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Organizer - Grossman Heinz

Location: Bridgeport, CT

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Position Announcement

Grossman Heinz – Organizer

Connecticut

Grossman Heinz is seeking an experienced and engaging professional to serve as an Organizer for an advocacy campaign in Connecticut. The Organizer will play an essential role by engaging directly with local leaders and voters, cultivating relationships with them, and mobilizing them to take action on advocacy initiatives.

This position is based in Bridgeport, CT with regular travel throughout the state. Pay is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively to execute an engagement and mobilization strategy
  • Meet with local stakeholders and supporters to communicate campaign objectives and activate them
  • Effectively engage residents through door-to-door canvassing and phone conversations and persuade them to take action on advocacy initiatives
  • Organize community events to recruit and activate supporters
  • Assist with the management of a team of part-time staff to reach all campaign objectives
  • Represent the campaigns with professionalism and ethical conduct
  • Research local organizing opportunities
  • Support the collection and input of all data
  • Complete daily and weekly reports on progress to goal for all metrics
  • Work with leadership to refine program tactics and adjust methods as needed
  • Successfully complete required training

Qualifications

  • At least 1 cycle of experience working on political or issue-based campaigns
  • Ability to work evenings or weekends are a must
  • Proven ability to be flexible and work in a fast-moving environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship building, and communication skills are necessary
  • Demonstrated project and staff management skills
  • Ability to learn quickly 
  • Metrics-driven approach to planning, evaluating, and reporting on work
  • Experience with VAN is a plus
  • Experience coordinating logistics for events is a plus
  • Must have car and valid driver’s license
  • Experience working in diverse communities
  • Experience working in Connecticut is preferred but not required

To Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume online at https://grossmanheinz.com/jobs/. Only applications submitted through this website will be considered.

Grossman Heinz is an equal opportunity employer.

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