.
  • Willingness to work in an office and virtually.
  • Ability to create a motivating and inclusive culture within the digital team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively and clearly communicate with organizers, activists and local leaders.
  • Ability to manage multiple organizing operations simultaneously.
  • Must have access to a cell phone, vehicle and ability to relocate if necessary.

This position is salaried at $5,000 per month and includes a full benefits package with health, vision and dental insurance.

To apply, please fill out this form ASAP: https://tinyurl.com/2022MIDems

The Michigan Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer, and employs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, family medical status or genetic information, military service, age,national origin, ancestry, marital status, height, weight, creed, economic status or disability.

The One Campaign For Michigan is seeking an experienced Regional Organizing Director to lead a diverse and robust team of organizers in Michigan in 2022. One Campaign for Michigan is the Michigan Democratic Party’s Coordinated Campaign for the 2022 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 2022.

This position will report to the Deputy Organizing Director and is based in Michigan.

Responsibilities
● Hire, train, and hold accountable organizers across your region to weekly voter contact and volunteer recruitment goals.
● Develop and execute a regional organizing plan that is in line with the statewide priorities and objectives of the organizing program.
● Build and implement systems and structures to lead a region to hit daily, weekly
metric goals.
● Oversee and ensure timely and accurate reporting and data management.
● Willingness to manage a diverse team with different experiences and perspectives, and a commitment to helping staff grow and succeed.
● Keep your team focused and motivated in a high-stress, rigorous work schedule and
environment.
● Other responsibilities as assigned.

Required Qualifications
● 1-2 cycles of campaign organizing experience.
● Willingness to work in the field office and in the community with your regional team.
● Ability to create a motivating and inclusive culture in the region.
● Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively and clearly communicate with
organizers, activists and local leaders.
● Must have access to a cell phone, vehicle and ability to relocate if necessary

This position is salaried at $5,000 per month and includes a full benefits package with health, vision and dental insurance.

To apply, please fill out this form ASAP: https://tinyurl.com/2022MIDems

The Michigan Democratic Party (MDP) is seeking talented Voter Protection Associates to help build a strong team of volunteer poll observers, ballot count observers, post-election canvass observers, and phone bankers for the August and November 2022 elections. You will be responsible for the recruitment, engagement, and retention of these volunteers. As a member of our Voter Protection team, you will help execute a ground game that combats potential GOP voter interference and ensures that every eligible voter’s voice gets heard in the 2022 election.

What You’ll Do

Tasks and responsibilities include:
1. Building on our success over the past several years, recruit a robust team of volunteers who will serve as early vote observers, polling place and absentee counting room observers, and post-election canvass observers for the August and November elections.
2. Utilize consistent and diverse outreach methods to reach new and existing volunteers, including phone calls, textbanking, social media, and community networking.
3. Help engage the leaders of the MDP’s local units to recruit volunteers and educate voters.
4. Implement grassroot field tactics, including managing and executing effective activities such as phonebanks, volunteer trainings, and one-on-one meetings.
5. Use independent creativity and judgment to keep our core team of volunteers engaged and active in pursuit of our programmatic goals.
6. Assist your Deputy Voter Protection Director with event hosting and special projects as necessary.
7. Use digital tools to engage new volunteers, educate voters, and create online volunteer communities.
8. Help manage the team’s volunteer data using VoteBuilder/VAN and LBJ; report timely and accurate data to the Regional Voter Protection Director

Who You Are
We’re seeking energetic, enthusiastic, detail-oriented individuals who can handle a high volume of work and solve problems to get things done.

Required Qualifications:
1. Strong interpersonal skills, including on the telephone, and the ability to communicate with people from different backgrounds – in particular, the ability to build connections with others through cold-calling, community networking, textbanking, and social media.
2. Relentlessly goal-oriented – enjoys working toward and achieving ambitious, metric-driven goals.
3. Capacity and willingness to work long hours during peak season, rolling up your sleeves and getting the work done.
4. Cultural Competency – able to build relationships and collaborate with colleagues, voters, and volunteers across all lines of identity difference. Understands how to take an inclusive lens into all aspects of work.
5. Exceptionally well organized and have strong time-management skills.
6. Flexible, adaptable and solutions-oriented – willing to take and implement feedback.
7. Ability to keep calm in stressful situations.
8. Comfortable working with technology including SMS and social media platforms.
9. Access to a laptop and ability to work out of campaign offices either in the Detroit metro area or Western Michigan.

Preferred Qualifications:
1. One to two years of campaign and/or community organizing experience.
2. Demonstrated commitment to advancing voting rights.
3. Familiarity with VAN/Votebuilder, Google suite and other database tools.

Start Date: June 15, 2022
Salary: $4,000/month plus excellent benefits

The Michigan Democratic Party is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Send cover letter and résumé to [email protected]

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