Deputy Director of Organizing and Training
When We All Vote is seeking a Deputy Director of Organizing and Training that will be responsible for helping to lead When We All Vote’s national volunteer training program. This role will focus heavily on: 1) Shepherding training projects that support distributed organizing from conception to creation to implementation; 2) Managing a digital organizing tools to foster volunteer community, support a relational organizing program, and help volunteers register voters; and 3) Running the distributed Volunteer Squad Captain relationships across the country. This position will report to the Organizing Director.
About When We All Vote
When We All Vote is a non-profit, nonpartisan organization that is on a mission to increase participation in every election and close the race and age voting gap by changing the culture around voting, harnessing grassroots energy, and through strategic partnerships to reach every American.
Launched in 2018 by co-chairs Michelle Obama, Tom Hanks, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Janelle Monae, Chris Paul, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, When We All Vote is changing the culture around voting using a data-driven and multifaceted approach to increase participation in elections.
In the months directly before the 2018 midterm elections, When We All Vote organized 2,500 local voter registration events across the country, engaged 200 million Americans online about the significance of voting, and texted nearly four million voters the resources to register and get out to vote.
When We All Vote is an equal opportunity employer and it is When We All Votes’ policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis.
Skills & Preferred Experience
The Deputy Director should have at least one cycle of experience in some, if not all of the following areas:
- Organizing and Volunteer Management: Experience on an electoral, issue, or civic engagement campaign focused on managing and mobilizing volunteers, staff, community partners to accomplish a shared goal.
- Training: Leading and/or developing volunteer trainings for electoral, issue or civic engagement campaigns or programs.
- Technology: Working with and managing online volunteer communities through Facebook groups and/or Slack channels. Also, experience working with peer-to-peer texting platforms, and relational organizing tools.
Applicants should also have:
- A strong belief in and understanding of the importance of non-partisan voting efforts.
- Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to successfully relate to members of the public from a wide range of backgrounds.
- Ability to work independently and in team settings, agility to navigate a fast-moving and complex initiative, exceptionally well-organized, and ability to meet strict deadlines.
How to Apply
Please submit a brief cover letter and your resume to [email protected] with the subject line “Deputy Director of Organizing and Training.”