Texas Rising seeks a temporary, full-time Field Organizer based in the DFW region. Texas Rising is a project of the Texas Freedom Network that is building an informed and effective movement of young Texans working toward equality and social justice across the state of Texas.
The Field Organizer in DFW will primarily focus on management of our voter registration and get-out-the-vote program. This is a temporary full-time position with an end date of November 30, 2022.
Recruit, train, and manage paid canvassing staff
Coach, shadow, and make work plans with paid canvassing staff in the field
Meet numerical expectations for daily contacts with voters
Attend a day-long training, plus additional one-on-one training with the Field Manager to learn about Texas Rising and your role
Manage canvassing operation, including but not limited to: tracking hours, ensuring team members meet expectations, and coordinating logistics, including managing supplies.
Maintain regular communication with the Field Manager, including but not limited to providing reports on canvasser performance and progress toward campaign goals
Occasional travel to TX Rising events throughout the state
Extensive travel and sometimes working long and/or irregular hours are required.
Qualifications & Skills
Ability to work well with a team, take direction and feedback, and share skills and knowledge
Ability to work with minimal supervision; self-motivated
Ability to manage a team of 5 - 10 people
Must be willing to get deputized to register voters
Must have access to a laptop, smartphone, and reliable transportation
Previous experience in canvassing or other civic engagement campaigns required
Bilingual: English and Spanish preferred but not required
Management experience preferred but not required
100% employer paid medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k) savings plan with employer contribution, paid vacation, personal, sick, and parental leave.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
This position requires regular interaction with the general public. TFN is committed to keeping employees as safe as possible, including strongly recommending vaccinations (and possibly requiring full vaccination at a future date). It might not always be possible to maintain a full schedule of hours for employees not able to engage in in-person field work.
Texas Rising/Texas Freedom Network is an equal-opportunity employer and encourages people of color, ethnic minorities, women, and individuals from the LGBTQ community to apply.