Campaign Jobs: Activist Job (Denver)

Location: Denver, CO

Employer: Center for Popular Democracy Action

Campaign Jobs Summary

The campaign jobs position is an excellent opportunity to get your foot in the door for activist job opportunities. Come work with a grassroots organization of everyday people working together to advance our values of respect, equity, human rights, people power and democracy as we advocate for local, state and national laws and policies that builds a new economy that works for everyone. We fundraise, build our members base, and campaign for an increase in the minimum wage in Colorado. 

Campaign Jobs Responsibilities

  • Fundraising: Campaign Jobs team members are responsible for effectively and efficiently collecting contributions and donations for the organization through contacting supporters and soliciting donations. Because this is an activist job, we rely on the generosity of our members for our budget and political power. Campaign Jobs team members raise awareness of campaigns, identify new supporters, and open up an opportunity for UNE Colorado to hear feedback from our statewide membership base.

  • Establishing a positive rapport: Campaign Jobs team members are the front lines of our fieldwork, and in some cases, one of the only face to face connections between UNE Colorado and our many members. As such, team members in this activist job are responsible for maintaining a professional, positive, and healthy rapport during each interaction. Campaign Jobs team members must be knowledgeable about our work, and provide honest answers for any questions that arise. Additionally, team members in the Activist Job are responsible for accurately recording the results of every interaction, and report daily numbers to their team leaders.

  • Maintaining a healthy work environment: Campaign Jobs team members are responsible for helping to maintain a healthy, inclusive, and positive work environment. UNE Colorado offices are meant to be an open and affirming workplace, and the campaign job team members are expected to maintain positive, inclusive, and open-minded attitudes.

Campaign Jobs Qualifications

  • Spanish fluency preferred. 
  • Strong communication skills, work ethic, the ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Campaign Jobs team members must be able to work within a team, receive feedback, and adapt to rapidly changing political and programmatic landscapes.

  • Previous canvassing, sales, non profit job, or political activist job experience is a plus.

  • Newly hired canvassers will work closely with the Team Leaders and the Outreach Director to learn how to canvass and fine-tune their skills in outreach. Daily trainings are held to constantly build the skills of outreach workers.

Campaign Jobs Pay and Benefits

  • Hourly rate of $15 per hour plus bonuses and benefits. 

About Center for Popular Democracy Action

United for a New Economy (UNE Colorado) is a grassroots organization of everyday people working together to advance our values of respect, equity, human rights, people power and democracy as we advocate for local, state and national laws and policies that builds a new economy that works for everyone. Organizing families, youth, workers, seniors, unions, immigrants, communities of color, refugees and faith leaders, UNE Colorado will build power in their communities in a way that not only delivers important wins but transforms the entire future.
UNE Colorado is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people of color, LGBT individuals, and women.

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