Innovative GOTV Project Manager
North Carolina Citizens for Protecting Our Schools is seeking a full-time Projects Manager to coordinate our innovative get out the vote tactics program, primarily by providing support and capacity to civic engagement organizations.
The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to foster coordination and direct support among diverse groups. They will be committed to ensuring that groups have what they need to succeed and able to handle working on multiple projects without dropping the ball. This position is an opportunity to engage with civic engagement and social change groups across the state and test new tactics for getting out the vote.
About North Carolina Citizens for Protecting Our Schools
North Carolina Citizens for Protecting our Schools is committed to civic participation by providing resources to organizations to implement voter engagement programs and innovative tools to use in the field.
NCCPOS believes state funding cuts to our public education system will have negative implications for the state’s business climate and threaten the state’s long-term economic competitiveness. While other states prioritized education funding during tough economic times, North Carolina has dropped to near the bottom nationally in school funding. This is putting the state’s decades-long investment in public education at risk.
The Innovative GOTV Projects Manager, who is based in Raleigh, is responsible for the following:
Providing training, technical support, and guidance to organizations using relational voter program and peer to peer texting;
Coordinating between groups to share best practices, problem solve, and ensure efficiency;
Track progress in the field ongoing;
Manage a team of part time texting staff to contact voters;
Other projects as identified by NCCPOS.
We’re seeking candidates who excel in relationship-building, are results-oriented, and have strong project management skills. You should have:
A track record of developing and maintaining strong working relationships with and among a diverse group of stakeholders
A demonstrated commitment to meeting a high bar and a history of getting things done even in the face of obstacles
Experience managing multiple projects and ability to oversee staff
Knowledge of texting platforms and civic engagement campaigns are both plusses but are not requirements.
Compensation for this position is $45,000 annually and includes a competitive benefits package. This position will run through November 2018.
NCCPOS is committed to creating a dynamic, multi-cultural, diverse working environment. Candidates of color and diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. NCCPOS is an equal opportunity employer.
How to apply
Please send a resume and short cover letter that includes your experience working with organizations to email@example.com.