| Part-time Position
CAMPAIGN CO-MANAGER | Part-time Position
The Kirsten Harris-Talley campaign is expanding our team and looking for an energetic and passionate Campaign Co-Manager to help run our grassroots campaign for State Representative. This position is part of a new and innovative campaign model in which responsibilities are shared and tasks are delegated between two Campaign Managers and the campaign field team. We are committed to building a healthy team and sustainable work environment; so our campaign can center caring, joy, and action for our neighbors in the 37th Legislative District.
About Kirsten Harris-Talley and #teamKHT
Kirsten Harris-Talley is a Black, LGBTQ woman, PTA mom and activist who is running for the State House of Representatives in the 37th Legislative District. From Renton / Skyway, to the Central District, to Chinatown/International District; the 37th LD is one of the most diverse districts in WA State. Kirsten currently serves as Executive Director of NARAL Pro-Choice Washington and is bringing over 20 years of experience in racial, gender, and economic justice to her run. She centers the voice of the most impacted communities, and is building a team that reflects the diversity and progressive values of the 37th LD. Find out more at www.electkht.org Our team values include: Collaboration, Intersectionality, Equity, Solidarity, Accountability, and Joy
LOCATION Seattle & Renton
START DATE June 2020
SALARY $2,500 / month
REPORTS TO Candidate + Campaign Manager
NOTE: The campaign is currently in remote status and doing all activities online, and/or practicing social distancing if in person. This will continue as long as Washington State is under Covid-19 guidance
Ideal applicants will have the following required skills & experience…
At least one election cycle on an electoral campaign, or relevant issue advocacy campaign experience
Experience managing a team that is passionate, skilled and creative
General understanding of the geography, history and demography of the 37th legislative district
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Expert time management skills
Ability to work 20+ hours / week with some nights and weekends
Proficiency with NGP VAN and/or Votebuilder
Experience managing an electoral campaign
Experience working with volunteer teams or grassroots field organizers
Additional fluency in Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Korean, Somali, Oromo, and/or Amharic
Familiarity with relational online organizing tools and innovative digital campaigning technologies
Role & Responsibilities | In partnership with the candidate and Campaign Manager, the Campaign Co-Manager leads the overall campaign plan and #teamKHT in meeting goals; with simultaneous attention to details and the big picture.
Recruit, hire, schedule, and train field organizers and volunteers to engage in campaigning activities including but not limited to canvassing, phonebanks, text banks and ballot parties
Setting up access and infrastructure for targeting populations in the VAN by cutting turf, building “walk” lists, and setting up open phone banks
Staffing the candidate during call time, and making calls as needed to ensure the candidate is reaching goals
Writing field scripts to be used at the door, on the phones and in the context of wholesale outreach to the public
SALARY & BENEFITS | This is a part-time position in Seattle, WA. Remote work option with a schedule of 20+ hours / week, includes some nights and weekends. The salary is $2,500 / month, for this short-term position; June 2020 until November 15, 2020.
TO APPLY | Send resume, cover letter, and short writing sample (250 words or fewer) to email@example.com. Please email with the subject heading “#teamKHT, Campaign Co-Manager.” Applications will be considered and interviews will be conducted as applications arrive. Open until filled.
EQUITY STATEMENT | We strive to create an equitable and just workplace that reflects the communities we serve and where everyone feels safe and supported to bring their full, authentic selves. Equal employment opportunity and having a diverse staff are fundamental principles of the Community for Kirsten campaign, where employment and promotional opportunities are based upon individual capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, family status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established under law.
We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds including BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) folks, people who are LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities to apply and join us in our work.