Field Directors Norfolk, VA

The Outreach Team

About the organization

The Outreach Team is a field firm specializing in face-to-face canvassing operations.

Duties

Canvass Management Responsibilities:

Manage a team of 25 to 30 canvassers, setting goals and holding staff accountable

Train and provide ongoing motivation and support to staff

Identify, promote, and train a leadership team

Build a diverse team where staff feel respected, while fostering a culture of equity and justice 

Implement quality control measures to ensure integrity of the work

Go in the field yourself several days per week to canvass, train staff, and help drive office goals by contacting voters.

Maintain a healthy and safe working environment for all staff 

Develop strategic plans to reach target voters/constituencies in assigned locations

Manage administrative duties, including reporting data, record keeping, processing payroll, and distributing materials

Qualifications

Strong management skills, including the ability to motivate and inspire a team while also holding staff accountable to goals and expectations
Can speak compellingly about campaign issues and strategy
Willing and able to listen to staff and solve problems
Committed to equity and inclusion
Strong work ethic; able to persevere in the face of challenges and setbacks
Flexible; ready for the unexpected and willing to adapt to last minute changes
Eager to learn and open to feedback
Basic tech competency (G-suite or microsoft office, smart phone or computer)

Salary

The salary range for these positions is $1,000 - $1,250 per week.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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