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Canvass Director

Location: Fairfield County, CT

Type: Temporary

Min. Experience: Manager/Supervisor

Position Announcement
Grossman Heinz – Canvass Director


Grossman Heinz is seeking an experienced and engaging professional to serve as Canvass Director for an advocacy campaign in Connecticut. The Canvass Director will oversee a paid canvass program in Fairfield County. Responsibilities will include staff training and management, ensuring that all short and long term goals are met, and working with campaign leadership to evaluate and adjust the program on an ongoing basis. 

This is a full-time temporary position. Pay is competitive and commensurate with experience. We are looking for individuals who can start immediately. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of canvassers who will engage with Connecticut in door-to-door and phone conversations to persuade them to take action on advocacy initiatives 
  • Enforce quality control measures to ensure the integrity of all data collected through canvass activities 
  • Ensure that the needs of the canvass program are being met and make adjustments to program tactics as needed
  • Use VAN and other technology tools to ensure accurate and timely data entry
  • Complete daily and weekly reports on progress to goal for all metrics 
  • Conduct regular staff evaluations
  • Represent the campaign with professionalism and ethical conduct
  • Successfully complete required training


  • At least 2 cycles of experience working on political or issue-based campaign
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends 
  • Very strong leadership qualities and experience managing staff
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Demonstrated success in metrics driven jobs
  • Proven ability to be flexible and work in a fast-moving environment
  • Familiarity with VAN
  • Must have car and valid driver’s license 
  • Experience working in diverse communities
  • Experience in CT, specifically Fairfield County, is preferred

To Apply
Submit a cover letter and resume online at http://bit.ly/2gnY8TP. Only applications submitted through this website will be considered.

Grossman Heinz is an equal opportunity employer.

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