job: field campaign organizers, with salary info
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Fri Aug 3 10:10:43 CDT 2007
From: demcampaigns at aol.com
SCG/Iraq Summer 2007
Field Organizers for national campaign targeting congressional and
senate votes to end War in Iraq needed in targeted federal legislative
districts across the country. Political organizing and campaign training
for motivated activists; weekly stipend, housing and gas expenses paid.
Career-minded Political Organizers needed for summer campaign for safe
redeployment out of Iraq, targeting congressional and senate war votes
in selected states/districts. Job involves organizing direct pressure on
Members of Congress all summer, culminating in a challenge to “Take a
Stand” on the war in late August. You will be assigned a region or state
to organize community and state leaders, students, churches, veterans,
etc. You will receive training in political messaging, earned media,
legislative tracking, grassroots organizing, visibility and other tools
of a public campaign.
This is an incredibly meaningful campaign with real results. For those
wishing to further a career in politics, the timing and training
involved is a great opportunity to situate yourself for '08 races as an
Additional Qualifications: You must be able to relocate. You must have
car available to you for the entire campaign. Good communication and
public skills necessary, also political instincts, organizational
abilities, and the commitment to democratic ideals. You must have the
ability and expectation to fully apply yourself to the campaign for the
duration, and be prepared to work in "campaign mode" i.e. 7 days/week,
long hours, and political challenges. Second LANGUAGES a major plus,
women and other minorities encouraged to apply.
How to Apply: Please email your resume, a short cover letter and 3
professional or academic references to: demcampaigns at aol.com. Please
send these ASAP to ensure consideration. Upon receipt of your resume a
campaign rep will call you to schedule a phone interview.
Stipend of $400/week and housing provided plus reimbursements for gas
and tolls during the program. Spanish and other languages very helpful,
women and minorities encouraged to apply, and must be able to relocate.
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