Job Opening - Lead Organizer

Are you a progressive looking to make a change at the local level? The People's Campaign (TPC) is now hiring two part-time Lead Organizers (20-30 hour per week, to start) in the Central Kentucky (Fayette, Franklin, Scott, Madison, and Clark Counties), Northern Kentucky (Kenton, Campbell, and Boone Counties) and Louisville (Jefferson) areas.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and engage directly with voters in targeted areas

  • Ensure responsible and proper handling of voter file, Vote Builder and VAN data

  • Recruit and engage activists/volunteers/paid canvassers.

  • Foster continuing growth and activity in local grassroots teams and with local activists

  • Build relationships with stakeholders and volunteers

  • Track activity of grassroots volunteer teams

  • Help organize canvassing events, phone banks, various campaign events, etc.

  • Provide regular reports to TPC leadership

  • Meet goals and complete tasks in a timely and accurate manner

  • Explore opportunities for engagement and cooperation with issue specific, ethnic, and religious coalition groups

  • Additional duties as requested by TPC leadership

Qualifications:

  • Independent and self-motivated

  • Passionate/Energetic

  • Must have reliable transportation

  • Able to work flexible hours, evenings and/or weekends

  • Strong social skills, positive attitude, and dedication to progressive causes

  • Ability to speak with groups and host meetings

  • Ability to build and foster relationships with volunteers

  • Creative problem solving

  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and other basic computer skills

  • Ability to effectively communicate with paid canvassers and unpaid staff

  • Strong community ties 

  • Prior community organizing experience ( paid or volunteer)  

  • VAN experience 

  • Preferred MiniVan experience  


Compensation:

  • $18-20/hour

  • 20-30 hours per week

 

To apply, please send your resume to Kevin at Kevin@campaignforpeople.com.

 

About The People’s Campaign
The People’s Campaign is a 501(c)(3). Our purpose is to change politics and policy in ways that positively impact historically marginalized identity groups. The People’s Campaign initiatives seek to persuade middle class, working class and economically struggling people to participate with a purpose and vote in their own best interests. TPC also reinforces the work of social justice organizations in the political realm and fosters moral progressivism.