TogetherSF Action: Organizer




$75,000-$90,000 / Yearly


TogetherSF Action



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Application Instructions

TogetherSF is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply**—you do not need to meet all of the criteria listed above to be a strong candidate.** Please send a short email to [email protected] with the subject line "Organizer" and the following information: 1. Your resume or LinkedIn profile 2. Why are you interested in this role? 3. How did you hear about this role? We look forward to meeting you!

Job Description

### **​​About the Role**
Organizers report to the Field Director and support the work of the Political Team. This position is full time and includes benefits. The salary range for this position is $70,000–$95,000 based on experience.
Organizers will focus on:
- Organizing: relationship building and volunteer development with individuals and groups
- Identify and cultivate relationships with community members who can complete an advocacy action with TogetherSF and TogetherSF Action mainly through intentional one to one meetings
- Identify community members who can amplify the TogetherSF and TogetherSF Action messages
- Teach community members the skills to complete advocacy actions and invest significant time in developing their skills as community leaders
- In-person and online community engagement events
- Plan, lead, and manage community events, most commonly “House Parties”
- Plan: coordinate with hosts, help build for events, coach hosts to ensure maximum turnout
- Attend events as the primary staffer, give presentations, and build relationships with attendees
- Follow up communication and data tracking including thank yous, scheduling 1:1s with potential community members, identifying future advocacy actions, or general community organizing, and CRM data entry
- Attend community, neighborhood, merchant and neighborhood association events as needed
- Marketing
- Assist Marketing Team with promotion plans for events including graphic design and copywriting requests
- Collect photos, video, testimonials, and stories from events
- Program development
- Assist in the strategy, planning, program development, execution, data tracking, and alignment with organizing goals
- Assist in identifying effective engagement, event content, and event flow to reach programming goals at each event
- Field Work
- Set strategy, plan, and run voter engagement actions such as phone banks, lit drops, and canvassing

### **About You**
- Passion for San Francisco with some knowledge of San Francisco’s civic and political landscape is a major plus but not required
- Passion for organizing. You are always thinking about how you can develop more relationships and build up the power of the people you are working with
- Prior work on political campaigns and political organizing a plus, but not required
- 2+ years experience as a problem solver: work through data collection process errors and breakdowns, search for information or answer to a problem on their own first
- You have some familiarity or experience with basic organizing tools and principles such as power mapping, 1:1s, story of self, and ladder of engagement
- Attention to detail and excellent communication skills
- Fluency in Mandarin or Cantonese is a major plus but not required
- Flexible and focused on solutions: taking ownership of a problem, individual or team, until a solution has been found and the task is complete
- Able to confidently speak in public and lead trainings and other events
- Knowledge of digital organizing tactics and tools, including strategic use of social media platforms and email for organizing members/volunteers including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Slack, and EveryAction Network platforms as well as experience working with phone bank tools including predictive dialers and P2P SMS messaging (Scale to Win, PDI, CallHub, Hustle, etc.) preferred but not required
- Organized and self-sufficient: able to provide weekly updates to manager that clearly outline their work areas, updates, blockers, and needs
- Able to lift 30 lbs
- Work evenings and weekends as needed