Campaign Job / Membership Engagement (Chicago 2)

Location: Chicago, IL - Illinois

Employer: The Outreach Team

Campaign Job Summary

The Outreach Team is a progressive company that works with nonprofit organizations to run grassroots campaigns for social change nationwide. In our Chicago office, we are managing outreach and fundraising campaign efforts on behalf of the Nation’s largest  most effective animal protection organization working to end suffering for all animals. Our work is focused on protecting animals and fighting the root causes of animal cruelty to create a more humane society.

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Responsibilities

Position Summary: We are seeking Membership Engagement Staff to join our Chicago team working on behalf of the Nation’s largest animal protection agency. Our team members:

  • Make a Difference on Issues: We are on the front lines of some of the most critical social change movements in the world. On our team, your voice and your ideas matter and make a real difference. Join our team on the ground floor to contribute new ideas, test new methods of fundraising and mobilization, and drive meaningful social change.

  • Raise MoneyMembership Engagement Staff are responsible for effectively and efficiently collecting contributions and signing up new members for the Nation’s largest animal protection agency through door-to-door canvassing outreach in communities around the Greater Chicago Area. Donations from members are what allow us to build the budget and political power to help our clients win their campaigns. As one of our staff, you raise awareness of the cruel puppy mill industry, build financial support, and help grow a global movement that is fighting for a big, passionate, idea-driven solution to end animal suffering. 

  • Ensure Member Information Security: Ensure that all policies on information security are followed and that members’ information is secure at all times.

Qualifications

About you. You want to work somewhere that shares your values, rewards great work, provides you with a fast track to career advancement, and is open to new ideas. You'd love to work in a campaign job to make an impact. Above all else, you believe that when people come together, we can change the course of history. The best part of your day is working with people. You have a passion for non-profits and a heightened entrepreneurial spirit. You want to get in on the ground floor of a dynamic company who is changing social change. More specifically, you:

  • Have strong communication skills, a good work ethic, and a passion for animal rights
  • Are able to work within a team, receive feedback, and work independently
  • Previous canvassing, sales, non-profit, customer service or political campaign experience preferred but not required
  • Must be willing and able to approach members of the public at their place of residence in a fast paced environment, and cover a large territory each day
  • Must be able to meet weekly and monthly fundraising standards and quotas
  • Are comfortable walking for long periods of time
  • Bilingual is a plus
Growth Opportunities: The Outreach Team is quickly expanding, having grown from 5 to 10 offices in 2019, we are preparing to open more in the fall. We currently have various leadership positions available with opportunities to advance to field management or field director after demonstrating success as a canvasser.

Pay and Benefits

  • $16.00 to $26.00 depending on location, level of experience, and advancement
  • Generous uncapped performance-based bonuses
  • Medical coverage (after 90 days)
  • Paid time off for sick, vacation, and personal leave (after 20 shifts)

About The Outreach Team

The Outreach Team is an exciting, progressive company dedicated to delivering high quality results for some of the best groups in the world today . We build, evaluate, and perfect scalable models to advance today’s critical issues from human rights to child poverty, and animal rights. We work in a fast-paced and fun environment with a network of non-profit partners across the country.

The Outreach Team is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people of color, LGBTQIA individuals, women, and individuals with disabilities.
 

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