[COMM-ORG] jobs: political party field organizers, Maryland, no salary info

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  From: Michelle LeFurge <mlefurge at mddems.org>

Democrats WILL Move Maryland Forward!

Maryland Democratic Party is hiring Field Organizers for this election 
cycle: September 1 - November 5, 2010.


Field Organizer
Organization: Maryland Democratic Party
City: Throughout
Location: Maryland
Country: United States
Primary Category: Field
Type of Position: Full-Time, September 1-November 5, 2010

Description & Details
Are you interested in helping Democrats win in Maryland?

The Maryland Democratic Party is seeking field organizers to help build 
and maintain our army of supporters.  We are hiring and training field 
organizers for work in communities throughout Maryland.

Who we are looking for:
- Aggressive, energetic, innovative and motivated by the prospect of a 
fierce campaign.
- Leaders in the community, possessing a strong work ethic.
- Good time management skills, detail oriented, and can work long hours 
- Outgoing and willing to share their personal story with others in the 
- Can exceed goals and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.
- Ability to work in a team atmosphere with a positive attitude and a 
good sense of humor.
-Experience in working with the Voter Activation Network (VAN).
-Prior organizing experience is desired but not required.

Responsibilities include:
- Implementing the field plan
- Volunteer recruitment and management
- Running a voter registration drive
- Event building and advance preparation
- Executing voter contact through phone banking and canvassing
- Data entry and maintaining data integrity
- Conducting outreach to grassroots activists and organizations

What you are getting:
- The opportunity to learn and practice the team-based model of field 
- Extensive training in team building, voter contact, voter persuasion, 
and Get Out The Vote.
- Autonomy, with the opportunity to manage large areas, build and direct 
volunteer teams, and make critical decisions.

Previous organizing or significant volunteer experience highly preferred 
but all levels of experience considered. A car and a personal computer 
are required. Competitive pay provided.
Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Travis 
Tazelaar at
ttazelaar at mddems.org.  No phone calls, please.

The Maryland Democratic Party is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Paid for by Maryland Democratic Party, Authority of Ngoc Chu.

How to Apply / Contact
Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Travis 
Tazelaar at
ttazelaar at mddems.org.  No phone calls, please.

michelle lefurge
mlefurge at mddems.org
work=410-269-8818, x121

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