Field Director, Tampa Bay - Organize Florida

Reports to:

Political & Civic Engagement Director

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida and Organize Florida Education Fund seek a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as the Field Director, Tampa Bay. The Field Director’s main role is to oversee and manage canvass operations for assigned region.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage canvassers to achieve benchmark campaign goals

  • Complete daily reports for program goals

  • Assist canvassers in completing team and organizational goals

  • Troubleshoot and make adjustments to campaign to maximize effectiveness and efficiency

  • Participate in daily check ins with Political & Civic Engagement Director

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years organizing and/or field experience

  • Understanding of issues facing low income communities, minority communities, women, LGBTQ communities, low-wage workers, immigrant communities, and other impacted communities;

  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies and tactics;

  • Excellent communication skills;

  • Excellent organizational skills - good attention to detail and well organized;

  • Self-motivated - proven ability to work independently;

  • Ability to work well with diverse groups and populations;

  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours;

  • Spanish/English bilingual preferred but not required.

To Apply

Send a cover letter detailing how you heard about the position and resume with salary requirements to OrganizeNowHiring@gmail.com with subject: Field Director, Tampa Bay. No phone calls please.

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, paid vacation and paid time off.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Due to the high volume of interests, only applicants of interest will be contacted.