Political Organizer In Training/Organizer I

Seiu 2015 Oakland , CA 94604

Posted 2 months ago


Entry level Political Organizing position intended for candidates at the start of their political organizing career. Works at the grassroots level to build member political leadership and skill.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • COPE Fundraising. This is seen as the primary duty of a political organizer.

  • Membership Sign-Up. In addition to COPE sign-ups, political organizers are responsible for meeting membership sign-up goals.

  • Build, Staff, and Plan Political Teams in assigned turf with direct supervision.

  • Assess, identity, recruit, and develop member leaders as they become political activists and leaders via house visits, worksite visits, organizing meetings, political team meetings, phone calls, and literature.

  • Prepare meeting agendas and other communication tools such as emails, fliers, etc. as needed.

  • Implement electoral campaign plans for assigned campaigns.

  • Staff, plan, and organize the locals endorsement process and the SEIU One Voice Process.

  • Build, Plan, and Track community and electoral relationships with direct supervision.

  • Plan work as assigned; make and execute daily, weekly, and monthly work plans based on assigned goals and objectives.

  • Assist in developing member leaders through conducting basic training providing appropriate tools to lead.

  • Complete all required reporting of data, member outreach, etc.

  • Lobby visitsschedule, plan, train member participants, etc.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience with political campaigns and/or related experience.

  • Willingness and ability to work long, irregular hours, including weekends

  • Willingness and ability to travel if required

  • Proven ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Must have a valid drivers license, reliable use of a car for work, and required automobile insurance

Salary and Benefits:

  • The current salary range is $54,249.22-80,198.51 based on experience and qualification; set by a Collective Bargaining Agreement.

  • Full benefits package including employer-paid medical, dental, life and vision coverage for employees and their eligible dependents and a pension plan.

  • Car allowance, cellular phone, and laptop.

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