Political Campaign Job for Working Families NY

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Employer: Working Families Party

Political Campaign Job Summary

Working Families Party is hiring people for a political campaign job. WFP is a growing progressive organization that fights for an economy that works for all of us, and a democracy in which every voice matters. 

Political campaign job staff are canvassers who have a proven track record of quality performance in the field. This position comes as a promotion, typically occurring after two months on staff, from Trainee campaign jobs.

Field Representatives are canvassers who have a proven track record of quality performance in the field. This position comes as a promotion, typically occurring after two months on staff, from the Trainee position. In addition to bringing back data, positive IDs on voters, and contributions, Field Representatives are responsible for helping maintain canvass culture and a positive work environment.

Political Campaign Job Responsibilities

Political campaign job staff responsibilities include:
  • Conduct door-to-door outreach for assigned campaign.
  • Petition voters, generates letters to elected officials, raises funds, persuades voters
  • Train with Field Managers to become a proficient canvasser. Accountable to goals set
  • May be given the opportunity to act as an Electoral Field Manager on a temporary basis
  • Participate in group training's and skill shares; collaborate with team members to gain understanding of the issues affecting one of our candidate's constituents.
  • Discuss these issues and our candidates with community members.
  • Identify and engage supporters.
  • Understand the needs of a community and participate in our overall efforts to elect our candidate. 

Political Campaign Job Qualifications

Political campaign job qualifications include:
  • Share the political ideals of Working Families and have a genuine commitment to understanding the non-profit sector intimately
  • Have proficient oral communications skills. 
  • Collaborate well in a team environment. 
  • Show sensitivity to differing perspectives of community members, be able to develop warm relationships in the context of short interactions.

Political Campaign Job Pay and Benefits

  1. Full time employees are eligible to enroll in all benefits available to full time employees of Community Labor, including helath benefits, paid vacation and sick days, and full training.
  2. Work in a Friendly, inspiring setting fighting for justice for working people

About Working Families Party

Working Families is a growing progressive political organization that fights for an economy that works for all of us, and a democracy in which every voice matters. We believe that our children’s life chances must not be determined at birth, and that America must be a nation that allows all its people to thrive.

Working Families is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to the anti-oppression and inclusion principles. Women, people of color and members of the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply

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