We hiring people to work for our Field Manager position. This position is an excellent activist job opportunity. Good Jobs Now is working to build membership, community power, and raise the voices of everyday Detroiters in the fight for social, economic, and racial justice. Team members recruit new members to make Detroit a better city for everyone who lives here. Field Manager team members are part of our outreach team to recruit people to increase our progressive base around the state. We then mobilize people to phone bank, door knock, march, rally, give testimonies before legislative committees, and much more. This is how we power our fight for social justice.
Field Managers are responsible for effectively and efficiently collecting donations for the organization through contacting supporters and soliciting donations. Because this is a non-profit job, we rely on the generosity of our members for our budget and political power. Team members raise awareness, identify new supporters, and open up opportunities for our community organizers to hear feedback from the community.
Field Managers are the front lines of our fieldwork making connections between Good Jobs Now and prospective members. Team members are responsible for maintaining a professional, positive, and healthy rapport during each interaction. Field Managers must be knowledgeable about our work, and provide honest answers for any questions that arise. Team members are responsible for accurately recording the results of every interaction, and report daily numbers to their team leaders.
Field Managers are responsible for helping to maintain a healthy, inclusive, and positive work environment. The Good Jobs Now office is an open and affirming workplace. Field Managers are expected to maintain a positive, inclusive, and open-minded attitude.
Strong communication skills, work ethic, the ability to stand for long periods of time.
Must be able to work within a team, receive feedback, and adapt to rapidly changing political and programmatic landscapes.
No activist job experience required, however previous canvassing, sales, non profit job, or political campaign job experience is a plus.
Newly hired team members will work closely with the leadership team to learn how to canvass and fine tune their skills. Daily trainings are held to constantly build the skills of outreach workers.
Monday through Friday, 37 hours per week;
Hourly rate of $20 per hour;
Benefits available after 3 months of employment.