Job Title: New Hampshire State Organizer
Reports To: Executive Director
Contract Dates: Through 2020 (with the possibility of extension)

About the Organization:

The People is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, focused on bringing Americans together to find
common ground around nonpartisan policy reforms. The People embraces diversity and is proud
to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About the Role:
The New Hampshire State Organizer is responsible for the design and implementation of The
People’s field program in the state of New Hampshire. This includes working with volunteer state
leadership to design a program plan that includes outreach, virtual “coffee hour” event series,
virtual democracy reform educational series, and volunteer training and management all
culminating in a statewide meeting in 2021. In addition to leading The People’s efforts in New
Hampshire, this position will also keep the pulse of democracy reform efforts across the country
and report to the team on developments and potential for involvement. This position reports
directly to the Executive Director.

The People is a completely virtual team, so the New Hampshire State Organizer needs to be a
driven self-starter, able to work successfully with minimal oversight. The ideal candidate should
have excellent oral and written communication skills, with proficiency in G-Suite and MS Office.
Familiarity with Asana, NeonCRM, or similar applications, is a plus. The New Hampshire State
Organizer must be flexible to adjust and develop new policies and procedures based on best
practices and the needs of the team, as well as the willingness to travel occasionally for meetings
and events. The People is a strictly nonpartisan organization, and as such it is essential that
candidates are able to work directly and respectfully with individuals from all points of the political
spectrum without bias.

Responsibilities:

  • Design field program strategy and implementation in coordination with state-level

  • volunteer leadership and Executive Director oversight

  • Conceptualize and construct plans for field operations including field budgets, work plans,

    and overall timelines

  • Manage and coach team of state leaders / organizers to develop a volunteer network

  • Build and maintain relationships with coalition and local leaders; liaison with various

    organizational partners and campaigns

  • Train and develop volunteer leaders

  • Develop organizing and political strategy to assist in setting overall program priorities and

    design

  • Other responsibilities as needed

Skills:

  • Collaborative leadership approach

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Digital organizing

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong communication skills in multiple formats (email, phone, text, social media)

  • Demonstrated ability to build and motivate teams and work effectively in a collaborative

  • team environment in both a managerial and support role

  • Strong working knowledge of federal, state, and municipal legislative processes

  • Bilingual (Spanish) a plus

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Minimum of 4 years and/or 2 election cycles of campaign experience coordinating all

  • aspects of a campaign (nonpartisan political reform campaign experience a plus)

  • Field program design and execution (i.e. running canvassing/phone banks, event planning,volunteer management, etc.)

  • Volunteer engagement program experience

  • Familiarity with / connection to New Hampshire a plus

Physical Demands:

Performing the duties of this job include extended computer use while sitting or standing
depending on the needs of the employee and their respective home office structure. The physical
demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the position’s essential functions.

Working Schedule:

Contract with a flexible schedule (working hours are based in the Eastern Time Zone to include
8:30 AM daily calls) and some evenings and weekends as needed.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have, or will be expected to develop,
proficiency with Google Gmail, Docs, Slides, and Sheets. A working knowledge of NeonCRM or
other similar customer relationship management software, as well as Asana or other similar
project management software, is desirable. Experience with WordPress or other website creation
software is a plus.

Travel:

Dependent on current travel restrictions in effect through the pandemic, the job will require travel
up to 5 times per year, if physically able, to participate in team planning meetings as well as an
annual assembly with our volunteers, and possible travel throughout New Hampshire.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or
abilities required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.

To Apply:

Please submit a resume/CV and cover letter highlighting past campaign experience and any
nonprofit experience to info@thepeople.org

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